User Interface Trends To Watch Out For In 2020


As the rapid growth of technology continues, the influence that it has over anything digital also grows stronger. When it comes to website design, there are many trends that exist and as the years go by, these trends increase in number. As we recently entered a new decade in the new millenium, it's more likely that web design will be more innovative.

One of the main objectives of website design is to give visitors a satisfying user experience. An element that is vital to achieve that is the user interface. Designing an innovative and user friendly UI can make or break every web developer's work.

As we move forward onto a new decade, it's important that web developers stay on top of what's new and what's falling out in terms of UI design. Knowledge is their sharpening tool so they'll be able to stay at pace in the fast changing landscape of the internet. With that in mind, this article will discuss the user interface trends to watch out for in 2020.


Storytelling in web design is a concept only thought of in terms of user experience. Unbeknownst to some, user interface designers can also play an essential role in the storytelling process. By using typography, color, animation, and interaction design harmoniously, UI designers can layout the stories needed for a good user experience.

Unique microinteractions

Microinteractions are the perfect proof that details and attention can greatly improve overall user experience. In UI design, sometimes even the subtlest of changes can make a huge impact. That's why it's unfortunate that some developers and stakeholders tend to overlook them because most of the time, they are so blended in the interface.

Microinteractions can elevate a UI design from functional to exceptional. They provide extra insight and feedback to users, which they really appreciate and is important to avoid confusion and promote interactiveness. It wouldn't be surprising that this element would remain and would impact web design price this 2020.

3D graphics

3D graphics was first introduced to the world decades ago and has dramatically improved since. New web browser capabilities have allowed for 3D graphics to be utilized by web developers to implement it on modern web and mobile interfaces. This makes a website's UI eye-catching , adding more to the overall user experience.

Asymmetrical layouts

Traditional template layouts are most likely out while asymmetrical layouts will be the new 'in' thing in 2020 and going forward. Proper use of asymmetrical layouts adds dynamic, personality, and character to UI designs. There is also a wider room for creativity with this layout as it offers plenty of options and opportunities for creation.

Virtual and augmented reality

Although these concepts are mostly prominent in the gaming industry, they also bring innovation and new technologies into digital product design. 2019 was a big year for both of these technologies and 2020 will be no different. Brands will be investing and exploring these avenues for opportunities to boost their digital efforts.

Wrapping up

Most of these trends have a high possibility of continuous growth and evolution. 2020 will be another exciting year to explore and learn more about user interface design. Standards are guaranteed to change and the usefulness and appeal of UIs will greatly improve as well.

This guest post was written by Edwin Deponte, a motivational writer who is also passionate about SEO, social media, and digital marketing. He's frequently invited to company training and seminars to give talks about cultivating one's digital marketing strategies.

by Steve Hall    Apr- 7-20   Click to Comment   
Topic: Publishing