Web design is the core of any web application which engages the user and hence a complex Web Design is more likely to do harm than good. A minimalist web design basically functions keeping only the essential and critical elements of the application that are important for the interface. A minimalist and simple design practice may seem like an easy task but it requires special skill set to be mastered. It is the art of keeping all that is required while letting go of all the unnecessary elements in order to keep the design efficient as well as simple with clear-cut precision. Apart from this, there are many other advantages of having a minimalist Web Design.
Faster Loading Speed
Designs which are simple and minimal are easy to process and hence load faster. Users visiting a web application have very little attention as well as patience and in order to keep them hooked onto the website it is essential to ensure the graphics and the layout load faster. As per a study 40% visitors leave the website if it takes more than 3 seconds to load. A minimalist web design will ensure faster loading to avoid such situations.
Websites that promise to do too much have to be maintained critically as a great deal of stuff goes into making such websites. Therefore, the designs of these websites need to be continuously maintained which is not good for business so, a steady and robust design is the right deal to be made.
Keeps focus on Content
The biggest advantage of a minimalist design is that it keeps the focus on the content of the website r application. Also, a design should be such so as to highlight the content and bury the distractions such as pop-ups.
User-Friendly with Easy Navigation
In most cases websites are so critically designed that it reflects on the navigation of the website. And more importantly when users find it hard to move around in a website they tend to leave the website to never return. Therefore, in order to ensure your visitors explore your website and stay there for good measure make sure to keep your navigation aligned with the design keeping both things simple and user-friendly.