Counting The Costs

Counting The Costs; career cost of ownership for orchestra string musicians started life as an article for The Strad and become a blog post at It became so popular that it needed a dedicated space to provide better user experience for all of the information and infographics.

The perfect solution was a microsite format.

The microsite format provided a number of new user experience enhancements, not the least of which is a fixed side navigation to easily move from one section to another. thanks to the clever navigation, everything fits onto a single webpage!


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A clean, minimal design approach makes it easy for site visitors to engage with a wide array of class and event offerings.

Loads of custom graphics for background design elements and infographics to present data.

Sticky left-hand navigation bar works great on mobile devices by wrapping into a sticky hamburger triggered menu.

WCAG compliant color contrast.

Each menu item has a dedicated anchor link attached, making it easy to send users to exact locations in the site.

Speed Sells

Don’t Sacrifice Speed for Beauty

Great design is crucial, but it’s not the whole story. Many arts organizations choose agencies solely on design strength, neglecting the critical role of development. This often results in stunning websites that crawl on mobile or load painfully slow.

At Venture, we understand the unique needs of arts & culture clients. We deliver award-winning design coupled with lightning-fast performance.

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