As the world’s market moves online, UI/UX design has become more important than ever. The arrival of new technologies has triggered the potential of UI/UX at its best and more innovative. Here are the top 10 innovative UI/UX trends to look out for in 2022.
1. Dark Mode
Until last year designing a site with white background along with a lot of white space was the trend. Now, it’s turning towards dark mode & low contrast light mode. A dark theme enhances visibility and saves a lot of battery power on users’ gadgets.
2. Advanced Cursor Interactions
Utilizing cursor movement as an input will give minimalist and intuitive feelings. The cursor movement experienced a major revolution with the usage of UX design programs like Figma. Designers design clean and smart behavior designs with advanced and custom cursor interactions.
Small visual movements like hover color and animated action will have a great impact on UX/UI design. These micro-interactions are meant to provide a better user experience. It enables users to engage with more interest and joy.
4. Design for Wearables
2022 enforces UI/UX designers to deliver content more naturally and flexibly, adapting to all types of screen pixels.
Wearable gadgets have been popularized among the younger generation recently. Designers need to deliver lightweight interactional designs suitable for smartphones and smartwatches.
5. Utilizing 3D & Animations
Using the 3D art & animation design will provide the required hype to your site interface, especially for an eCommerce site. UI/UX designers may worry about site loading time, but accounting for the 5G technology, it won’t be any delay in site loading.
6. Localization in User Experience & Content
Personalization and localization will be in the limelight throughout 2022 and beyond to gain a better user experience. So, UI/UX designers should do their research to spot the required localization in UX/UI designs suitable for each market.
7. Low Code & No-Code Platform
In the recent past, low code and no-code software gained popularity worldwide. These platforms enable anyone to build and launch their website. So, UX/UI designers need to be more creative and innovative to design more unique pages.
8. Design for Foldable Gadgets
Android 12 has encouraged developers to develop apps for foldable screens. The year 2022 will witness a lot of gadgets with a foldable screen. So, it is better to design apps suitable for foldable screens.
9. Emotional Design
UI/UX designers should design products anticipating and accommodating the needs and responses of users who access them. Designers should deliver designs based on the human-centered opportunity that allows people to understand the products much easier.
10. Inclusive Design
The UI/UX designs should be more than just accessing the medium of a site in 2022 and beyond. A designer should design products acknowledging various human factors like race, gender, age, language, etc.
What Is Influence on the Trend of this Year?
The latest technologies have influenced a lot in UI/UX designs, changing the way we interact with gadde barriers agets. Considering ongoing trand trade wars, adapting to the latest UI/UX trends is inevitable for businesses to stay in the competition. The above-listed trends will be in the limelight throughout 2022 and beyond.