Let’s journey to the land where pixels and wireframes dance harmoniously to create incredible user experiences; where white space fills the air and encourages the most soothing breaths you could ever dream of; where bold colors shimmer like a beautiful sunset over the ocean, giving off that quintessential “pop” that every non-designer so desperately craves.
Not every website will come together as picturesque as the one we’ve just painted, and, in most cases, the above is merely a dream scenario, at least from the outset.
But that’s why we’re here to help!
How to Decide If It’s Time for a New Website
A good website showcases its brand, products, and services. But how do you know when to revamp your online presence?
First and foremost, if your website looks like a relic from the ’90s, complete with pixelated images and clunky navigation, it’s a clear indicator that a redesign is long overdue. A modern, visually appealing website is essential to captivate and engage today’s users.
Additionally, if your website isn’t mobile-friendly, you’re missing out on potential visitors who primarily browse the internet on their phones or tablets. A responsive design that adapts seamlessly to various devices is no longer a luxury. In today’s digital world, it is a necessity.
By staying attuned to these key indicators and embracing the evolving digital landscape, you can ensure that your website remains a valuable asset in driving growth and success.
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Where to Pull Inspiration for Website Designs
Design inspiration can come from the most random, unsolicited places. A quick Google search can generate thousands of options at the click of a button, but all this can get overwhelming and tedious to explore.
That’s why we’ve compiled some of our favorite website designs to spark creativity and harvest inspiration to help get you started on your next website design project.
This website informs the public about the Adams Presidential Center to honor John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and their families.
It features plenty of scrolling animations plus multiple interactive carousels that condense page length and customize different pages.
The design highlights select brands and distributors, includes a customer portal, and features a vast product catalog that incorporates countless images sure to make the tastebuds water.
JV Manufacturing’s site uses bold design elements, video, and interactive hovers to reel the viewer in and keep them engaged.
The contact page features a creative look at how a typically generic page layout can transform something from bland to unique with color and layering effects.
Talk about information overload. This site doesn’t hold back on content resources, but the user-friendly layout makes all the information incredibly easy to navigate and digest.
Incorporating interactive maps, content, and videos are excellent techniques to keep visitors engaging with your pages longer.
It’s becoming more uncommon to see full-screen website layouts, but the MidAtlantic Energy Services website executes this style brilliantly.
The large text on top of the slightly overlaid images feels fresh compared to the many boring white-space-filled corporate sites that flood the internet.
Bonus points: this site uses dark mode-friendly, inversed layouts!
Spot a trend yet? All the sites on our list incorporate unique interactivity, and the Cleveland Research Company website fits the bill, too.
In addition to the breathable layout, the site incorporates a variety of candid employee photos. We recommend checking out the careers page for an excellent depiction of how to use photography as a hiring tool.
Who knew foot insoles could look so cool? This site incorporates bright pops (see what we did there) of bold blues and purples for a trendy, modern palette.
The hover effects on the homepage’s insole infographic offer an excellent user experience, while the rest of the site makes it easy to find additional information.
The Brookeville website offers unique navigational pieces and incorporates bright videos and images that blend well with the site’s palette.
The homepage’s video hero immediately captures visitors’ attention, while interactive pop-ups and timelines add extra personalization and engagement to the design.
The IEE website perfectly embodies what visitors expect from an informational higher education site. The design plays perfectly off of The University of Pittsburgh’s corporate branding but adds personality that derives from being a carbon copy of other websites. The animations for statistical callouts and hover effects particularly stand out.
The Precision Fluid Power website offers extensive product and resource libraries with user-friendly contact options. Category filtration takes this user experience to another level to easily find whatever you may be looking for.
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In collaboration with our in-house web developers, we’ll work to create the best digital experience possible for your audience, along with enticing visual elements to reel them in.
Web design isn’t all about what you see, but if the visuals aren’t appealing, customers have no reason to delve further into learning about you. You only have one chance at a first impression; let us make it count.
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