Last week Bill Strohacker of Strohacker Creative, Chichester, heard that he’d won an International CSS website design award for http://www.strohacker.net/. Bill only launched his new website design at the beginning of this year and he’s thrilled that the design has been recognised in this way. Katy Lassetter had a chat to Bill and found out what winning this award means to him…
Based in Chichester, West Sussex, with over 20 years of design industry experience, working with clients of all sizes from a wide range of industries, Strohacker Creative is a company at whose heart lies good, clean, simple design.
We like to bring traditional concepts and sustainable thinking to contemporary design. We also know that our industry thrives on innovation and that’s why we invest in young talent to sit alongside our older heads.
Another thing we understand is the power of collaboration. So, you won’t just find graphic designers in the Strohacker Creative studio, but also photographers, illustrators, copywriters and web designers.
And, all this creativity means that when it comes to creating corporate communications, such as advertising, branding, brochures, packaging, PoS, direct mail and websites, we’re able to produce very special results.
Tell us about the award you’ve won:
The Website Launch Pad is a place where you can showcase your website to the world and even win an award if your website is deemed outstanding. The Spock Award, Website Launch Pad’s most esteemed award, is an International CSS website design award that’s only awarded to websites with all round brilliance.
StrohackerCreative’s website has also been nominated for an award on www.cssdesignawards.com and is currently being showcased at: www.globalcssgallery.com.
How do nominations work?
All you do is enter your site online at: www.websitelaunchpad.com and then it will be judged by your peers in the design community from around the world.
What does winning this award mean to you?
Winning the award is a justification of Strohacker Creative’s design philosophy which is about: good, clean, simple, honest and sustainable visual communication, across different genres in design, from digital to print.
Do you have any sage advice about marketing yourself as a creative?
After all the visual noise of recent years, people are less impressed by wizardry than they were. People are engaging with brands that are straight forward and honest.