Sometimes referred to as the landing page, your homepage is essentially the page your audience will land on when they first visit your website. That is, if they haven’t followed a link to a specific page on your site. It’s the page right at the top of the structure, or hierarchy, of your content and the beginning of the journey through your site.
The challenge of the web designer is to make your website readable and usable on any screen size whilst staying in line with the original design and without adding too much overhead, so it loads just as fast.
If you own a small business, you might be fooled into thinking that you don’t have to worry about branding. It’s only the big companies, you know, like McDonalds and M&S that need to worry about all of that.
Colour has an important effect on our attitudes and emotions. When we see a colour, our eyes communicate with the hypothalamus (a region in the brain that produces most of our essential hormones). The hypothalamus sends a signal which eventually reaches the thyroid gland, which releases hormones which affects our mood, emotions and behaviour (that’s the science bit).