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NC Food & Nutrition Services website launched

Posted in design, food, North Carolina with tags , , , , on April 9, 2010 by killahfunkadelic

fns4nc.org, the new food stamps program website for North Carolina

With the recent global recession that’s been gripping our nation, the ripple effects have been felt across North Carolina. High unemployment rates, and a decrease in income and spending has pushed up those facing poverty and in turn families needing food assistance. Some North Carolina food banks now shockingly provide nearly one out of every eight people in their region with food assistance, a dramatic rise since 2007.

Raleigh design firm Killer Creative Group was asked to design a new website for North Carolina Food & Nutrition Services (formerly NC food Stamps), and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

Fns4nc.org (Food & Nutrition Services for North Carolina) has evolved from the former days of food stamps. FNS helps North Carolina families with little or no income buy food by way of electronic debit cards that can be used at grocery stores and farmer’s markets. The new website features links to NC food assistance applications, food assistance eligibility requirements, and links to additional resources. Once added feature of the new site is that it bilingual in both English and Spanish. Raleigh web hosting is by KillerHosting.net.

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Raleigh’s Autobahn Automotive Gets New Social-Savvy Website

Posted in branding, corporate identity, design, raleigh with tags , , , , , on January 6, 2010 by killahfunkadelic
Autobahn Automotive website design

New autobahn-automotive.com website by Killer Creative Group

Since 1989 Robert and Erin Drake of Autobahn Automotive have been providing some of Raleigh’s best automotive service for Japanese and European import vehicles. Over the years, they’ve earned a loyal following of fans due to going the extra mile for their customers, with perks like a free loaner car, free car wash, and other promotions that keep them returning time and again.

Raleigh Brand Design firm Killer Creative Group was recently asked to refresh Autobahn Automotive’s image and website. Autobahn has been very active in taking advantage of new Social Media such as Twitter and Facebook, and needed the ability to integrate those outlets, as well a needing the ability to add articles on automotive maintenance and related news to the site, with a budget-friendly solution.

Rather than build a complex Content Management System (CMS), Killer Creative designed a solution using the open-source WordPress platform. WordPress is a good platform for firms looking for a mid-range website that need a small amount of customization but also allows for basic content updates without advanced programming skills.

The new site at autobahn-automotive.com includes a status feed from the Autobahn Facebook Fan Page, a Twitter link, as well the ability to update news posts and articles at will, with commenting ability built in. Killer Creative also updated the logo design and extended the blue color theme throughout as well as an industrial brushed steel background. Raleigh WordPress web hosting provided by KillerHosting.net.

NC Southern Sausage Done Right

Posted in advertising, design, food, graphic design with tags , , , , , , on March 19, 2009 by killahfunkadelic
New Website Design for Bass Farm Sausage

New Website Design for Bass Farm Sausage

If you’ve never had the pleasure of trying North Carolina’s favorite sausage from Bass Farm, then do yourself a favor tonight. Head to your favorite supermarket and pick up a pack of ground sausage, patties or links in either mild or hot (we’re partial to the extra spices in the hot variety) and give it a try. If it’s not the best sausage you’ve ever tried, then you must be a vegetarian. Seriously. This is good stuff–always delivered fresh, never frozen, made and delivered daily in small batches from a 50 year old secret family recipe that hasn’t changed in generations. This family business has a cult-like following and although the distribution is limited to central and eastern North Carolina, foodies stock up coolers full when they visit NC to take back home with them.

The recipe hasn’t changed, the packaging hasn’t changed, and the fans are fiercely loyal. When challenged to design an online website presence to reflect Bass Farm’s traditional roots, Raleigh NC graphic design firm Killer Creative Group responded with a simple navigation, friendly conversational tone, and a decidedly ‘low-tech’ and weathered look. The website also features a handy interactive Sausage Recipes feature, where you can browse for a favorite meal idea, or submit your own. NC web hosting by Killer Hosting.

Our favorite (and a really easy) Bass Farm Sausage recipe? Simply substitute a package of hot ground sausage in place of ground turkey or beef in pasta sauce. SooOoo goood.