The key feature of modern web design is simplicity. and some of the features that make a modern web page look fresh, appealing and easy to use.
The great sites above share the following design features:
- Simple layout
- Centered orientation
- Design the content, not the page
- 3D effects, used sparingly
- Soft, neutral background colours
- Strong colour, used sparingly
- Cute icons, used sparingly
- Plenty of whitespace
- Nice big text
Let's look at these features one by one [here].