September 20, 2011 by dannybishopcreative
Redesigning an existing website is in many regards more difficult than creating one from scratch and requires more thought. Bringing pages created for old design over to a new design isn’t always simple.
The design could probably do with some tweaking today. There have been a few updates since this was first released, and I would love to rework the major news panel somewhat, even though it’s now in its third incarnation since the 2008 design was released.
The site also made use of extremely wide backgrounds at a time when they were uncommon. Now commonplace the web backgrounds extend out to ensure that even on 30″ displays the website theme is present and on message.
It has been both challenging and hugely rewarding working on the Essendon website during the period of their independence where pushing the boundaries was considered the starting point for any web development.