Category Archive for: Web design

A year to be proud of at JohnHenry.net

So, here we are again. It’s the 31st of December and we’ve seen all the social media networks pull together their round-ups of the top moments of 2014. Trumping them all however was Google. It seemed very fitting that, in a year where the algorithms finally began to favour the user, their retrospective glance at…

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Does your site need a Shopify shop?

According to the latest stats, 40% of worldwide internet users have bought products online via desktop, mobile or tablet devices. That’s a staggering one billion people who are enjoying the occasional (or frequent) online shop. It’s no wonder then that so many companies and hotels extend into the arena of online shopping. If you believe…

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Your 2014 Web Design Checklist

Websites are living, breathing organisms that need to be given regular check-ups. The New Year is the perfect time to give them a cleanse and detox, hone them them back into shape and trim away those split ends. Just imagine that scene from Miss Congeniality where Sandra Bullock goes from a tired, unpolished police officer…

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How to build a website in a day. JohnHenry style.

The last year at JohnHenry was a busy one. Busy in a good way, but with exciting new accounts coming in we gradually realised that we had precious little time for ourselves. God forbid someone went to look at our site and judged us on it! Fond as we were of watching Lewis and John…

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Travel Gets Responsive

With unprecedented growth in mobile use this year, there is no denying that we now live life from the palm of our hands. For the first time ever, mobile activity has surpassed desktop time, yet people don’t reach for their phones quite so quickly abroad, the one place you really do need information on the…

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Language of Luxury: Interview with Journalist Sophy Roberts

Bespoke. Paradise. Breathtaking views. Hidden Gem. Exclusive. Cutting-edge facilities. If you’re familiar with the luxury travel sector you’re probably familiar with these phrases. You’ll find them, along with other overused expressions, clogging up hotel brochures or gathering dust among the pages of luxury travel websites. When a hotel website is renovated we often see a…

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Hotel lookers to bookers: Interview with CEO of Trust International

We caught up with Trust’s CEO Richard Wiegman to see what features a booking engine needs to stay ahead of the digital curve.

How to spring clean a website: SixSenses.com

There are 30 Six Senses Resorts and Spas in total. Each distinct and unique. Each with their own destination, accommodation, restaurants, activities, experiences, experts, offers and environment policies. An overwhelming avalanche of information. And we had two months to rework it all into a brand new Six Senses site. The previous Six Senses site (below),…

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The ITV re-brand: a Midnight Feast

At JohnHenry, we enjoy a challenge. So when ITV, a longstanding client of ours, decided on an iconic re-brand, one which would involve seven new sites across both ITV Media and ITV Studios, in five languages, covering over 10,000 pages and over 1,000 videos, we decided we’d better roll up our sleeves. To me, ITV meant…

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The Eton Collection: Website makeover in three steps

2013 is the year for big statements online. According to a new survey, 85% of luxury brands will be increasing digital marketing spend this year. As more and more brands flood the web – you have to stand out to survive. Fortunately, with the fast moving world of web design there are plenty of opportunities…

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