Today we launched an all-new website for the artist Robert Treat, who lives in San Diego, California.
Robert needed a new website that he could easily make updates to himself. After reviewing his wants, needs, and requirements, we decided that SquareSpace was the best platform to build his new site on. While SquareSpace has its limitations from a design and development standpoint, it also has advantages – it’s fast and easy to get going. And it’s a great value for what you get.
We started by setting up a basic framework within SquareSpace based on Robert’s previous website and then updating content and layout for the new theme. Since Robert’s previous site was not built within a content management system and was somewhat dated, additions like lightboxed image galleries were quite welcome.
From start to finish, the project took around 4 weeks to complete with a lot of that time being spent on working through copy edits and re-processing images to allow for viewing larger sizes within the artwork galleries on the new site.
SquareSpace can be a decent option for simple websites where the built-in functionality covers all the necessary bases and the provided themes are acceptable. We found the features to price ratio to be just right for what Robert wanted out of the new website, and actual \ virtual will help manage and maintain the site.