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Custom WordPress Website or Template Website?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Latest Website Design, Latest Work | 0 comments

Custom WordPress Website or Template Website?

The most important things to be sure of when creating a website …

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7 Web Trends to Watch for in 2015

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Tips, Tips Website Design | 0 comments

7 Web Trends to Watch for in 2015

Beautiful, effective website design – where’s it headed? Read on for trends to keep in mind as you move forward with your website in 2015… 1. Get Responsive or Go Home. This is the standard for web design now. A large percentage of your market is most likely viewing your site at least occasionally, on a mobile device. Fortunately the wordpress based sites we design make this simple by offering this feature as part of the package. We incorporate your design into a responsive format. Period.   2. Mobile-style Design Web design is beginning...

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Copper’s Gone to the Dogs – an Illustrative Logo Design

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Latest Corporate Identity, Latest Work, Logo Design | 1 comment

Copper’s Gone to the Dogs – an Illustrative Logo Design

Erin Kennedy has a flair for engaging the public …

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The Story of a Logo Design

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Latest Work, Logo Design, Tips Corporate Identity | 2 comments

The Story of a Logo Design

There are a lot of great logo designs out there, but what it really comes down to is, what’s your story? The Great Outdoor Company came to Dayzign Graphics for a logo design that tells a story – not just their story, the one of many families who grew up camping and recreating in the outdoors. Think: Norman Rockwell/station wagon/nostalgic family camping trips/maybe Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon. Which can bring up the most interesting of memories, and for most of us, distinct visual images. For Steve Omernick, founder of The Great...

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NEW Ouray Hot Springs Website Makes a Splash

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Latest Website Design | 1 comment

NEW Ouray Hot Springs Website Makes a Splash

 Splish splash! The Ouray Hot Springs is promoting not just itself, but the Ouray area. Much like the Ouray Ice Park, the Hot Springs understood that by promoting the Ouray area, the springs itself would increase visitors. Through a newly designed wordpress website, Dayzign Graphics developed the components that were important to the Hot Springs. This included a Call to Action on each page, driving visitors to site goals, along with links to the Ouray Chamber and the Ouray Resort Association. A Seasonal Experience It was also important to the...

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Maya Nut – A Website with a Library

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Latest Website Design | 1 comment

Maya Nut – A Website with a Library

Maya Nut Institute is a gem that empowers women in Latin America economically and nutritionally through harvesting an ancient nut known as the Maya Nut. Founder Erika Vohman learned about the Maya Nut while visiting Guatemala on an animal rescue mission in the 90’s. The Maya Nut tree is an ancient staple of Latin America, but long forgotten. Vohman’s organization supports women to produce and distribute Maya Nut as a means for nutritional and economical sustenance. A Website with a Library Dayzign Graphics was the lucky firm chosen to develop...

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Coming up with Content – Get a Jumpstart on your Website Redesign

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in How to write web content, Tips, Tips Website Design | 0 comments

Coming up with Content – Get a Jumpstart on your Website Redesign

So you’ve done it. You’ve made the decision to redesign your website, to bring it up to date with the latest technology and features. You even have design ideas and have hired your favorite designer to create the “look”. Maybe you’ve even seen the first draft. Then comes the big realization: you’ve got to come up with content for your site. Coming up with web content does not have to be like waiting in line at Walmart, pulling teeth or watching a bad chick flick. Here are some thoughts to give you a head...

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Colorado Youth Program Rocks It with Energetic Design

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Latest Corporate Identity, Logo Design | 1 comment

Colorado Youth Program Rocks It with Energetic Design

Energy, Colors & Fun the Key to Kids Design Adventure based, dynamic, and playful, Voyager Youth Group Director Laura Thomas wanted a visually distinctive design scheme for her organiztion that included a cohesive suite of marketing materials. “My organization wanted an updated look for our logo and promotional materials that maintained our identity.” Says Exec Director Laura Thomas. “Dayzign delivered.” Using vibrant colors, grunge backgrounds and playful icons, Dayzign designed a suite of materials for Voyager...

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Evolution of an Ice Climbing Business

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Latest Custom Illustration | 0 comments

Evolution of an Ice Climbing Business

Started as a means to teach women self-sufficiency in ice climbing, Chicks with Picks has become a key business in building commraderie in the climbing world. Co-Founder Kim Reynolds realized that much of the initial attraction to chicks was the sassy, independent attitude reflected in the logo and brand. She has continually built this brand over the last 15 years, beginning with the logo, and including yearly, hand-drawn tshirts. The Chicks brand is strongly backed by quality built ice climbing clinics for women, that include strong female...

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Flagstaff Snowshoe Company – Running it Right

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Latest Website Design | 0 comments

Flagstaff Snowshoe Company – Running it Right

  Kahtoola sets a  business example by doing good things, supporting the environment, and keeping it as local as possible. Handcrafting many of their products in house, and deeply tied to their geographical region, Kahtoola’s snowshoes, hiking crampons and Microspikes are a proud product to work with. Looking to sculpt the company’s brand even more locally, and gain greater hands on with their website, the Kahtoola team came to Dayzign Graphics for their new online image. Keeping it locally tied with Flagstaff’s...

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