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Sneak Peek at Visual Lure’s New WordPress Website Design

Posted on March 8, 2015

One of our most difficult clients to please has always been ourselves.  We have had the same website since 2004 due to multiple reasons. 1. We have been so busy taking care of our clients that it’s been difficult to find the time to fully take care of our own needs. 2. We as designers, find it hard to design for ourselves because we are so critical of our own work, plus we constantly like to explore new design aesthetics, and 3. Web design trends are constantly evolving and we find ourselves always wanting to utilize the latest and greatest ones.

However, there comes a time when things must be done – and for us – that time was now. What truly motivated us was the announcement from Google that on April 21st of 2015 they will be releasing a new algorithm that will effect search results for websites that are not mobile friendly. As of January 2014 all the websites we design and develop for our clients have been done so utilizing responsive (mobile friendly) website design, but our site has yet to be completely converted.

Responsive web design is the practice of designing and developing websites so that they automatically transform to fit the screens of the devices they are being viewed from, including desktop computers, tablets and smart phones. This technique ensures that users have a great user experience no matter how they are viewing a website. For instance, font sizes may increase on the tablet and mobile versions so that users don’t have to zoom in to easily read text, and layouts may shift so that the content remains logically structured while increasing or decreasing in size.

Our current blog is responsive, but the rest of our website is not. We currently rank on the first page of Google for all our targeted search terms and we don’t want to take the risk of dropping due to this update. With that being said, here is a little sneak peek at some of our unused designs over the years along with our new design that is currently under development.  Our new site will be built in WordPress utilizing a fully custom theme. The new theme will feature custom admin sections making it easy for us to update our portfolios. It will also have tons of cool CSS effects and animations. Look for the launch of our new website coming soon!

New Website Screenshots:

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new home page design

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new about us page

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new graphic design/print portfolio page

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new website design portfolio details page

Unselected Design Options:

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the first runner up home page design

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a cool home page design that didn’t make the cut

Is your current website not responsive or mobile friendly?

If your current website is not mobile friendly, and you are looking for a new web design company, give Visual Lure a call today. With a free website design consultation we can explore your options and provide you with a free estimate.

WordPress Web Design for Photography Editing/Post-Production Company

Posted on October 30, 2013

Visual Lure is in the process of completing a new website for EvolveEdits.com, a St. Louis Metro East photo editing and post production company.  Evolve was originally based out of Seattle, Washington but is now located in downtown O’Fallon, Illinois. It was co-founded by Sal Cincotta & Laurin Thienes and is now one of the country’s premier editing companies for professional photographers. Their services include retouching, photo selection, album design and high-end professional editing which transforms quality images into true pieces are art.

The new website was built in WordPress with a custom theme, seamless blog and a robust member’s section.  The member’s section ties directly into Evolve’s accounting and project management software using an API. This feature streamlines Evolve’s accounting/billing process, allows members to view their order history, and help remove TONS of paperwork and data entry for Evolve’s staff.  The new website is scheduled to launch on November 1st.

Visual Lure will also be providing Evolve with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services.

You can see the new homepage design, blog layout and other key pages below:

home page web design for Evolve

St Louis WordPress web design for evolve

evolve web design of members login page

custom member interface web design

 

Learn more about our Word Press design, web design and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services, and don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.

New Arch City Granite WordPress Website Launches

Posted on October 7, 2013

Visual Lure recently launched Arch City Granite & Marble’s new custom WordPress website. Arch City Granite is a St. Louis, MO granite countertops company with two locations in the St. Louis metropolitan area, one in the city and the other in O’Fallon, MO. They specialize in high quality fabrication and installation of granite, marble, quartz and soapstone countertops. Along with providing web design and development services, we also search engine optimized the website and worked with a third party SEO specialist.

Check out the new website at ArchCityGranite.com.

web design St. Louis for Arch City Granite & Marble

Learn more about our Word Press design, web design and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services, and don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.

St. Louis Web Design for Artur Express

Posted on May 15, 2013

Artur Express is a St. Louis based logistics and transportation company that serves the entire continental United States and parts of Canada.  Inc. 5000 ranked Artur Express as the 64th fastest growing logistics and transportation company in the United States last year. They also ranked them as the 29th top Missouri company.

Visual Lure had the pleasure of redesigning their new website.  We designed, and built, the new site in HTML & CSS and handed off all the source files to Artur’s programmers who are in the process of adding additional functionality to the site.  Here is the new homepage along with a sample inside page. Check back soon for the official launch of their new website.  In the meantime check out www.arturexpress.com.

St. Louis web design of Artur Express homepage

St. Louis web design for Artur Express subpage

Learn more about our web design services, and don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.

GRAPHIC DESIGN UPDATE: Visual Lure recently redesigned Artur Express’ corporate folders to complement their new website. Here is the new cover design:

St. Louis graphic design/folder design for Artur Express

Learn more about our graphic design services and don’t forget to check out our graphic design portfolio.

Web Design for St. Louis Metro East Commercial Contractor

Posted on May 12, 2013

Holland Construction, Inc., a Southern Illinois/St. Louis Metro East commercial contractor, is located in O’Fallon, IL.  They wanted a simple web presence, mainly for contact purposes, so we designed them a single page website in HTML and CSS.  You can see the design below, or visit www.hollandconstructioninc.com.

st louis web design for Holland Construction, Inc.

Learn more about our web design services, and don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.

Custom WordPress Website Design for St. Louis Granite Company

Posted on March 25, 2013

Visual Lure was recently contracted to design a new custom WordPress website for Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc.  Arch City Granite is a St. Louis based granite company with showrooms in St. Louis and O’Fallon, MO.  They specialize in fabricating and installing granite countertops using state-of-the-art equipment. They take pride in their quality of work and have one of the finest selections of granite in the greater St. Louis area. Below is the new home page design along with a sample sub-page.

The new website will be built using a custom WordPress theme and we will also be provide search engine optimization (SEO) services.  Check back soon for the official launch of the new website.

St. Louis web design for Arch City Granite

Website home page design for Arch City Granite

 

web design st. louis for Arch City Granite

Website subpage design for Arch City Granite

Learn more about our Word Press design and web design services.  Also, don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.

WordPress Website Redesign for St. Louis Wedding/Event Planner

Posted on February 22, 2013

Visual Lure was recently contracted to design a new WordPress website/theme for Kristin Ashley Events.  Kristin Ashley Events is a St. Louis wedding planning and event coordination company headed by the very talented Kristin Weis.  Kristin wanted the new “look and feel” to be clean, soft, appealing, and a little more feminine.  Their current website was built in WordPress, so the new website will simply be a theme upgrade.  Visual Lure will also be providing search engine optimization (SEO) services.

Below is a sneak peek at a couple of the main web pages.  Check back soon for the official website launch.

New home page design:

St. Louis WordPress web design KAE homepage

New blog design:

St. Louis WordPress web design KAE blog

New gallery page design:

St. Louis WordPress web design KAE gallery page

Learn more about our Word Press design and web design services.  Also, don’t forget to check out our web design portfolio.