We talked and posted a lot of visual design references that we believe are the new trends for 2016. The Abduzeedo blog is a good example with some of the styles for typography, especially vertical orientation texts on the sides, a lot of white space and a non-uniform grid.
Hristo Hristov is a designer based in Frankfurt, Germany. He has put together a quite inspiring set of comps on web design featuring a quite elegant editorial design style that seems to be perfect translated to the web. I found out about his work while browsing to Dribbble for some web design inspiration. There are a lot of things I love about his work, from typography with huge contrast of font sizes to the composition of the page structure. I am definitely taking some notes from his projects for the new Abduzeedo design.