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Hosking Interiors

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Drupal Version 
Brief Overview 

At 108 degrees, we build sites whose first goal is successful marketing, brand positioning and communication to the audience. A 'pretty' site, is always the secondary goal... although one we do strive for. Hosking Interiors REQUIRED a pretty site, but in addition one that would successfully position the business as the industry leader it is and reflect the quality of their work in a way that words could not describe.

The result is a site that has brought in new business, encouraged more work from the designer's current clients and built an online reputation for the designer that equates to the quality of her work in person.

Launch or Publication Date 
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Key Modules, Theme, and Distribution Used 
Image API/GD2, Lightbox2, Live CSS, Nice Menus, Zen Theme
Why these Modules, Theme, and Distribution were Chosen 

Our development team chose the Zen theme b/c it is one of the most efficient for us to customize for the client's needs. The modules chosen are some of the standard ones used by our team to develop a unique brand appearance for the client, as well as provide the services and features needed for the project. 

Owner's Name 
Hosking Interiors
Development Company 
108 degrees, llc
108 degrees provides online marketing solutions for small to mid-size businesses, including development of Drupal websites. We specialize in custom development solutions and usability challenges.
Why Drupal Was Chosen 
Hosking Interiors needed a site that would showcase the beauty of the designer's work, while providing an efficient, usable, customizable solution that was unique for her industry. Drupal offered an affordable development alternative that would give her brand strong visual appeal, allow for quick customization and be a usable interface for a user base with limited technical background.
Describe the Project (Goals, Requirements, and Outcome) 

The designer is known for being one of the most successful interior designers and real estate stagers in southern NH. With her unique style, she sets a tone that makes a home desirable to any buyer that walks through the doors. She sought a site that would help to reflect her work and bring focus to it, not be a distraction from it.

108 degrees used Drupal 6 to create a site that wows the visitor, entices the home seller and hooks the real estate agent looking for professional staging. With social media integration, a blog that is easy to use and styled for visual interest, this site brings the owner's online reputation in line with her work as it appears in person. 

Type of Nomination 
Additional developers