Designing a cupcake website

creative web developmentIn the normal course of business, we design all sorts of Loudoun County websites for business and organizations. Some of these sites have a rigid business focus, while others inspire. The latter group is certainly more fun to design, often incorporating playful colors and design elements. What could be more fun than designing a website for a baker of cupcakes?

We recently completed and launched a fun website design for The Sweet Drop,

 

Town Website Development

A newly launched website for the Town of Round Hill

 

government web development

The Town of Round Hill needed a new website design that was able to meet a wide array of requirements. These included simple navigation, access to hundreds of documents, the ability to contact individual town government departments, easy event management, be mobile ready and provide training to the town staff.

Navigation

The first task at hand was to resolve the navigation and menu

 

Loudoun Vineyard Website Design

Loudoun winery webHillsborough Vineyard, located in Loudoun County, Virginia, is a family owned and operated business. Since 2003, the vineyard has produced several award winning wines. A labor of love, the process of growing several varieties of vines, cultivating and processing the grapes, and eventually bottling requires years of advanced planning. The land where Hillsborough Vineyard rests was originally sold by George William Fairfax to Jame Nelson in 1778.

The new website design had to appropriately

 

Healing and Coaching Website Design

Suzanne Scurlock-Durana is a Trainer and Healing Coach known throughout the world for her methods and approaches for improving lives. Her books, podcasts, videos and audio talks deliver messages of healing that cover many different aspects of recovering, ethics and awareness. In addition, she provide a wide range of workshops in healing centers across the county.

Suzanne needed a new website design that could effectively communicate her offerings while presented in a simple and

 

Nichols 100th Float Design

In December of 2014, the Nichols hardware store in Purcellville, Virginia celebrated its 100th year in business. As part of this celebration, a parade float was designed and build by volunteers in the community. We did our part by designing the graphics used on the float. The image below was created from a photo of the wooden shelves in the Nichols store. It was used as a backdrop for the float. Nichols Hardware is

 

Photo Restoration Services

We cherish old photographs and the emotional meaning that they bring to us. Sometimes older photos become damaged over time due to age, weather or poor framing. Some were simply kept in wallets or purses and over time, deteriorated due to wear. Sun damage is another common reason why photographs lose their luster.

Aside from family pictures, there are also architectural photos that represent a time before ours. These are important records that serve

 

Lobby Sign Created Using 3D

 

Conceptual Design 3D

 

Effective MarketingSometimes photography isn’t enough to communicate a story. When this is the case, 3D design apps can be used to recreate scenes for the purpose of portraying difficult concepts. MSI Worldwide Mail, a firm with headquarters in Belgium, hired Wicked Design to do just this. Their location in Sterling, Virginia, needed a sign for their lobby area to demonstrate their capabilities. This company offers a wide range of sophisticated mailing and sorting

 

Purcellville Fest Graphic Design

Rock the Rink was an annual town event in Purcellville, Virginia for several years. It has now become the Purcellville Arts and Music Fest, but the event’s spirit lives on. In 2012, the town commissioned us to create an attractive poster used to spread the word. We wanted to make it special.

 

rock festival marketingThis project literally began with a napkin sketch, drawn at a local hang out. The poster concept began with a V

 

Website Design for Leesburg Plumber

The plumbing business is competitive in Loudoun County. Everyone needs a plumber on occasion, which is why there are so many service providers. As with any business where there are competitive factors, one must stand out to gain attention and rise to the top.

O’Quinn’s Plumbing, located in Leesburg, Virginia, wanted to create a web design that:

1. Was simple to navigate
2. Effectively leverage their successful brand
3. Render quickly on desktops and

 
CD Cover Design For Loudoun Band

CD Cover Design For Loudoun Band

Graphic design can be challenging on many levels, Mastering the appropriate amount of content based upon the need can be the biggest. In this case, we just designed a CD cover for a local Loudoun band, called “The Moment”. Their CD release party occurred this weekend at Shenanigan’s in Leesburg, Virginia. Luckily, this band chose to work with a printing firm that offered a template for the graphic design aspect. All we had to