May 13th, 2015
Robin Ripley is a garden and food writer as well as co-author of Grocery Gardening and has just launched a new book, Wisdom for Home Preservers. Her blog, Bumblebee, is about her life in rural Maryland, her garden, cooking, dogs and pet chickens.
Robin asked us to produce a fresh, new logo and blog design. The direction for the new logo was “plenty of white space, sophisticated yet fun and eclectic”. The custom, hand-drawn illustration mixes a blend of old and new and we love the end result. We also just finished Robin’s new blog site. Check it out at www.bumblebeeblog.com.
May 13th, 2015
In 1692, an artist created an 800 page book recording every color imaginable. The artist, known as A. Boogert, explains how certain hues change tone by adding 1, 2, or 3 parts water. The book was intended as an educational guide, according to Medieval book historian, Erik Kwakkel, and is an incredible work of craftsmanship and documentation. It is currently kept at the Bibliotheque Mejanes in France.
May 10th, 2015
We recently launched a new website for the nice folks at Hearndon Construction, known for quality yet affordable homes with many special features that are standard. The site is now responsive so it works well on tablet and phone and has new features to make the shopping experience easier.
Features include a Home Search section that displays all inventory with selected criteria to narrow down your search results. As prospects are viewing detail on a select home, additional options are shown for faster shopping. The new search area includes an admin tool for Realtors to edit inventory in page view and map view. The interactive maps and floor plans have a zoom feature, making navigation easier on kiosk monitors as well as tiny smartphone screens. Hearndon is now building at Dominion Meadows in the Grassfield area of Chesapeake and will have some new communities coming soon.