TheBootStrapped.com is a professional site driven by content, so the site should be clean & simple. Latest trends in web2.0 designs should be represented as our audience is web-savvy and will disregard a dated site design. We intend to keep the logo but are flexible on color schemes. Core offering is the review engine so it should be able to display featured reviews and review categories. Open to including images if necessary or making the site more dynamic.
-Bold, energetic, youthful. We want the design to stand out as much as the content
-Non-corporate; We are boot-strappers too
-Easily navigable & usable. Information on the site must be easily accessible
-Colors: We are using red but we are open to changing the color palette to make the site draw more attention
-We will primarily be use Facebook Connect as our login mechanism
-Facebook connect functionality must be included on the home page
-We may include (in the future) advertising
-Include the functionality: "Browse by Category", "Calendar", "Latest Reviews", "Search"
Websites we like
IMPORTANT: Attachment is a guide only - modify layouts / colors as necessary