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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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A Showcase of Logos with Depth

inspiration | logos | trends by Shannon Noack on August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Logos come in a wide variety of designs, and although flat design has been popular the last few years, depth in logo design is trending as well. The depth in the design can come from shading, gradients, fading, darker colors to look like shadows, or other methods that are used. We gathered together a collection of great logo designs that use depth to achieve a great-looking and impactful logo. Check it out…

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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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The Best of Snoack Studios Blog From 2016

fun | inspiration | Snoack Studios news by Shannon Noack on December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

2017 is almost here! At the end of each year we like to gather together our best posts in one great collection. WordPress is always a big topic on our blog with lots of tips and resources, and security is becoming a big topic as well – be sure to check out those posts to make sure you stay on top of security concerns for your own website. We also talk about design…

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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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