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Another website on the way!

Recently we have been working on updating and modernizing LKV Architects’ website. LKV Architects is a local architecture firm located off of Parkcenter. We are very excited to finalize and publish their website!

Central District Health Department website

We currently have been working closely with Central District Health Department to redevelop their website, prioritizing optimal user experience on both the front and back ends. CDHD’s website encompasses several departments and hundreds of pages of content. Icon has custom-coded templates to facilitate in-house site updates and maintenance.

Tiny, Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

Just finished this book and found it so inspiring. Highly recommended! http://www.amazon.com/Tiny-Beautiful-Things-Advice-Sugar/dp/0307949338/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441837120&sr=1-1&keywords=tiny+beautiful+things

Google’s ‘mobilegeddon’ will shake up search results

“Biggest change in two years could see turmoil in search rankings as mobile-friendly sites take prime spots due to algorithm change.” With Google’s new mobile-focused algorithm, now is more important than ever before to have a mobile friendly and responsive website. This new algorithm will favor newer sites and hurt search result optimization of unresponsive…

Thomas Cuisine WordPress site launches

What a fun project this was: http://thomascuisine.com . We were hungry every day while working on this new website. Holly Shryer provided graphic expertise and was just a joy to work with.

Nice article explaining logo files clients may need

Logo Design Files: Quick Reference Here’s an overview of the files I send: Vector (ai, PDF and EPS) A CMYK version A Pantone colour version A black, single Colour version A White version Raster Files (in RGB) Jpeg PNG Logo Variants (optional) Lock-up variants Smaller size variants Although you can’t always control how a client…

adamwest.com launched

We have had the decided privilege of working with the original (and still the best) Batman, Mr. Adam West, to redesign and redevelop his e-commerce website. Mr. and Mrs. West were the greatest to work with and the new site has just launched. Check it out: <a href=”http://adamwest.com” target=”_blank”>adamwest.com</a>

School lunches around the world

Maybe because we’ve been doing so much food-related work recently, but we found this article fascinating.: http://designtaxi.com/news/372460/A-Fascinating-Look-At-School-Lunches-Around-The-World/

Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na, Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na, Batman!

“Holy priceless collection of Etruscan snoods, Batman!” We are totally psyched to be redeveloping Adam West’s website. To folks my age, he is THE Batman, and to Generation Z (or whatever we’re up to now) he is Mayor Adam West from Family Guy. He is an icon of baritone cool and one heck of a…

New site launch & migrated quotes

We’re so excited to finally launch our long-overdue new site. Can’t let go of the old site, though, without bringing along these great quotes: “The design is the product of your thinking. When you’ve solved all these problems you just do it in a second. It is there. But before you have thought about all…

So lovely!

Sometimes something is so unexpectedly and strangely lovely I just have to share: http://designtaxi.com/news/364462/Photographer-Captures-Stunning-Images-Of-The-Festival-Of-Colors-In-India/

New stats about the importance of branding & customer service

Interesting article on Mashable toady about the importance of branding & customer service: http://mashable.com/2014/02/17/6-ways-people-love-brand/

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