Website Architecture

Kingston University by hbcreativity.com

Wayfinding, 3d Maps and Room Finding Software

Wayfinding, 3d Maps and Room Finding Software

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Kingston University approached us to help them with wayfinding and maps for each of their campuses and halls of residence. The maps were used for easy hand held wayfinding for students to find their way around the complex maze of campus buildings.

We created a range of illustrative maps annotating what each building looks like which helps visual navigation. As part of the wayfinding project we also created a simple room finding navigator. Students and staff can input the room code they wish to find and our room finder delivers easy location results. The search result shows them which campus site, where on campus the building is and finally a detailed floor plan highlighting floor level and the room they require.

 

SocialButterfly-website

The personal card creator for all your friends and play dates

The personal card creator for all your friends and play dates

Company Background:
Social Butterfly. A business start up we had the pleasure of working alongside as they launched their company. The concept was to create a range of unique designer ‘Mummy cards” perfect for mums to give to friends for when their children had play-dates. The cards could be personalised so they could include doctors contact details, allergies or the cards could just be used as personal business cards.

The company invited select designers and illustrators to create designs and layouts for each card. The typefaces were specially The personal card for all your friends and play dates

The Challenge:
E Commerce dynamic website
This was a big challenge and the key was to make the site user friendly and to easily flow all the way through to purchase. The card designs had specific selected typefaces which worked the best with the design. To keep design consistency the user could not change the typeface or font size so all of these had to be specially loaded onto the site. Once a card was selected and the user starts to personalise their card the details are shown instantly as they type. For the full ordering system to work we integrated RBS online secure payment for all orders.

Website Features:
Friendly fun design
Easy user experience
Memorable standout design
Personally designed cards
Easy purchase and smooth transactions

If you have an ecommerce website we’d love to hear from you?
Contact us for a friendly chat, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.

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Willow Lane responsive design for home page

New Willow Lane Website

New Willow Lane Website

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Company Background:
Willow Lane
The Willow Lane Trading Estate has been a well established centre of Commerce and Industry for a number of years. With over 150 businesses employing over 2,500 people. The Willow Lane Trading Estate has been a well established centre of Commerce and Industry for a number of years.

The Challenge:
Build a reputation for a Business Estate
Our project was to be a major part of the improvements across the estate. We developed the site so it would promote the estate showing off it’s full potential to new and existing bushiness. The website also becomes an important tool for businesses on the estate to network and keep up to date on their latest news.  We based the website on promoting the skills of each company on the estate there by also promoting the area as a whole. Each business has their own personal profile page which is a micro-site in itself.

Each company has all their important information in an easy to view format. Their contact details, a bio, logo, photograph and personalised maps. The way-finding maps can be downloaded by new clients and contractors to show exactly where they are on the estate. There are driving maps which clearly show the driving route with road signage and one way systems marked up. They also have a map showing their location on the estate itself.

The site has been very successful with the management company receiving many inquiries for vacant premises, job vacancies and possible promotion opportunities.

Website Features:
Crisp, clear, clean design
User friendly
Individual company profile micro sites
Individual company maps
News and information resource
Promoting the area for business

If you have project requiring a website, graphics or mapping we’d love to hear from you?
Contact us for a […]

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Tenderlawn Lawn Care

Tenderlawn Lawn Care

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Background:
Tenderlawn lawn care is an established family owned and run business. They provide new turf, lawn care and garden services for business and residential properties.

The Challenge:
We created a website with a strong visual impact to catch visitors attention. Our clean design and imagery endorses the quality of their work. With all out websites we spent a a long time on the site architecture and wire frame designs.

On this exciting project HB designed this website from the ground up (no pun intended) and enjoyed the luxury of free reign on creativity.  We created a stylish and homely feel to their website. The design has improved their customer base and won them new clients.
We developed a hassle free quick call back for customers to get in touch.
A newsletter sign up to be kept in touch of their season tips and company offers.
Set up their Facebook page to allow for the latest news and tips to effortlessly feed into peoples hands.
We also tied in the feed onto the home page to promote visitors to sign up.
Checkatrade link to assure clients independently of their quality

Website Features:
E commerce
Quick quotes and call back
Facebook Integration
Email newsletter designs and sign up management

Web hosting
Search Engine Optimisation
Customised Content Management System

How can we help you?
If you would like to discuss your business, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.

Forty-hall-website

Forty Hall Banqueting

Forty Hall Banqueting

Background:
Forty Hall is a magnificent Grade 1 listed venue set in 10 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The banqueting suite occupies a 17th century Jacobean Coach House; an ideal venue for conferences, meetings, dinners, receptions and weddings 20 to 240 guests.

