Here are five web design trends which could shape 2013:
Prediction #1: Responsive Web Design
This probably isn't the most adventurous of predictions - since you certainly are aware of this trend already. Most of the sites we crafted in 2012 were responsive from the very beginning and 2013 will probably see responsive design establish itself as a must-have rather than a nice-to-have feature. Here is a selection of responsive sites we made:
Prediction #2: Full Screen Backgrounds
One upcoming design trend, without a doubt, are full screen background images on websites. Like responsive web design it started to surface more frequently last year and will not disappear anytime soon.
Prediction #3: Centered Logos
A few years ago I always had the feeling that a logo should be in the top left or top right corner of a website. But since then many things have changed. Nowadays I am a huge fan of centered logos and predict more centered logos in 2013. LikeMag, one of our latest projects, features a centered logo.
Prediction #4: The Sidebar
After a few year in the wilderness the sidebar will have its comeback. Way back in the times when people used frames for their sites, sidebars were really popular and 2013 will see their renaissance - but this time with cool CSS3 transitions and mind-blowing effects.
Prediction #5: Retina Display Support
With Apple's line-up of high-resolution (hi-res) displays, we will hopefully see more support for Retina displays this year. We already released some projects with hi-res support: