When I started the Stormbirds.blog four years ago I did some basic work to make sure that it looked good in the template it was using. Since then I’ve stuck to what I know and tried not to alter the format very much. That said, it’s 2020 and a fresh coat of paint is a good thing to do now and again. Today I’m very happy to show off a new logo, slightly revised colour scheme and a new set of font choices.
As with all things web, nothing should stay the same forever and it’s always good to try new things. At the same time, I’ve heard from many of you how much you like the panel arrangement and how well that works for you so for the foreseeable future I won’t be changing the template.
Why mess with something that already works right?
There may be a few more tweaks over the near future as I try and find the right balance of what I want to see with an updated look for Stormbirds. Hopefully the new updates have a minimal effect on your enjoyment and usability of the site – if anything I hope it improves the overall look and feel! Time will tell!
Update on April 20 – I’m still tweaking what works and what doesn’t work with the new logo. I really appreciate the feedback I’ve had from all over. Change is good but it can challenge the status quo and it’s good to find balance that works. Some aspects of the new logo were working and others were not… we’ll see if the new changes stick or if there’s more work to do.
Stormbirds.blog is a living breathing site to me and so a few tweaks here and there are a good thing when I think it’s going to be for the best. When it’s not, I change it and adapt from there.