TheForks.com Version 4
This is an ARCHIVED version of this project. Click here to see our most current version THE FORKS write-up.
Visual Lizard has been working with The Forks North Portage Partnership for nearly 10 years. The most recent incarnation of this site was a colaborative effort between Visual Lizard and our friends over at Fusion Communications. Clean. Simple. Elegant. We hope you enjoy version 4.0!
Read about the features of this project
Welcome to theforks.com
This edition of theforks.com strips away all extra elements of the site and leaves the visitor focused on the content. Large images help remind people of the beauty that can be found right in the middle of downtown Winnipeg, but they take a backseat to the content of the site.
- Big Images Bring Emotion
Big Images Bring Emotion
The Forks is a very powerful place. The goal of the site as to let images of the location speak to the visitors of the site. We built some animation, hooked in a Content Delivery network to offset the hi-res file sizes and build admin editors for complete control.
Attractions at theforks.com
The Forks has many fantastic reasons to visit. With the new attractions section of theforks.com, finding the specific venue or location at The Forks has never been easier.
- Image Reveal
With some great scenery to offer, we built a neat little tool that allows visitors to push the content out of the way and enjoy some gorgeous hi-res photography, on almost any page!
- Catalyst CMS
Find Food Fast
The Forks offers visitors a wonderful selection of culinary choices. With Version 4 comes an even easier way to find just the food you want and where to get it.
The Forks North Portage Partnership has many great initiatives on the go. In order to augment the offline branding, we have custom, minimalist, templates that match.
- Custom Templates
Custom templates for each of the initiatives allows The Forks to carry their branding throughout the site.