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How Often Should I Update My WordPress Site?

blogging | design | web design | WordPress by Shannon Noack on July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your website is the digital storefront for your company and is often a customer’s first, and sometimes only, impression of your business so you want to make it a good one. Keeping your WordPress website updated and well maintained is important in making a good impression, and there are lots of different things to consider: you’ll want to keep the site’s backend technology up to date so it’s secure, the style of…

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Pinterest Inspiration For Your Next Brochure

design | inspiration | marketing | social media by Shannon Noack on July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pinterest is a great place to find inspiration for any type of project, from a large home renovation to an invitation design for a party. We’ve had clients send us Pinterest boards with ideas of things they like for color palettes, fonts, website layouts and everything in between. It’s also a great source of inspiration for brochures and printed marketing materials for businesses, and a great place to check out new ideas…

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Mobile-First Web Design

design | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mobile-first web design is a method of designing and developing a website that puts the mobile experience first instead of as an afterthought, which is how websites were traditionally put together when mobile browsing first started. Cell phone and tablet usage has done nothing but go up, with some people now using their phones exclusively to surf the web, never using a desktop computer at all. With more and more mobile-savvy consumers…

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Minimalist Websites That Rock

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Minimalist web design has been trending for quite a while, and it looks like it’s a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon. Minimal design lends itself well to many things that are important on the web these days. It allows your site to load quickly, users can find what they need easily, it lends itself well to responsive and mobile design, and overall it produces sites that are clean and efficient…

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New Project: Grand Island Chamber’s Top 35 Under 35 Publication

design | new project | Snoack Studios news | testimonial by Shannon Noack on April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

We recently created this sleek 20-page publication for the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce. The publication features 35 of the top young professionals in the Grand Island community that are under 35 years old. They come from a variety of professions – education, healthcare, banking, law and marketing to name a few – and are actively involved members of the community. The Chamber wanted the publication to be vibrant, elegant and professional,…

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Web Design Trends in 2018

design | inspiration | web design | WordPress by Shannon Noack on January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

2018 has started and we’re looking forward to a great year full of new design trends and a whole new wave of styles and ideas on the web. The last few years have steadily seen more and more people surfing the web on their phones so that will continue to drive trends and how people use websites and what they expect to see (and how quickly!). With the rise of artificial intelligence,…

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The Best of Snoack Studios Blog From 2017

design | inspiration | Snoack Studios news by Shannon Noack on January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to kick off the new year! We’re certainly ready, but we do want to take a look back at 2017 and see some of our favorite posts on the Snoack Studios Blog. We’ve gathered together a collection of posts about website security, WordPress, design inspiration, and more and they are all listed here below. Let us know your…

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12 Inspiring Quotes On Design

design | fun | inspiration by Shannon Noack on November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Design has been around since the beginning of time and people love talking about the way it changes our lives and how it makes us feel and think. We love quotes on design – whether they are inspiring, funny or just so true. We gathered together a great collection of 12 quotes on design that made us smile, think, and feel inspired about being a designer as well as a consumer of…

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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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