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18 Awesome (Free!) Headline Fonts You Can Use On Your Website

design | resources | web design by Shannon Noack on June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Typography brings such a big design element to any website, and just by changing the font you can change the whole look of the site. We love using Google Fonts for great free fonts that are easily embedded in websites. They have hundreds of fonts to choose from, everything from handwritten fonts to special stylized fonts, and cursive fonts to big blocky fonts. There are tons of unique choices that can fit…

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Brush Up On Your Font Vocabulary

design | resources by Shannon Noack on June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are true typography nerds here at Snoack Studios and love all things type. We enjoy how different fonts have their own characteristics and how a design can be changed completely by changing the font, spacing, and color of the text. Even if the text isn’t the main element of a design, it still plays a large and integral part. Typography has it’s own set of vocabulary words that many aren’t familiar…

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Beautiful WordPress Websites

design | inspiration | web design by Shannon Noack on May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Did you know that 27% of the web is powered by WordPress? Considering how many websites are out there, that’s a large percentage! More and more websites are switching over to WordPress because it’s user-friendly, it’s easily customized, it’s secure (and constantly updated to keep it that way), and the community is very supportive and active. Many big sites and celebrities are now using WordPress including The Walt Disney Company, Dole, Chicago Sun Times, Glad,…

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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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