Boston Web Design and Development

elegance, simplicity, clarity & style

A Boston based web design and development studio, Elytra Design specializes in creative website development for non-profit organizations, educational institutions, small to medium businesses, cultural art institutions, artists and photographers. Our services include a full range of the web design process, including web discovery and strategy, custom web design, Drupal or Wordpress development, content management systems (cms) training, website hosting and support. We aim for elegance, simplicity, clarity and style and strive to make our clients more successful through a strong web presence. Visit our portfolio of work and read what our clients say.

some of our recent thinking

a vision without a plan is a hallucination

I love the title of this post. It throws you back on yourself and makes you think. Or rethink. Is this actually true? Is a vision without a plan truly a hallucination?

color beautiful - selecting a color palette for your new website

Choosing the best colors for your new or re-designed website can be overwhelming. Sometimes we can get lost in a sea of possibilities. I swim there a lot!...

blogging and thought leadership, a blog post by Andrea Hurley

In a Forbes article on Thought Leadership, Michael Brennert shares this quote: "Thought leadership ... should help start a relationship where none exists, and it should enhance existing relationships." I like this. Read why.

blogging and the motivation factor - blog post by Andrea Hurley, Elytra Design

As we looked more more closely at what was getting in our way of starting to blog in earnest, we found that it was not so simple as not having enough time. We found that beyond the time factor, there is also the motivation factor...

blogging and the time factor, blog post by Andrea Hurley

I don’t think there is a lot of controversy about whether or not it is a good idea for a business to have a blog. In our modern digital world, blogging is considered to be a signifiant asset to your business. But what about the time factor?