Blogs about Design Trends

A new web design trend: Windows 8 'Metro' UI style

Published on the 4th November, 2012

It's strange how influential an operating system UI can be on web design. I remember back in 2006 everyone was using Apple's shiny table effect and it seems we may be about to see a wave of websites designed using Microsoft's Windows 8 'Metro' UI style. Do these large companies that make our most popular devices' operating systems set the trend, or are they one step ahead? The interesting thing this time round is that the Windows 8 style we see here is designed primarily for touch. The button...

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