We showed seven designs on May 27. See our Gallery of pictures!
Again we were pleased that all designs were very well-received. The comments about the whole set included "all are really good", "new and hip looking" , "professional and clean looking".
There were three favorites that received the largest number of comments and the most favorable comments about particular features. These were 2, 3, and 6 shown below. Or see all designs (pdf)
Pros: contemporary feel; easy to navigate; nice enroll feature; picture very large; thumbnails good; clean, no extra text; green caption on story.
Cons: picture too big; want captions on thumbnails;
Pros: left menu; Stories: can see hint/ caption for next story; easy to navigate; likes the intro text and map with star; layout common to lots of sites
Cons: menu and picture too boxy; picture not big enough; intro text too long, map with star hokey; tagline too hard to read
Pros: cool enroll feature - eye-popping; picture whole width; clean-looking; border makes it pop out
Cons: menu looks like part of carousel; center logo too big - should be at left and smaller;
Pros: likes bright yellow curved tagline - happy look
Pros: Tagline (large letters) easier to read than 1a
Pros:carousel for stories; tabs
Cons: carousel (shadows and 3D hard for older eyes to see); rounded tabs; yellow text on tabs;
Pros; enroll feature clean and modern, easy to use; white space good; quote; photo size; slider story picker; obvious links.
Cons; too much like facebook; quote; menu lost between tool bar and picture