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Hi,

I'm showing the site to the client on Friday, and wondered if you could give it a once over. I know there's a height issue with the content box.

The brief was to create a site that was both traditional and modern at the same time, reflected the office (a "boutique" law firm with a large art collection), and showcased the art collection.

I'm waiting on images from the client so the front page is a bit bare and the slideshow doesn't exist yet

Cheers

http://www.comediadesign.com/birka-white/

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I only had a minute to look. Very nice design and color scheme. The one thing I noticed was the submit button on the top right. On the home page its lowercase 'go' while most others its 'Go'. And on the gallery page its 'Sea', as in Search, but its cut off.

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oops! you're right

Cheers - that exactly why I posted here - I've been staring at this thing for too long and no longer see the little problems (that are always the most important!)

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Nice and simple...easy to navigate.

Suggestion...
On the slideshow, those who are not familiar with the pieces of art may want to know the name of artist and work.

Glitch...
On Slides 7 and 8...the picture views (in FF1.5) partially out of the borders of the slideshow.

Other than that...looks good. Laughing out loud

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good thinking. I like the idea of who and when and what for each art peice.

The slideshow definately still needs work - might need a rethink

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Usually clients don't notice things like this but I always make sure to validate the markup just in case they have a question about it.

http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.comediadesign.com%2Fbirka-white%2F

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tht's on my list. It did valiadte, but then I broke it by playing around. The site will validate once it goes live. I promise

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chris_bcn wrote:
The site will validate once it goes live. I promise
Valid code is a useful development tool. I'd start now so that "going live" won't be a headache.

You've got <h#> tags in side of your <ul>s and you're going to want to clean that up soon because fixing it may just change your layout.

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You get a different rollover effect in IE than you do in FF on Latest Case Updates and View the Slideshow.
Is the slideshow s'posed to slide or do you have to click links to get each new pic? If you have to click to get a new pic, slideshow is a bit misleading.
Birka-White|Law Offices is a link to the home page from the home page, but not from the slideshow pages. Also get a horizontal scrollbar in FF on the slideshow pages in FF.

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Yeah I noticed the rollover difference, but as it makes no findamental difference, I'm not going to worry about it. I would assume that end users will use one or the other (or, in fact a different browser)

As I said the slideshow isn't ready. I'm not sure how the slideshow would be misleading - it doesn't mean the images actually slide!

What do you think of the quick contact form? Is it too gimmicky (I can't take credit for the code)?

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nice looking site. good work Smile

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chris_bcn wrote:
As I said the slideshow isn't ready. I'm not sure how the slideshow would be misleading - it doesn't mean the images actually slide!

Well, that's what I think of when I see 'slideshow'. Especially when you've got links that say 'start' and 'stop slideshow'. Maybe 'gallery' or something else would be more appropriate.

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