Meet Vanessa Sickles

Meet our newest Web Development Intern Vanessa Sickles

Meet Vanessa, Web Development Intern This will help us learn more about Vanessa, our Web Development Intern for the summer. Describe yourself in three words. Honest answer? I’ll go with ‘friendly, laid-back, forgetful.’ Where did you grow up? I grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where your entertainment options are ‘movie at a built-in-the-70s theater,’ ‘shopping… Read More

Matchbox Design Group Employee: Meet Jim Courtois

Meet Matchbox Design Group's new Front-End Developer, Jim Courtois

As our new front-end developer, Jim helps us bridge the gap between design and development. With a depth of knowledge in CSS and HTML and a background in design, he develops visually engaging digital presences for our clients. Jim also has a mind for user experience and strives to make digital experiences easy to use… Read More

Finding The Visual Identity You Need

When your business is starting off or rebranding, finding your visual identity is of utmost importance.

Starting a business usually includes starting a brand as well. With great brands come great logos that are instantly recognizable and leave a lasting imprint in our minds. Achieving a result like that is difficult and the road towards it is treacherous and packed with potential pitfalls. Whether it is via gut feeling or thorough… Read More

Psychology Driven Mobile UX Trends For 2018

St. Louis Website Design company Matchbox Design Group is excited to talk about Psychology Driven Mobile UX Trends For 2018

As you are probably already aware as a web designer, the era that we live in now is dominated by mobile users, and UX and design have never been as important as they are today. If we take a look back at the years before us, we can conclude that a lot of change has… Read More

Why Designing A Website Is Like Building A House

Designing A Website is like building a house

This is a guest blog post written by Victoria Green about designing a website. More information can be found at the bottom of this blog post. Designing a website is no small task. It can take months to perfect, with all sorts of important factors that need to be taken into consideration. Just like building… Read More

Our Website Design and Web Development Process, With Tips For New People To The Industry

One of our designers and front end developers working on our website design and web development process for a new site.

Matchbox Design Group has been around for 10 years, almost 11 now. You can trust that we don’t just take your order and give you results oriented web design and online marketers. Our web designers are the best of the best, they take their time getting to know your brand. They also do research on… Read More

University City Swim Club Web Design & Development

Matchbox Design Group was lucky enough to complete the University City Swim Club Web Design and Development.

Exploring New Possibilities With The University City Swim Club Web Design & Development Project The University City Swim Club (UCSC) site was an important project for Matchbox. It gave us the opportunity to explore new techniques and provide examples of our offerings to future clients. For one, we explored the process of design when it… Read More

Redoing the Matchbox Design Group Website: Part 1

Matchbox Design Group Website Redo

Why It Can Take Multiple Years to Complete Your Website Since we re-designed our website, people often ask us if we did it in honor of our 10-year anniversary. That could be a good reason, we suppose. But what most people don’t realize is that we have been working on re-designing our company’s website for the… Read More

Works for Me: A New Website for the New Year

A New Website

Updated 8/22/18 Since re-designing their main site, Matchbox has worked with St. Louis Community Credit Union (STLCCU) to create several other complementary sites like Reasons to Switch, Red Dough and Works for Me. Recently, they noticed that their Works for Me site was attracting a lot of traffic. However, this mini-site didn’t have a lot… Read More