Heidi Parker, a local Oxford-based artist (and long-suffering wife of our lead Account Manager Mat!), wanted a brochure style website to kick start her new bespoke lampshade business. At Heidi's request, we took cues from original Paddington illustrations to help convey the artisan nature of her business. An intriguing mix of illustration and photography was used to highlight the lampshade designs and the inspirations behind them. And these inspirations are local too - from the Bodleian Library and Nuffield College architecture in Oxford itself to a sunrise behind Abingdon Sailing Club and maple trees in the marina woodland.
The site is driven by the powerful Umbraco CMS (Content Management System) hosted by ourselves of course and integrated into the front end design, giving Heidi full control over site content via a customised interface.