Build for People

Thoughts on building people-friendly websites from the team at Dotvita, a Dallas-based web design firm with a deeply-rooted desire to help small businesses fight the odds and grow. To us, there's no better way to level the playing field than using our favorite medium–the web.

Tag: design thinking

Cut and run design has no value

Just last week I was at a party where a friend of a friend asked me: “What do you charge for a design?” After giving him a rather long-winded answer that didn’t seem to satisfy him, he said that he could just as well go to one of those site-overnight services and get a brand […]

Say goodbye to handshakes and plastic smiles

You’ll see this across the web: professional service providers afraid of confusing their audience so they use hopelessly generic, industry specific stock photography. If it’s a lawyer you’re guaranteed to find a gavel, a courtroom or marble pillars. An accountant will most likely feature calculators, flow charts and people sitting around tables in suits having […]