Oct 13, 2014

Website Design Trends That You Should Look For This Halloween

Holidays are drawing near, and with Halloween, the US is going to wrap itself in the festive fever. From September to November, the US and Canada celebrate Halloween thoroughly. Just turn around to look at the spooky decoration during the peak hours with corn mazes, haunted houses, parties, jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin pies, all tends to gear up the festive mood.
Apart from the brick and mortar stores, we see the similar festive fervor across the web. Halloween websites are very popular these days. Especially, you can view the fervor more across eCommerce websites.
And when it comes to designing a Halloween web page you must add a lot of fun and activities to personalize your brand. You need to design your website with a little spooky and scary idea to give your visitors a shock, or add activities to take up your best turn this festive season.

Bang with a BOOOOOOO….

Elaborate and pompous decorations bring a colorful and gleeful image about Halloween, so your website must cheer up with fresh and innovative appeal. You must utilize the opportunity to keep your sales pipeline filled and made business out of every opportunity. Halloween website design is not all about the change of the entire web design concept, but it is the addition of a few short-term designs to get into the mood of Halloween.
Design expertise on which we took a good hand this festive season for some of our client has some eminent features. It carries high value to add forward this season. Recently, we followed up on web 2.0 blog with an infographic sharing insight on- 7 Tips to Stop Scaring Customer with Weird Website Design and as for now we thought to help readers recognize the extent of use of Halloween goodies on their websites and the order to follow.

  • Spooky Pumpkins
    Halloween Pumpkin is the most common design and every one in five designers are trying is trying to make it spooky as it can be. Jack-o-Lantern gives a lot of senses and must occupy the banner ads of your stores.
  • Witches Hat
    Use of Halloween symbols such as Witches Hat is not going to change the design concept, but a decoration element which you can use in the navigation bar or drop-down menu or might use to replace the letter “A” is you design. (If you have any)
  • Cold Skulls
    Use of skull in website is a bit spookier and can shock your visitor more than any other element if you can use it in the right way. You can use it replace letters or use it in the page illustrations. The use of blood shedding from the skull could be a good idea if the designer knows where and how to use it.
  • Spiders-n-Webs
    Keeping the website same, yet introducing a festive glee with Halloween elements like cobweb and spiders can be interesting. You can use it conveniently in any size making it sit on a large or hollow letter giving a distinctive look to your site.

Apart from the above elements, you can use broomsticks, spooky trees, bats, and body parts. However, in a context to the use of Halloween elements in your website make sure you follow the norms to keep its website color, imagery and typography on track.

COLOR– To set the Halloween mood designers prefer to use the color orange, but they have to make sure that the use it in a way to match the clients corporate colors as well and keep the flow in line.
IMAGERY– A picture can tell a thousand words, and when it comes to website design, it says more than thousands. Picking the right image, this Halloween would help to explain the messages, products and emotion you want to convey through your brand.
TYPOGRAPHY– Make sure the fonts use on your website should be in a way you stylize them, but also works with the design. Check out some cool fonts that we prefer to use this festive season.
As an Web Design Service provider in India, we put best of our efforts to carve effective Ecommerce website design that match up the festive spirits and helps our client gain maximum conversions. Our e-commerce designs are perfectly custom built directed to your specific needs. We create an impression, and our design leaves an online presence makes sure that you website maintain stability yet uniqueness to drive more customers this peak season.

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Pratip Biswas

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