Web Design (WordPress)

Glasgow University Magazine

In an effort to improve the GUM’s online appearance, I was asked to overhaul the magazine’s website in 2017. 

Our main ambitions were to make the website fully responsive, as well as to give it a more professional and refined look. 

Year

Client

Role

Awards

Link

2017

GUM

Webdesign, UI/UX Design

Shortlisted for 'Best Website' @ SPA Awards

GUM Homepage

Features

Articles are arranged in a grid to stimulate interest

Social Media buttons are given a prominent placement, encouraging readers to interact with the magazine on various platforms

The colour scheme of the website can be adjusted to fit the colours of the current issue, enabling a flexible yet distinct brand identity of the magazine

GUM Colour Transition
GUM Articles on Mobile
GUM Responsiveness

Usability

The website is fully responsive and allows for comfortable reading on all devices

The overall design is clean and professional, content and imagery are given visual priority

Multiple paths of navigation, as well as plenty of white space and a clear visual hierarchy allow for intuitive use