Podcast: 3 website design trends for 2021

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In this episode we discuss three website design trends that you need to know for 2021 to keep your users engaged for longer and stay ahead of the game.

Leading the conversation is Vertical Leap’s Head of Creative – Kirsty McLean, Creative Account Manager – Lisa Morgan and Web Developer – Verity Maton. We discuss:

  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality
  • Voice recognition

Speakers

Kirsty heads up the creative team at Vertical Leap and has been bridging the gap between the practical and the aesthetic for over 15 years.

Lisa is Creative Account Manager at Vertical Leap and has over 14 years agency experience. Lisa started her career as a graphic designer, before moving into account management. She specialises in creative, website development and user experience.

Verity is a developer at Vertical Leap with a particular interest in how humans and technology interact.

Resources

Articles for research about 2021 trends
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2020/09/14/the-5-biggest-technology-trends-in-2021-everyone-must-get-ready-for-now/
https://www.adobe.com/max/2020/sessions/designing-to-challenge-reality-a-conceptual-toolki-od6307.html
https://uk.pcmag.com/news/129506/gartners-top-strategic-technology-trends-for-2021
https://www.thetechlearn.com/latest-technology-trends/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2020/10/26/gartners-top-nine-strategic-tech-trends-for-2021/  

Google Lighthouse guide on what their tool measures and how to improve your site for it
https://web.dev/performance-scoring/  

How to optimize your site
http://blog.rdpr.co.uk/how-to-carry-out-a-website-review-in-three-easy-steps  https://resources.mojomedialabs.com/blog/4-steps-to-perform-a-website-audit-present-your-findings-toolkit  

This article came out after we recorded but it’s also pretty relevant
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54658147  

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Michael Dominy

Michael is a designer at Vertical Leap.

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