January 8, 2018 By Elle Rudick,
Written By: Elle Rudick, User Experience (UX) Designer at Digital Operative

Let’s face it: trends are constantly coming and going. In the never-ending competition to stay current with design shifts- is there a cost for users? When it comes to ecommerce, every unique experience, from the site structure to the micro-interactions, must keep customers forming a bond, advocating for their brand, and returning for more.

We looked at current, popular ecommerce design trends and discovered sites that use them to their advantage to create a better shopping experience. The trends that we reviewed include:

  • Long scrolling pages
  • Smooth animations and narratives
  • Autoplay videos
  • GIFs
  • Unconventional navigations
  • More minimalism
  • Ghost buttons
  • Conversational forms

Check out our white paper to learn how to take advantage of these design trends from a user experience (UX) perspective as you work to optimize your ecommerce site for 2018.


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