Without question, 2016 is off to a stellar start. Not only does Materiell have a full roster of challenging web design and development projects to look forward to throughout the year, we were also recently notified about an award for outstanding online achievement in working with a non-profit organization on its website redesign and launch…. Read more »
Information is only impactful if it can be easily accessed and read by an organization’s target audience. Often, this involves determining how to categorize various types of content, as well as organizing it in a way that is both visually appealing and easy for end users to navigate. This was the challenge Materiell accepted while working with… Read more »
The web design and development process leading up to the launch of a large-scale, multi-site WordPress web property has the potential to be quite complex. In many cases, it involves the expert integration of design and development teams, each managing a different aspect of the impending launch, often simultaneously with one another. With multiple professionals working on many… Read more »
Managing Communications and Workload Expectations Effective communication is an essential component of all successful workflows. Improvements in the capacity to generate, store and share information have increased the workloads for staff members and managers across all types of organizations. Managers find themselves tasked with meeting ever increasing expectations and the only way for them to… Read more »
What is Branding? Branding is a concept that seems easier to define in theory than it generally turns out to be to in reality. Most people are probably able to point out a myriad of examples of what they think a successful brand is without much difficulty. The Nike swoosh, the Google search engine’s colorful logo… Read more »
It is often said that an image is worth a thousand words, and that in the near future, the web will kill print media. And while these statements may have some overall truth to them, the design and content of the recently redesigned website for the Arlington, Virginia based American Press Institute, API, shows us… Read more »
Northern Virginia’s Arlington County is a vibrant, dynamic community. Major corporations, several government agencies and departments, top level academic institutions, and a high level of quality of life have made it one of the best places to live and work in the United States. In order to better communicate with its citizens and meet their… Read more »
The release of WordPress version 3.9 today brings even greater ease to content updates using the WP dashboard. Organizations want their staffers to be able to manage the content of their websites in a way that is quick, easy, and fail safe. If this can be done without coding skills, even better. One of the… Read more »
Last month we talked about Responsive Design and why it’s needed for today’s web design. Now we’re going to dig a little deeper and talk about Mobile First Responsive Web Design.
Aspiration Software, a Virginia-based government contracting small business, recently launched its newly redesigned website on the WordPress platform. Founded in 2008, Aspiration Software specializes in Technology and Cybersecurity capabilities for the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Aspiration provides Systems Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Advanced Technology solutions for a wide range of government customers.