Have you noticed how many websites make use of dashed and dotted lines? We have checked a number of web design galleries and it looks like this trend has been with us for at least two years now and it still continues. If you want to see this yourself, here are 20 websites for your inspiration.
In the below examples, dashed and dotted lines are used to divide space, emphasize certain areas of the layout or to show website users the path they should follow to view website content. Information about the movement of an object can also be presented with the help of a dashed or a dotted line. Sometimes dashed lines are nothing more than decoration. However, one thing is for sure, whether being used as a border, a path or anything else; a dashed line definitely gets attention and helps the site stand out.
The Dashed Line Trend is Here to Stay
Hundreds of articles have been written about the importance of simplicity in web design and one of the key points to achieve simplicity is to present information visually. That is why dashed lines with their ability to visually communicate information are so popular with web masters and web designers throughout the world.
Here is a collection of great examples of website design incorporating dashed and/or dotted lines.
You see, dashed lines can add that little something to the design of your site, so it becomes more appealing and trendy. A dashed line can serve many purposes, from dividing content into sections to showing website visitors the path. Also, a line often makes the design more dynamic.
If you know other inspiring examples of using dashed and dotted lines in website design, please be sure to leave a comment in the section below.