Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Yet another web site Crit...

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Yet another web site Crit...

    Hi Folks

    I've always been too scared of posting any of my work in here!

    My original background is in movable type, through to cut and paste, finally to Quark XPress, Indesign, Illy, Freehand, Photoshop, etc.

    I've recently been trying my hand at web design and launched a site this morning for a client. I would really like some feedback from you folks (and yes, I've dug out my thickest jumper and an overcoat!).

    Site is here:
    http://www.questbulgaria.com

    Be gentle please!

    Chris

  • #2
    Originally posted by bulgariacalling View Post
    Hi Folks

    I've always been too scared of posting any of my work in here!

    My original background is in movable type, through to cut and paste, finally to Quark XPress, Indesign, Illy, Freehand, Photoshop, etc.

    I've recently been trying my hand at web design and launched a site this morning for a client. I would really like some feedback from you folks (and yes, I've dug out my thickest jumper and an overcoat!).

    Site is here:
    http://www.questbulgaria.com

    Be gentle please!

    Chris
    Looks good! Is it using a custom CMS or an open source CMS?

    Comment


    • #3
      Thanks Mike. Standard Joomla stuff with a load of Joomla components bolted on. Fair bit of hacking around in the css files to get the desired look but it came together reasonably well in the end (well, that's my opinon, I'm sure there will be more crits in here shortly to correct that!).

      Chris

      Comment


      • #4
        Au contraire - I think it looks good! I'm also branching into webdesign and am just taking a look at MODx. Did it take long?

        Comment


        • #5
          Thanks Kate! It wasn't too bad as the client already had an existing site so the actual content was there. It was a matter of a complete redesign, adding some new stuff (Member Area, Classified Directory, Business Directory, Events Calendar, etc.).

          From the initial specification and my mock-up of the front page and section pages in Photoshop I would say it's been around five weeks from starting the redesign, fine tuning to launch this morning.

          (having said that my caffeine and nicotine levels have gone up somewhat during that time!)

          Comment


          • #6
            For a site that size I would think that's good - well done! I'm just negotiating on my first real (paying client) website. . .

            Comment


            • #7
              It's... how do I put this.. great.

              You have some extra grey padding in your dropdown navigation in firefox.
              Swedish Meatball Pornography

              Comment

              Search

              Collapse

              Advertisement

              Collapse

              Latest Topics

              Collapse

              • bigdata
                Reply to Need help again...
                bigdata
                I think it's Gin, but it could be Bourbon.

                Bottoms up!
                Today, 11:36 AM
              • PrintDriver
                Reply to Introduction and thinking about freelancing
                PrintDriver
                I'm sorta thinking along the line of Cosmo but I work in large format where you have to actually look at a strike-off to see what needs to be fixed. And like Cosmo mentions, you have hours, sometimes...
                Today, 11:02 AM
              • Cosmo
                Reply to Introduction and thinking about freelancing
                Cosmo
                Don't take this the wrong way.... but why would someone outsource prepress work? And especially only 10 hours a week worth? And with working full time now, when would you be doing it? All the prepress...
                Today, 10:41 AM
              • kemingMatters
                Reply to Purchasing Previous Versions
                kemingMatters
                I recently bought into the cloud for myself, I was more than a little skeptical at first. CS6 or earlier versions become a bit of a gamble considering the unknown lifespans (when OS's stop supporting...
                Today, 10:11 AM
              • seamas
                Reply to Advice on if a design would work in the US?
                seamas
                The irony in the USA is that the same person who would take offense to a shirt like that would think nothing about having one fly behind their pickup truck getting tattered from the wind and elements--or...
                Today, 09:39 AM

              GDF A division of Mediabistro Holdings Adweek | Mediabistro | Clio | Film Expo Group Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy Copyright 2016 Mediabistro Holdings
              Working...
              X