Trends come and go but basics rule live on forever. But every year, certain design ideas and elements capture the collective imagination of web designers around the world. In 2012, responsive web design gained a lot of popularity, mobile web designers broke out of the skeuomorphism shell and explored new ideas, and most designers finally got fed up with Flash elements.
It is not easy to foretell the next big thing in web design. But, looking at the way things have turned out in 2012, we can make an educated guess about web design trends that will dominate 2013. PLAVEB takes a quick look at them.