Blogs tagged with: Website Deveopment

Garfinkel’s
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Posted by Avid Design | Tuesday, May 5th

Garfinkel’s

Garfinkel’s (or Garf's, as it is locally known) has been a cornerstone in Lionshead for both tourists and locals alike since 1993. Their sunny deck provides the best aprés ski, sun catching and overall late spring and summer experience.  Over the years, some things have changed but the feeling of Garfinkel’s as a classic ski town sports bar/grill remains the same. Seasons pass by, memories are created, good times are had, and lifelong friends are made. 

In 2008, Garfinkel's came to us to design and build a website that would help them tell the Garfinkel's story.  Recently, they asked us to spice up their site with an update that would make the user experience more seamless.  Using a content-manageable, responsive design, we made their entire website mobile friendly (they will now survive Mobilegeddon).  Now, interested patrons can view their menus and special events calendar on any device or purchase a Garfinkel's Gift Card through ecommerce.

The walls inside of Garf's tell the...


Will Your Website Hold Up Against Mobilegeddon?
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Posted by Avid Design | Wednesday, April 29th

Will Your Website Hold Up Against Mobilegeddon?

More and more consumers are moving between devices, with many of them even using two or more devices simultaneously.  The ever-increasing popularity of mobile devices allows marketers newfound access to consumers along the path to purchase from brand awareness through conversion.  In order to capitalize on the consumer’s multi-device usage, it is essential that a website have a responsive design that allows it to be viewed on mobile, tablet, and full-screen computers alike.  Basically, this means that the website will present an optimized layout regardless of the device on which it is being loaded.  A website’s workability can be limited when it has not been optimized to be viewed on a tablet or mobile phone, which can be a frustrating experience for users of these devices, and can cause them to abandon their search, leaving the marketer with one less customer.

The importance of responsive design versus simply creating a “mobile version” of a website is the fluidity that a responsive...


We have a new client in Vail who chose to work with us solely on our website! Way to go, Avid! - Elizabeth Reed, Scott S. Turnipseed AIA // Eagle CO

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