More Before & Afters found…

It’s totally crucial that I save a screen shot of a bad website that I redesign for future reference and showcase, yet I keep forgetting to do that! Anyway… I just found some examples of before & afters and, even though they’re not the most recent, I think they still have some power to get the message through: UPDATE YOUR OLD WEBSITES – it’s as crucial to your business as clean clothing is to your appearance… And it pays back. Right away.

Check the BEFORE versions on the left  &  AFTER on the right:

BEFORE & AFTER – the quick story of a big impact

One of my recent projects involved the total, and let’s call it “extreme” (!), make-over of a film production studio’s website. Having in mind that the company really wanted to be able to edit the content themselves, yet a custom CMS was not an option, I just based the site on WordPress engine while making sure that every other aspect of it was customized. Here are the before and after:

Music and light inspired

After the self-promotion materials are sent to work for you, sometimes there is a moment for pure fun again. The truth is, however, that in this constant learning process, pulling all-nighters without having any deadline, but just for the pleasure of creating, is as important as working on a paying project. Or at least I believe so.

Every time I get inspired and can’t stop myself from digging deeper to see more and more, I know that in the end (read: at sunrise) I will learn something new. Again.
Coming across amazing photographs, or other designers’ inspiring works, then digging for new brushes, techniques, ideas, only to get hungry for more and too excited to go to bed before installing and trying new toys ;) If you’re a creative kind you know what I’m talking about.

So that’s exactly how I spent last night ;) and here is what was born at sunrise:

Composers mind (or how a graphic designer imagines it ;))
Composer at work (or how a graphic designer imagines it ;))

In case someone finds it useful here is the “before” photo + a few tips below:

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