This mock-up shows the large and small screen sizes of the newly launched website.
Pictured below are some screen shots from the fixed width site we did in 2008.
(Just to show you where we started...)
The objectives that were prioritized in this re-build/re-design were born of neccessity. Involving the business owner in the design and development might sound like too many cooks in the kitchen, but it can be an effective way of insuring that the business owner’s vision is reached.
It was not difficult... the client/business owner defered to my direction where all of the technical and most of the design problems were concerned.
The very recognizable font Papyrus being used in the logo on the header of the new web site is also used on external signage as well as menus and other collaterals.
Readability is our primary concern where other font choices were made. Smaller screens are prevalently used for browsing and so a sans-serif choice was the obvious one to make.
Color palette decisions were guided by the interior of the restaurant. Choosing this direction helped to achieve unity between the digital and physical entities while also ensuring visual harmony.
The external content incorporated is a QTVR that was created by Dragi Popovski. Ownership chose this under the direction of their marketing team. This team also manages social media and advertising. Adding an element of engaging interactivity that provides users an 'inside' look at the dining room is a truly ideal implementation of this technology.
Updating content and implementing third party vendor code is a complex way of saying data entry in this particular case. Open Table provides a table reservation service that is fairly ubiquitous in the restaurant industry at this date.
In addition to data entry, my role(s), tasks and responsibilities were: