GUERNSEY company, Blix, has won the Umbraco award for
best web design at the annual Codegarden conference in
Copenhagenfor the team'sdesign and development of Livingroom Estate Agent's
Every year in Copenhagen designers and developers from around the
world, who use the popular Umbraco web platform, gather for three
days of"insight, networking and workshops"at the Codegarden
Umbraco spokesman, Peter Gregory, said: "Livingroom.gg was selected because it is beautifully
crafted, easy to use and mobile-friendly. We were impressed with
the thought put into the responsive layout and we found it
extremely intuitive to use. We also liked how current web trends
were used in the correct way and not just to be... trendy."
Founded in 2001, the dynamic Blix team focuses on high-quality,
class-leading website design, development and online
Blix director Dominic
Bennett said: "We weren't able to attend Codegarden this year
but, when we found out we had won Best Design, we were
"It is fantastic to be recognised by our peers for the attention
to detail and extra effort we put into our work."
Blix completely re-engineered Livingroom's
website, providing clients with functionality not previously
available in Guernsey. They introduced new technology that allows
Livingroom to offer Transparent Vendor Management(TVM ™®),
transforming the way vendors sell their properties through online
communication about the sales process.
Blix also created a mobile website for use across the increasing
range of mobile platforms. It requires no downloads or app updates.
The mobile website also features another first for Guernsey with "I
Want to Live Here" enabling users to find properties for sale in
the vicinity of their current location.
Livingroom director Simon
Torode said: "The award win is well deserved by the Blix team. We knew what we wanted to
do with our website and were determined to use a local company to
help us. Blix took our vision and added so much more in terms of
technical prowess and creativity. They completely deserve the
recognition for their work."