Long shadow a new trend after the flat design. The trend is impacting UI elements and icons the strongest, and designers also start using into other parts of website design and mobile user interface.
Long shadow design has been mostly used in icons and logos. Shadows live within the element canvas and often extend outside an object to the surrounding frame. Many of the long shadow concepts we are seeing come from projects where designers are looking for creative ways to build icons for Apple iOS 7.
As already told you! long shadow design seems to be an evolution of the flat design trend. Designers looking to create more depth but work within the concept of flat design have created a sort of middle ground with long shadows.
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50 Beautiful Long Shadow Examples in Flat Design
After the Apple iOS 7, most of the mobile user interfaces is turned into Flat Design. And next big thing coming in design trend is “Long Shadow“. As you might be able to imagine, this trend includes objects with disproportionately long shadows, and for some reason it looks absolutely fantastic.
Here’s a big list of long shadow examples in flat design that we picked up from dribbble.com, behance.net and all over the internet.
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Illustrated Bowiewolf with Long Shadow
Typography “Hello” with Long Shadow
Matsebneesh Mobile UI
Long Shadow Design
Flat iPhone 5 Adobe Fireworks Template
Social Media Icons
Twitter Long Shadow
Dribbble long shadow
Apple Long Shadow iOS icon
Mobile company iOS App icon with long shadows
Long Shadow App Icon
SPARK – Long Shadow Icon
Flat Icon Design – Long Shadows
Long shadow Mail Icon
Shoppinpal Icon with Long Shadow
Designmodo logo with long shadow
GDJ logo with long shadow
Date App Icon
YouPix Long Shadow icon
Flat Long Shadow
Flat magnify icon
GIG App Icon
Google Play – Long Shadow
iOS 7 App Icon
Sync is the New Save
Long Shadow Design – Superman Icon
MacBook Pro Longshadow
iOS7 longshadow icon
Flat Design Long Shadow
Inner Outer Shadow
Cloud Icon with Long Shadow
Dribbble Mobile App
Minion iOS7 Icon
Flat Icon “Frontend”
Palette Longshadow Icon
Flat Profile for Social Fashion Network – iOS app
Long Shadow in typography
Long Shadow Design
Long Shadow – Google APN improved
Long shadow love: iOS 7 icons
Long Shadow is the New Flat
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