Cliche tagged articles

10Dec

2007: More Web Design Trends & Cliches

Cartoons, textures, swirls, earty tones and richer colours

It's been well over a year since I compiled the original list of web clichés, so I figured it was time to revisit some of the trends currently prevalent in web design now. [read more...]


18Jun

8 Web Design Clichés of 2006

Bandwagon ahoy!

With the advent of Web2.0, AJAX, and other new exciting technologies such as Ruby on Rails and RSS, we're seeing impressive developments in the technical backdrop to the web. One thing that has persisted throught the life of the hypertext-enabled web however, is the design cliché - trends or 'memes' that catch on amongst a large percentage of web users. We've seen dancing hamsters, Animated GIFs, the <blink> tag and Netscape Navigator all come and go - but what about the more recent trends? [read more...]