Minimalism is a web design theme that has lorded the past five years. However, it is about a lot more than white space and a lack of information. Being huge fans of the web design style, we at MOBO thought we would dig deeper into the ‘essentials’ of minimalist.
Clean and functional
While many think that minimalist design means an inherent lack of detail, the aim is rather different, with designers removing any unnecessary information to give way to clearer, more functional websites. Though it may sound a little lazy, the same amount of usability must be provided with much fewer things to work with, meaning a clean approach is in fact a harder design process to execute.
One of the key characteristics of minimalistic web design is flat design, with flat interfaces meaning there are no shadows, highlights, gradients, textures or any
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