Designer Media Wins 2015 ‘Best Website’ Award for Vespa.ie

We have a winner! After being nominated for the 2015 OMIG (Online Marketing in Galway) Group awards, Designer Media is delighted to be announced this year’s winner in their Best Website category for Vespa.ie OMIG held its awards ceremony at The Town Hall in Galway and a fantastic night was had by all. Over 200 applications for awards were submitted for all award categories which, in addition to Best Website, included Best Blog, Best Social Media and People’s Choice Award. Competition in the Best Website category was strong with a host of other nominees including Croi, the… Read more »


VRAY for Sketchup 2.0 released

Ever since the Chaos Group bought over ASGVIS, the original developers of VRAY for Sketchup, there has been much hope by the Sketchup community that the software would be brought inline with that of VRAY for 3ds Max. Anyone in the world of Architectural Visualisation will know that 3ds Max and VRAY combined are very powerful tool indeed and are used globally by many of the worlds great design firms. 3ds Max, although an impressive bit of software, has a steep learning curve in comparison to Sketchup and cost 5 times as much! As it has such a large market… Read more »


Trimble launches Sketchup 2014

The next release of everyone’s favourite 3D modeling tool, SketchUp, is here. With a number of performance enhancements to SketchUp 2014 and Layout 2014, there have also been some additional features added to both programs which many users will be happy about. As a regular user of Sketchup, we were delighted with the improvements that have been brought through to the latest release. We think it is safe to say that Sketchup is now a real contender as a CAD & BIM drafting tool. Lets take a look at some of these new updates Trimble have introduced. (more…)


Galway Airsoft Supplies website redesign in time for Christmas

Designer Media was recently approached by a local business, Galway Airsoft Supplies, to redevelop its e-commerce website prior to the Christmas period. The brief for the project was website redesign of the company’s existing e-commerce website giving it a new, more stylish and user-friendly design. The client’s key requirements for the new site were the following: A Responsive layout (viewable on smartphones and tablet devices) Multiple currency option Social Media interaction Zoom feature for product images PayPal payment Easy-to-use backend for admin and staff


NLM Teo. – Bespoke Furniture Web Design Project

Designer Media was approached through a colleague to redevelop a website for Carnmore based furniture company, NLM Teo.  The brief for this web design project was to redevelop their existing and dated website with one which was more in line with their new company branding and offered a categorised image gallery to showcase some of their bespoke pieces of furniture. (more…)


Vespa Ireland Website Design 2011

Designer Media was recently approached to develop a website which would showcase the legendary Italian scooter brand Vespa. Known for their funky and retro styling, the Vespa brand is well established throughout the world. The brief for the web design project was to develop a website which was easy to navigate, colourful and would compliment the ever changing Vespa scooter collection. (more…)


Interior Architecture Project: Hotel Concept Design

While studying for his Degree in Interior Architecture, one of Robert’s final projects was to come up with a design concept for a boutique styled hotel for Bombay Sapphire and incorporate the brand’s corporate identity and values into the interior design. Aspects of the project were to create a 3D model, photo realistic renders and an animated walk-through of the final design. These are just a few examples of the finished design. (more…)