Third Sun Blog

October 19, 2016

Tactile Connections

At Third Sun, we work in an almost paperless world. We design websites and advise clients on how to deal with their online communications. Even so, we work to create the feeling of textures and depth as part of our digital designs. Life is just…
September 26, 2016

Design Solves Problems

Does anyone else remember growing up thinking that the faraway future meant moving sidewalks and hover cars? That we might be transported from one place to another by some beam of light? "The Jetsons" or "Star Wars" or "Star Trek" may be to blame. And…
September 23, 2016

Great Sources for FREE Stock Photos

Good photography is essential is modern web design.  If you can't afford custom photography, there are many great stock photo sites out there. At Third Sun we often use Deposit Photos, Big Stock Photo, and Dreamstime.   Paid stock photo sites have rates that vary widely,…
August 16, 2016

Making an Old Text New Again

As website content trends toward quality over quantity, more often than not we find ourselves helping clients choose their words wisely and sparingly. But what happens when a client comes to us with dozens of chapters and thousands of words? The University Press of Colorado…
August 02, 2016

The Avenues: A Neighborhood Makeover

Third Sun worked this spring with the Greater Avenues Community Council to develop two new websites (for the Council and the popular Avenues Street Fair), alongside a logo redesign. The Avenues is one of the most scenic historic neighborhoods in Salt Lake City, with its…
July 25, 2016

Why Our Experience Working at Nonprofits Matters

I met with a potential client recently and was doing my usual introduction, including addressing the question about why Third Sun has a niche in the nonprofit community. “My business partner and I have nonprofit backgrounds so we speak the language and understand the challenges…
June 16, 2016

Welcome Johnnae to the Third Sun Team!

In its eleventh year, Third Sun Productions is getting bigger and badder — in the best way possible. With the addition of our fourth full-time team member, we have gained a huge asset for our ongoing effort to help our nonprofit and small business clients…