Since Michael Nunn began S2N Design in 2008, the design firm has continued to grow. First, we outgrew our home in the Emerge Building to our new office on Tennessee Street. And now, we have expanded our core team with the hiring of a Chief Operating Officer, Michael Newsome, and a Creative Director, David Terry. Michael brings more than a decade of leadership, management and sales experience within the banking industry. He now uses his passion for relationship-building, technology and project management to lead the S2N team to success as Chief Operating Officer. He holds a degree in Finance from Christian Brothers University. A native Memphian, Michael enjoys living downtown and spending time with his girlfriend and their two rescue dogs. David has worked in design since the early 90’s spending 11 plus years as Senior Designer and Associate Creative Director at Disciple Design. With years spent at... Read More »
ICYMI: The new I Love Memphis billboard is up on Beale! Check out our design process!
It’s a good time to be online. The Internet is prettier, faster, and more user-friendly than ever, thanks in part to the innovation in browsers spawned by the healthy competition amongst browser developers today. While the options are nice, and overall the amount of browsers benefits the user, the number of web browsers in use creates a bit of a challenge for web designers. Complete cross-browser compatibility is a sort of Holy Grail of web design, and as such, it is almost impossible to attain the exact same design across all browsers. We can get extremely close, however, to giving every user the identical website experience (providing they aren’t using a very outdated version of Internet Explorer, that is). ...Read More
Web / Design News Round Up is back! This week we have a typography must read, some inspiring paper art, 2016 design predictions, and some new tech we are not so sure about yet.
As we bid adieu to 2015, and look ahead to 2016, we wanted to take a moment gather and reflect on our year here at S2N. This year brought us a LOT of big changes, and a lot of exciting new projects. We're excited to see how 2016 is going to possibly top it!
No ifs, ands, or buts about it, good navigation is vital to getting and directing the traffic you want. As you plan your sitemap and its navigation, remember if your visitors can’t read or understand the map, they won’t be sticking around for long. There is no cookie cutter one-size-fits-all solution to every navigation need, as your navigation bar should be driven by the content of your site, but one of these three options should meet your needs.
Here we are once again! This week we challenge you to test your Typography knowledge, investigate the new Pantone Color(s) of the year, review the history of several brands you know (and maybe love?) plus more.
This week we cover the infamous Red Starbuck cup, analysis on how we hold our gadgets, and five things to consider when you start a project, plus more!
If you've ever seen one of the iconic pictures of Elvis, odds are the clothes he's wearing were created by Lansky Bros., a downtown shopping tradition and one of the longest-lasting brands on Beale. Lansky Bros. came to S2N to accomplish three specific goals: Tell the story of their company in a more interactive and interesting way than their previous website Update their Ecommerce solution, allowing for fans from around the world to shop from the Lansky Bros. collections Increase site traffic through SEO, an updated look, and more functional navigation