David Minton's blog

DesignHammer takes on php[world] 2016

November 17, 2016

Part of the job for Business development is getting out the office. To this end we have been attending, sponsoring, and presenting at conferences in the southeast since 2010 from Drupal GovCon in Maryland to Drupalcamp Atalnta in Georgia. A new one for us, Stephen Pashby and I are representing DesignHammer at php[world] 2016 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tyson’s Corner in the Washington, D.C. area this week.


How to improve your website’s usability

September 21, 2016

Many clients contemplating a website redesign ask us how we would create a user friendly website for them. The most obvious questions we ask in return are “who are your users” and “what do they want to do?” This leads us to the often underutilized field of website usability.


How to use website strategy to rise to new heights

July 21, 2016

Websites are often likened to field of architecture, whether in describing content organization (i.e. site architecture) or the act of “building a website” akin to that of a structure. Two of America’s greatest architects, Louis Henry Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, opined on the concepts of form and functions. Inquire with either of these masters and they would undoubtedly say you need to understand the purpose, function, and intended audience before you can focus on appearance. So why is this not the norm in website design and development projects?


DesignHammer's top five for DrupalCon New Orleans

May 7, 2016

Stephen and David prepare for DrupalCon North America, the largest Drupal Event in the world, as well as for New Orleans, the conferences host city for 2016. They are ready to learn the latest about Drupal, connect with prospects, meet current clients, prospects and vendors, enjoys the food, famous cocktails, and unique sites of the Crescent City.


How CED found synergy with DesignHammer to support entrepreneurship

February 22, 2016

In 2015, on the verge of launching a new website, CED was forced to seek out a new vendor to complete the site and manage the deployment. DesignHammer delivered, not just on the project, but joining the organization, and sponsoring a premiere conference.


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