Episode 32: Website Design Trends for 2017

May 10, 2017 Maggie Carli

On today’s podcast episode we are talking about Website Design Trends for 2017, including visual design, content and mobile. Our guests are Aga Siuda and Jay Schultz, design leads at Blackbaud who design responsive websites for nonprofit clients. Listen in as we discuss the hottest design strategies and trends for nonprofits today.

Topics discussed this episode:

  • Visual design elements and focusing your message
  • Information architecture and planning your site map
  • Imagery and branding with quality visual content
  • Inserting personality through design
  • Testing websites and user experience
  • Mobile responsive design, wearables and optimization

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Resources:

Blackbaud

Blackbaud - Twitter #nofilternonprofit

Blackbaud - Facebook

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Aga’s Twitter

 

Quotes:

“We have to make hard decisions about what we want to say and what we can wait to say later.” - Jay Schultz

“Branding is not your logo, it’s not what you see, it’s how people feel when they hear your name or see your materials.” - Aga Siuda

“People don’t give to organizations as much as they give to people.” - Jay Schultz

“You can have personality of content not just through the type of story you’re telling but also how you’re telling it.” - Aga Siuda

“Good design is being surprising without ruining usability.” - Jay Schultz

 

 

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