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Welcome to Division One Web Design. We’re a small team of highly trained and passionate web designers, developers, and SEO specialists based in Edmonton, Alberta. From designing and building websites, to creating custom software and apps, to boosting SEO, we thrive on building custom, measurable strategies that help businesses flourish.
Our services are all about collaboration - whether you’re looking for a new site, intuitive software, search engine rank improvement, or mobile optimization: we offer customized, hands on solutions. Our goal is to craft an online experience that better unites you and your customer through great design.Get in touch with us and learn more about how we can revolutionize your business.
Photoshop CC has made it that much easier to start out new projects by giving users the ability to start with stock template files. Say you are starting a new responsive website mockup; you can now start from a stock framework file and not only save time, but skip the less creative functional design aspects and get right into the fun stuff.
With the ongoing popularity of large images on websites (whether it's a hero image on a home page or a series of high-resolution product photos in an online store) and an increasingly mobile web, image optimization has never been more important. Thankfully, there are several paths you can take to speed up your image load times while keeping your images aesthetically pleasing.
Whether you've ready to execute on that brilliant app idea you've been mapping out for months, eager to launch a new website for your budding start-up, or have decided that your existing company website needs a visual and functional facelift, choosing a developer for your project can be daunting. To try to eliminate some of the guesswork and help you choose who to approach, we've...
Do It Yourself-ing is a major trend. Blogs across internet land promote the artisanal, the handmade, and the lovingly self-crafted. As hilarious Pinterest fails demonstrate, however, not everything can be DIY'd. In fact, in many situations, DIY should not even be attempted. Some examples include DIY home renovations if you can barely manage to build a bird house, DIY medical diagnoses...
A wise philosopher once said, "Ask not what your website can do for you, ask what you can do for your website." Or was it the other way around? Well, actually - both. Your website is the gateway to your online presence, and as such, you rely on it to provide potential clients and collaborators with an accurate and reliable image of what your business or organization is all about.
Fall is officially here, and with the fast-approaching transition into winter and a new year, people are diving headfirst into finishing (or starting) what they set out to accomplish in 2016. While home improvements and personal improvements top the list with various renovations and resolutions, it's also a great time to audit your web presence and think about any changes...
In Apple's September 2016 keynote, set against cathartic, lounge-type instrumentals, Chief Design Officer Jonathan Ives articulately describes iPhone 7's design and materials in his smooth, British accent. Velvety, dark graphics provide visual impact to deliberately-chosen words and phrases, like evolution, unity, singular, and my personal favourite - rotational polishing.
Hacking has become part of the everyday lexicon. Pinterest overflows with life hacks, gardening hacks, home storage solution hacks, and so on. Let's get back to basics, though, and talk about hacking in its traditional form. When it originated in the 15th century, the late Middle English term "hacking" was used to describe the act of using a computer to gain access to another device, file, database, or network.