Just launched… Elizabeth Brosnan Hourihan Interiors website. Elizabeth is a talented designer with a background in architecture and a sensibility for historical structures and collections. If you love beautiful spaces be sure to visit her portfolio or Continue reading “EBH Interiors Site Launched”
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I’m happy to announce a beautiful and functional web site refresh for Vanguard Moving in Bethel, CT (http://vmslct.com/). Vanguard was running a standard WordPress theme for their website. Their Design to Spec update took them to the next level with a new, customized theme and a new graphic on their home page that adds more POP! and communicates better that they move families from one place to another.
The main focus of the update was give the site more UMPH! and to use responsive web design to make it look great on smart phones and tablets. Working with the client we also agreed that their business would benefit from having the “Request A Quote” button in a prominent position.
Take a peek. http://vmslct.com/
This summer Design to Spec LLC celebrated it’s 11th anniversary. When I launched my design business I didn’t grab a name based on a common phrase, but chose carefully a phrase that describes how I design and how the company does business.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a speck as “a very small piece or spot” while a spec is “a detailed description of work to be done.” Both words refer to small features, however a spec delves deeper to define the details. Yes, a spec defines the details and… this is important… a spec also imbues the details with meaning, which of course is the reason behind the use of a spec.
Join together the specs for a website and you have the road-map to the completed design project. Each spec contains the details agreed upon between the designer and client—and they have meaning, therefore they are used for a reason and serve a purpose in the design of the website.
Soothe the Soul is the healing practice of Deborah Pantalena. Both a RN and practitioner of Reiki, Reflexology, and Sound Healing, Deborah wanted to update her website to reflect her own duality and her own connection with nature– sea and sand, air and grass, trees and creatures. WORDPRESS also fulfills Deborah’s need for a blogging area and to be able to refresh her website with new information and images. Continue reading “A New Website for Soothe The Soul”