Aim for simplicity in the design and development of your website for maximum impact and most efficient maintenance.
Richard Munter and Jessica Westermann lead the unique partnership of Munter Westermann Arts & Media. A cross-functional team, Munter Westermann has developed communication materials for leading environmental, arts, and service organizations. We have expertise and extensive experience across multiple disciplines allowing us to design for and deliver optimally across different media.
Richard works on all stages of production including concept development, execution, and delivery on web, video, design, and performance projects. Learn more about Richard.
Jessica’s background lies in performing arts and administration. She has a particular focus on instruction, design, and planning. Learn more about Jessica.
If you use passwords like ‘password’, ‘robert1980’, ‘1234567890abcdefghijklmnop’, ‘qwertyuiop’, or ‘J0hnSm1th’, then you need to read this post.
Straight up tables of numbers can be incredibly dry and hard to understand. By converting these statistics into interactive graphs and charts, I’m giving site visitors a better way to engage with and understand the data.
At bedtime, my children love when I tell a ‘Jacob and Anna’ story – an adventure, made-up on the spot, that stars them. They have ridden dragons, been shrunk to the size of an ant, met elves, and orbited the moon.
Sometimes I think that Murphy (of Murphy’s Law) works a lot of overtime. How many times has it happened to you that something fails right when you need it to work (like your furnace or your car)?
My life turned upside down twice in the summer of 2005. In June 2005, I worked as Creative Director at a small design agency. It was a sleepy day at the office, when my boss called the staff into a meeting and told us all a surprising piece of news.
Security has become an ongoing concern for web developers which requires regular attention. How are you securing your site? In this post, I look at iThemes Security and WordFence.
So, you’re thinking about building a WordPress site but you don’t know what it should look like? Been there… and I’ve learned a few things along the way. The template or design for your WordPress site is called a Theme and there are literally thousands to choose from.
I like to think of a website as a digital signpost. Even if it’s only a single page – it’s a way for people to find you and connect with you. Obviously, it can be much more than that but when getting started, all your website needs to be is a single page. Your classic under construction page (not my favorite thing), can start as a contact page and then be replaced by the full site.
Making and keeping your website accessible to all visitors is important not only to meet Ontario’s accessibility requirements but also ethically, to make information available to all site users regardless of disabilities they may have.