Category: Web Design & Development

Why We Love Foundation 6

The launch of Foundation 6 marked some of the biggest changes to the popular CSS framework in recent memory. At Materiell, we’ve been using Foundation for quite some time and now that we have a few projects under our belt using Foundation 6, we’re happy to say we love it more now than ever before. Here’s why. Big Things Come… Read more »

Why You Don’t Need to Update JointsWP or Foundation

As WordPress users, we’ve been trained to keep all components of our WordPress install – plugins, themes, core, etc – completely up-to-date to avoid security issues. In fact, the number one question I get about JointsWP is: how do I update JointsWP and/or Foundation? Here’s the answer: you shouldn’t. The Case for Not Updating JointsWP is… Read more »

Materiell Claims #1 in Clutch’s Top Washington DC Web Designers & Developers Leaders Matrix

As a business, non-profit, educational, or government organization seeking design or enterprise web development services, it can be difficult to identify a creative agency capable of making your vision a reality. In the ever-evolving and competitive field of web design and development, it sometimes might seem like there are countless options available to you. How, then,… Read more »

Materiell Caps 2015 at Inaugural WordCamp US, Prepares For a Prolific 2016

As we’ve previously explained, WordCamp events in years past have been organized as conferences and run by regional volunteers who are enthusiastic about the WordPress CMS. Materiell team members have attended several of these events, including WordCamps held in San Francisco and Orange County, California. Usually consisting of development, design, and content-focused tracks, these WordPress-centric conferences are… Read more »

Materiell Attends InstructureCon, Receives Hands-On Experience with the Canvas LMS

With our strong track record of designing and developing websites for higher education, it probably comes as no surprise that Materiell strives to keep up with the latest in education-focused technology. The Canvas learning management system (LMS) is one of the tools we integrate into WordPress multi-sites for clients with an eye toward educational content and… Read more »

Materiell Selected as Leading D.C. Web Design and Development Agency in Clutch Research Leaders Matrix

Since our founding back in 2009, Materiell has been consistently recognized for our work on individual web design and development projects, as well as on the WordPress platform as a whole. We are pleased to announce that Materiell has also now been recognized as a top Washington, D.C. area web design and web development firm across all… Read more »

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Manning & Murray, P.C. – Law Firm Launches Complete Brand and Website Redesign in Collaboration with Materiell

Law firms and other enterprise businesses often present a special type of challenge for website developers due to the sheer amount of content their sites contain. As we have emphasized in the past, choosing an appropriate content management system with which to organize this content is crucial to designing a website that is both impactful and easy for visitors… Read more »

Materiell Awarded Contract for Arlington Co. Public Schools Website Redesign & Development

As a web design and development firm with strong roots in Arlington, Virginia and the surrounding Washington, D.C. metro area, Materiell prides itself on the websites we create for local companies and organizations, including educational institutions. This is why we are pleased to announce that the Arlington Public School District (APS) has chosen Materiell to… Read more »

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CMS Advertising Becomes Materiell, Reaffirms Commitment to Superb Web Design & Development Services

Recent visitors to our website have most likely noted some key differences, not the least of which is our updated design. No less significant is our new name: Materiell. After more than half a decade developing and designing responsive WordPress websites for colleges, commercial, local government, and non-profit clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area and throughout… Read more »