Speaking with President of Guilford Connecticut Design Firm

Frank DePino, President and Founder of Guilford Connecticut design firm mediaBOOM, was recently interviewed by Newtek Technology Services for their “Technically Speaking” blog.

See what Frank had to say here.

Romance Novel Yourself Website by Guilford CT Design Agency

Why spend this Valentine’s Day alone when you could be starring in the romance novel of your dreams? Designed and developed by Guilford CT design agency mediaBOOM, RomanceNovelYourself.com allows you to create a romance novel that even Fabio would be proud of. This easy-to-use online application guides you step-by-step through the novel creation process, from selecting a genre and uploading your photo to personalizing the novel’s text. Romance Novel Yourself makes it fun and easy to show everyone how creative (and stunningly attractive) you really are!

When you are done, simply “publish” your novel and use it as your desktop wallpaper, or share it with that special someone (or all your friends) via Facebook, Twitter, and email. It’s mediaBOOM’s very own Valentine’s Day Gift to you.

Visit the website at www.romancenovelyourself.com.

Sweet Soda Bottles by Guilford Connecticut Web Design Company

Guilford Connecticut web design company mediaBOOM was presented with the challenge of redesigning soda bottle labels for Foxon Park Soda (est. 1922). The goal for this project was to simplify the design and give it a vintage aesthetic that reflects the beverage company and their history. It was important to make sure the new design did not affect the recognition of Foxon Park’s already established brand. Keep an eye out for the new labels in a cooler near you!

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New Haven County Web Design Company mediaBOOM Releases Zandar

Recently, New Haven County web design company mediaBOOM designed and developed a website for Zandar the Great.

At ZandarTheGreat.com, you can mystify your family, friends and co-workers with Zandar’s amazing mind-reading powers. What if you can’t be in the same room as the person you’re tricking? That’s where “Zandar From Afar” comes in. Just download the new “Zandar From Afar” Air Application and fool your friends from halfway around the country, or the world for that matter.

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Guilford CT Web Design Company mediaBOOM Wins Best In Show

A total of four awards, including the ‘Best in Show’ honor went to Guilford CT web design company mediaBOOM at the 32nd annual Connecticut Art Directors Club award show on June 21 at Saint Clements Castle in Portland, Connecticut. Each year, the CADC award ceremony recognizes excellence in creative work.

Our Guilford CT web design company won “Best in Show” for its self promotional piece, www.mediaboom.com. Presenters described the site by saying, “It transcends the media it’s shown in. The integrity and strength allows you to blow it out. The vision is bigger and it still delivers.”

Connecticut advertising agency mediaBOOM also was presented with three Gold Awards– two in the category of New Media-Business for www.northeastdomestics.com and www.salsaritas.com and the third in the category of New Media-Self Promotion for www.mediaboom.com.

Over 700 entries were submitted to the CDAC to be considered for this year’s event. The awards were selected by a panel of 5 judges from the Northeast, who expressed their positive impression of this year’s submissions.

“We’re glad to see creativity is going in different directions; the work is starting conversations in new ways and chances are being played out, pieces of work are reaching further and people are pushing themselves,” one judge said.

“Each year, the Connecticut Art Directors Club’s standards for excellence grow even higher as members continue to produce outstanding creative projects,” says Margaret Tobelman, Executive Director of the Connecticut Art Directors Club.

The Connecticut Art Directors Club, or CADC, has been the leading independent professional organization serving the Connecticut creative community. The CADC is a diverse community of professional talent including art directors, designers, new media developers, copywriters, public relations professionals, illustrators, photographers and others associated with visual communications.

HOW Magazine Names CT Web Design Agency mediaBOOM ‘TOP TEN’

CT web design agency website mediaBOOM.com was recently named as one of the Top Ten Websites in HOW Magazine, the graphic design community’s trusted source for creative inspiration, business advice and tools of the trade. HOW Magazine described Guilford CT web design agency and marketing company mediaBOOM’s site by stating, “Set in a 1940’s city, mediaBOOM’s ‘Boom Town’ comes to life with ambient sound and animation. Vintage meets hi-tech in this self-promo site for a Connecticut-based design firm.”

Founded in 1985, HOW Magazine provides graphic-design professionals with essential business information, features cutting-edge technological advances, profiles renowned and up-and-coming designers, details noteworthy projects, and provides creative inspiration. The magazine is published in Cincinnati by F%26W Publications. A group of 16 internationally recognized designers, including Primo Angeli, Marshall Arisman, Paul Davis, Milton Glaser, Richard Wilde, and Ann Willoughby, make up HOW’s Editorial Advisory Board. Board members frequently provide article ideas, write stories, offer editorial input and serve as a solid connection to the design profession and industry trends.

Guilford Connecticut Ad Agency mediaBOOM’s Frank DePino Awarded

Guilford Connecticut Ad Agency mediaBOOM President, Frank DePino, was recently named Small Business Person of the Year for 2005 by the Guilford Connecticut Chamber of Commerce. DePino’s leadership of mediaBOOM was recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Gala held at the Guilford Yacht Club.

Since its launch, mediaBOOM’s website, www.mediaboom.com, has drawn attention from across the globe. mediaBOOM recently received the Butterfly Award for Top Website Design Agency at the Web Design International Festival in Limoges, France. In addition, our Guilford Connecticut ad agency was the recipient of the American Design Award for Site of the Month from over 750 applicants. Furthermore, HOW Magazine recently listed mediaBOOM.com as one of its Top Ten Websites.

Guilford residents may recognize mediaBOOM’s work though local establishments including the Guilford Chamber website, the Guilford Free Library, the Stone House Restaurant, and Page Taft Real Estate. This winter mediaBOOM will become a more prominent part of the Guilford landscape, with plans for a new office on the historic Guilford Green. While the company continues to serve Connecticut and the shoreline with creative and technical work, mediaBOOM is growing. Its client base stretches across the country, from coast to coast.

mediaBOOM is gearing up for some exciting projects in 2006 and members of the mediaBOOM team are looking forward to another successful year of growth.

Website Design Company Wins FWA ‘Site of the Day’

Favorite Website Awards (FWA) recognizes the latest and best in cutting edge design. It selected our website design company’s website mediaBOOM.com as its Site of the Day for December 31st , 2005.

The Favorite Website Awards was established in 2000. It is an industry- recognized award program and inspirational portal, based in England and is one of the world’s leading website recognitions. FWA is widely recognized as one of the top achievements for innovative web design.

According to the FWA, “By scouting the web and evaluating nominated sites, using a well established criteria and evaluation procedure, FWA selects and showcases future thinking, progressively designed sites who use cutting edge technology, together with inspirational ideas, that lead the way for future generations.”

FWA has become a daily surfing hot-spot which serves millions of visitors every year. It receives thousands of nominations each month from a broad global audience. Nominations include web enthusiasts, web and graphic designers, web news editors, and Flash masters.

Our website design company was honored  to receive such a prestigious award from the Favorite Website Awards.