Dieter Ram’s 10 principles of good design

Often times in graphic design, we need to look outside of our industry to find inspiration. I was doing some reading recently and stumbled across the words of Dieter Ram. Dieter Ram is an industrial designer and has spent most of his life creating some truly iconic designs for electronics, furniture, and other household items, but [...]

By | 2018-01-26T16:33:10+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Design, Web|

Sites We Love: Pottermore

As Thunderstruck's resident Web Designer and giant Harry Potter nerd, I thought I would take my blog this month to give a shout out to the beauty that is the Pottermore website. Pottermore, for those of you out there who aren't as obsessed with the magical world created by J. K. Rowling as I, is a [...]

By | 2018-01-15T13:07:23+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Design, Web|

Google Fonts, a Web Designer’s Best Friend.

We all know when it comes to design... Typography is important. Like REALLY important. Whether you are designing for print or web, figuring out your typographic aesthetic and hierarchy is one of the most important steps to any design. One typographic tool that has been making life easier for designers and developers for as long as I have [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:47:26+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Design, Web|

Website Peace of Mind for Only $85 Per Month

Keeping your business WordPress website maintained and up-to-date is a critical function to help your site operate smoothly and attract new customers. For a small monthly investment, count on Thunderstruck Design to make sure plugins are kept up-to-date, fix minor problems before they become bigger problems and to make daily back-ups. To sign up, contact [...]

By | 2017-08-22T14:42:30+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Web|

Web Design Process

Ever wonder what it takes to get a website up and running? Since we just launched our own new website, we thought it would be a great idea to explain the general website design process here at Thunderstruck Design: Initial Consultation At Thunderstruck, all of our projects start with an free [...]

By | 2017-07-07T15:32:14+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Design, Web|

You did it, programming, you did it! You’re 70!

This month we are celebrating the birth of the modern programming paradigm as the first code was successfully executed on ENIAC, one of the earliest electronic general-purpose computer, in 1947. This machine was no laptop, heck, it wasn’t even a desktop! Measuring in at eight feet tall and eighty foot long. It didn’t come with [...]

By | 2017-06-15T10:45:06+00:00 April 26th, 2017|General, Web|