Cards are a popular design choice in 2015 because of their compatibility with mobile screens

“2015 is the Year of the Card,” Carrie Cousins writes. Mobile apps from Flipboard to Spotify to Tinder are using cards as a design feature, because of their compatibility with mobile screens. Cards work well on mobile because they’re almost the same size and shapes as mobile screens. But cards can be used in both mobile and desktop design, creating a consistent experience across devices.