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2017 Web Design Trends

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! A new year brings a new set of trends in the ever-changing web design world. Each year we see trends rise and fall in popularity and are largely dictated by changing technology and how we use it. Mobile usage has been steadily on the rise, and the web has changed greatly because of it. We’ve seen responsive design grow because of the growing amount of mobile users as well as a…

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Business Stationary That Inspires

business | design | inspiration | marketing by Shannon Noack on November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Business stationary doesn’t have to be boring – it can be beautiful AND functional at the same time. It definitely needs to serve a purpose and allow you to write and send letters and documents and be legible, but it can also leave a lasting impression with its recipient as well. We’ve gathered together a collection of creative, bold, classic, and stunning stationary examples that stand out and make their business look exceptional….

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Vibrant Websites With Video Backgrounds

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Video backgrounds are an increasing trend that we’re seeing in more and more websites, giving the user a more vibrant and rich experience. People like to see motion and movement in websites, giving them something something to look at and more to experience on the site. Using a video as a background is a great opportunity to provide movement with meaningful content that the user can appreciate and enjoy. Some videos use…

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Beautiful Business Card Inspiration

business | design | inspiration | marketing by Shannon Noack on February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A business card is one of the most important marketing materials for a small business and should be something that stands out and makes a statement about who you are as a company. Thick, quality paper with an eye-catching design versus cheap paper and a plain design make a very different statement – which one should represent your company when you’re meeting new people and trying to make the best first impression? Check out these awesome…

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2016 Web Design Trends

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year we like to make some predictions on what the trends will be in web design for the coming year. Many of these trends have emerged in previous years, but will be much more prevalent this year. With increased mobile browsing comes the need to adapt websites to a user on the go that has a short attention span and a need for information quickly. Bold text, large photos, more icons,…

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Big, Beautiful Background Photo Websites

design | inspiration | web design by Shannon Noack on October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many sites lately are using large responsive backgrounds filled with an eye-catching photo that gives users a stunning first view of their site when they visit. We love this trend and gathered together a collection of great websites that have an eye-catching mix of excellent photography, responsive design, and a great big, beautiful look. Check out the collection in our post today and feel free to add your own favorites in the…

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The Holidays Are Coming!

design | fun by Shannon Noack on October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday cards! We love working with families and businesses to create custom cards, both printed and emailed, that are funny, sweet, silly and just your style. We can work with you to create something simple or elaborate that your family and friends will love. Starting in October will allow us time to work with you on the design so they can be completed before Thanksgiving! Custom Printed…

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Circular Logo Design Inspiration

design | inspiration | logos by Shannon Noack on August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Circular logo design is a common trend you’ll see although it certainly isn’t anything new in the world of branding. It’s a great way to contain an image within the logo, the whole logo itself, or to create a symbol that can be used all on its own outside of the logo. It can be used in a variety of different ways for logo design, so we’ve gathered together a collection of great…

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New Project: Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting Pieces

design | marketing | new project by Shannon Noack on July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year we completed a print project for the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting. First, we added some additional fonts, colors, and ideas to their brand standards to rejuvenate their style and give them a broader scope of ideas to choose from when creating new marketing pieces. Then, we applied those new ideas and designed their annual meeting marketing pieces, an invitation and a 20 page annual report. The…

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New Logo & Website Design: Heirloom

design | new project | new website launch | testimonial | web design by Shannon Noack on May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

We recently completed a stylish new look for Heirloom, a new boutique catering & event design company based in Falls Church, Virginia. We designed an elegant and vintage look that speaks to the company’s name, Heirloom. They curate beautiful and stylish events, designing the whole experience for weddings, galas & social parties. They plan upscale yet casual events with seasonal menus that utilize fresh, local food, and rustic, trendy and creative event themes, as well as elegant and beautiful decor….

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