Go Bespoke | Website design & Development
Go Bespoke are a Luxury bespoke travel & concierge who specialise in creating unforgettable experiences.
We started working with the team at Go Bespoke at the beginning of 2018 helping develop and build upon what was a particularly unorthodox website structure, navigation and page build. After completing the initial ‘clean-up’ work on the website which helped relieve a lot of SEO problems (with our amazing partners at Search Seven) and improving some of the page structure issues our attention turned to a grander plan.
With the current website originally built on a custom Expression Engine CMS there was a big job ahead – as any developer knows working with a previously built website can hide many sins & pitfalls.
But Jason & Adam in our development team felt up to the challenge!
Like any good kick-off meeting, the session was full of ideas, aspirations & functionality requests! This helped us to understand the mindset of the team and look at the key deliverables throughout the project, once agreed these points became the acceptance criteria of the build.
For the major builds, we started to wireframe, restructure, review data and update the information architecture on all pages. Working iteratively with the Go Bespoke team ensuring all considerations were taken and the outputs finalised.
Although the website was built on previously built ‘foundations’ the look, feel and layouts of the original site have completely changed from the homepage to property pages everything was re-designed. Meaning we had met the Go Bespoke’s team criteria of not committing to a re-build whilst giving them the look of an evolved brand.
During the build we also helped their team move from a .net to a .com domain this can be found at www.gobespoketravel.com
A little on the client
Go Bespoke are luxury travel and concierge experts who have a wealth of experience in the best experiences in travel.
Client: Go Bespoke
Skills: UX, Analysis, Website design, website development
Release Date: 19th September, 2018
I worked with Grant and the team for the launching of my rebranded company. They were brilliant from start to finish, the website design was incredible and I was taken through it step by step with so much patience and care, so I could go on to make changes and manage it myself. I came in for some training on social media marketing with the team which was invaluable, I learnt how I wanted my ‘brand voice’ to sound through fun exercises and was given so many tips on SEO & Social Media, it was more than I’d hoped for. They have always been on the end of my panic emails & answer quickly and effectively, have even responded to my urgent ‘HELP ME!’ messages at the weekend. The fact that they have such a great ethical policy as well just put the cherry on the top really & I would never go elsewhere for anything to do with the marketing or design of my company.
We have worked with Creative Blend for over 9 months now and during this time we have enjoyed great communication with friendly advice. This was a key feature throughout the build of our new website, which kept us informed and helped us make key decisions at each stage. We now look forward to continuing to work with them through out new digital projects!
I have worked with creative blend for the design of my company website and rebranding of the logo. Grant and the team has been very reactive and helpful all the way throughout the process and the Creative blend team have been quick to understand various feedback and adapt this to the end product. I am very happy with their services and can recommend them.
Precise, thorough and organised are some of Grants key skills, but when you add that to a great team player and a great personality, you get the complete package. His enthusiasm is second to none, but this is also backed up with excellent results. People who work with him love him and so do his clients. A great and invaluable asset to any company.
Creative Blend have been generously contributing their skills, expertise and creative thinking to Love Is All We Need for the past 18 months. Their professional and friendly way of being is invaluable to us as a charity that exists on a purely volunteer and pro bono basis.
I had the pleasure of working on a variety of web development projects with Grant and found his ability to get to the route of the problem invaluable. Grant has a natural skill for providing workable solutions through his designs, he fully understands potential technical limitations, keeps the end user at the core of his designs and is great at expressing his ideas to us non-designers. Grant is also an exceptional leader. He gives his team the freedom to explore new ideas and the support they need to see their work come to life. He’s encouraging and keen to develop their skills at any given opportunity.
Grant’s good humour and amiable character making working with him a real pleasure. Throughout the eight months working with us he showed great skill in listening to our needs, taking feedback and delivering a great result. His knowledge of design and conversion have led to strong, inventive ideas that have improved our site conversion.
Creative blend have been an absolute joy to work with. They have been kind, supportive and efficient. The whole experience of updating our website has been fantastic and we are delighted with the end result.
Having worked with Creative Blend for over 2 years now we have really enjoyed a great working relationship. Between our in-house team and the creative & development skills at Creative Blend, we have been able to champion some exciting new projects. This has led us to innovate with new pieces of content & developments taking place. I would highly recommend them.
Creative Blend worked with us to make our fundraising e-newsletters work harder for us. The team were easy to work with, with great communication and I’d definitely work with them again.
Working with Creative Blend has been fantastic. Their enthusiasm, rapid response to feedback, and their diverse skillset helped us develop effective new marketing materials, site improvements, and content/SEO initiatives. A great asset to achieving our marketing goals.