The Challenge:
The venue is run by Richmond Catering and they needed to promote their venue as bookings were down. We were called in to establish a solid design they could carry forward onto print and social platforms and above all to increase bookings and the image of the venue.

Firstly, we organised a photoshoot to make the very best of the amazing architectural features of the venue. Our design followed naturally from our stunning photos and we created a visually exciting site whilst importantly presenting all the content clearly.

Website Features:
Detailed Floor Plans
Online booking forms
Detailed food and drink packages
Location maps

The result:
HB won a four way pitch to design and develop the new website for Forty Hall Banqueting.  After our redesign they received 3 wedding bookings from the launch event alone. They continue to go from strength to strength.

How can we help you?
If you would like to discuss your business, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.

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Taylor Mowbray Acountancy and Legal Training

Taylor Mowbray Acountancy and Legal Training

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Background:
Taylor Mowbray llp provide financial management and business training for solicitors and accountants. They provide knowledge and develop skills assisting growth and increasing profitability of your firm.  They are highly regarded professionals and at the top of their field.

The Challenge:
HB were approached by Taylor Mowbray to design and build their new website in tangent with their new brand launch. Their brief was for  a design that stood out from their competitors, generally legal websites are grey and flooded with information.

Our design created a personal, conversational style to the website. The colour choice is striking and memorable which provides a breath of fresh air to the industry standard grey.

Above all, their ROI paid off and the website has achieved much acclaim from Taylor Mowbray clients which has let to increased business for them.

Website Features:
Responsive Design for optimised viewing on mobile or tablet
A clean, crisp website
Memorable standout design
Easy navigation to find what you need quickly and easily

How can we help you?
If you would like to discuss your business, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.
 

 

 

Austint Website, Australia

Austint Window Tinting Website, Australia

Austint Window Tinting Website, Australia

Company Background:
Austint provide car, home & office window tinting in Victoria , Australia. The company has over 20 years experience window tinting, it’s a highly competitive industry in Australia.

The Solution:
Our design was developed to highlight the bright sunny environment that encourages people to purchase window tinting services. The balance between enticing images and placement of keywords in the content was crucial to attracting new customers. We kept key information applicable to search engines at the top of the website to deliver as much coverage as possible. The website was developed to rank highly on search ranking.

Website Features:
Quick quotes
Online booking
Search Optimising

How can we help you?
If you would like to discuss your business, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.

British BIDs Home

British BIDs Website

British BIDs Website

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Company Background:
British BIDs lead the way in the development, management, renewal and evolution of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Britain.

BIDs are business-led partnerships focused on improving and enhancing commercial areas including town and city centres, commercial locations and industrial estates. The company is a privately owned member organisation.  The company lists every BID in Great Britain and presents all the details and documents for each BID. They run events, training courses and professional BID services. British BIDs provide very detailed information about BIDs and are the go to source of information.

The Challenge:
With such a large website (around 800 pages) there is significant amount of data, so our usability and architecture research was going to be key. Our key objective was to present all the information as clearly as possible and to make it easy to navigate.

We created very detailed site architecture for every area of the website and this developed into wireframes of each page layout. At this stage our work was off line making sure that user experience and usability worked impeccably. The key pages of the site  followed from the usability research and the wireframe layouts. Once all these tasks were achieved we created the final designs and development of the site.

As the site was so large we created a “Personal Assistant’ for users. This is a simple one click personal page for each user. The page presents users with their favourite documents, bookmarked pages and follows events on their behalf. It saves time tracking through the website each time when they could go straight to their own assistant page.

With a custom made content management system the client can update the website as much as they wish. We continue to maintain this […]

WZO home page.

WZO website

WZO website

About WZO
World Zoroastrian Organisation. WZO is an International organisation with membership spread across 24 countries with its International Board of 33 members operating from 10 regions. WZO have charitable status in the UK, India, USA and New Zealand. Their dedicated charity work in many countries has aided many good causes.

The Brief
The client wanted to create a complete online community for the organisation which would encompass all the facilities they require. The design required clean architecture to encompass all the various features.

Convenient one click donations.
Charity membership is offered to members world wide and the payment is controlled through local currency payments.
There is a membership forum and guestbook.
Secure Newsletter download and an archive of past issues
News And Events pages with online payment for events.
Member area with all the Charity papers
Online store with DVD’s and books for sale.

How can we help you build a new website or update an existing site?
 Contact us for a friendly chat, we don’t bite, contact us on 020 8288 7641 or why not request a quote.