Just like the ebb and flow, trends in webdesign come and go. Some of them set the foundation for future trends, some are just one-hit wonders.
Butterflies following the mouse, scroll effects, textures, shadows, rounded corners, bubbly buttons, bouncy animations, cards, material design — the list goes on forever.
All trends follow the same path. You can feel them coming. You follow them until the first 10 ways how to… list appears. Then you witness their decay.
Half a year later your first client asks for them.