Flat design is a minimalist approach that’s two-dimensional. It strips away complex design elements, such as texture, gradient, and dimension, which are often used to make an image more lifelike.
In place of those complex design elements, flat designs make use of straightforward typography, striking shapes, and bright colors. We’ll get into that later on.
If this is confusing to you, don’t worry about it; it’ll become clearer when we take a look at some examples.