As off today, the ‘grunge’ look is one of the styles in web-design that is becoming widely popular. This look can be easily identified by its textured backgrounds, rough edges, irregular, uneven and even faded out visual elements. While the 2.0 are simple designs consisting of straight lines with glossy edges, the grunge look is edgy and takes its inspiration from urban settings. In other words, the grunge look is everything the traditional2.0 style isn’t. Traditional designers even deem this style to be ‘sloppy’. Irrespective of purist opinions, the grunge look is here to stay!
Many Web design Vancouver professionals include uses of creative and unconventional designs to create web-pages that are defiant, rustic and even drastic. It is a common belief of traditional web designers that a grunge look gives a sense of loss of control in design and content flow on a website. This is completely untrue. The grunge style when implemented with systematic grids enables web-designers to create an edgy space where content and design flows are not compromised.
Here are some interesting examples of websites with the grunge look:
Designing a website with a grunge look defiantly tests the creativity of a web designer. Though the grunge style may offer more opportunities to the designer to have fun with the design, it is important not to get too carried away. The grunge look enables designers to even include hand drawn elements.
The grunge look definitely helps websites stand out from other simpler apple-inspired web designs. A number of businesses today are interested in positioning themselves as urban, edgy and chic. Fashion houses, celebrity websites, and even church sites opt for the grunge look to appeal to masses.
Grunge themes have become popular among web designers over-all simply because of the visually stunning elements that can be added onto the website. Implementing a good grunge theme enables designers to bring out the personality of a company, brand, institution or individual the website is being built for in creative ways. This style allows web design Vancouver professionals to stretch their imaginations and still maintain the websites integrity through the content and superior visual capabilities. The dawn of the grunge look has definitely brought about the death of traditional design formats and the birth of a newer edgier era in web design.