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.

Category: Design trends

Mobile sites are so 2007

Go back 5 years and imagine you’re a big company. You run a massive website and everything seems to be going well until you discover what the site looks like on your brand new smartphone. It’s impossible to read anything or access the heart of your website – the experience is painful. Now you hear […]

What we can learn from Nest

The Nest learning thermostat is a really impressive product and its website is a great example for how to do things correctly on the web. I don’t really care for Nest’s homepage as it features too much current events and updates content for my taste but the thermostat page does a fabulous job of explaining […]

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 […]