Using audits to drive change, Mechanics Bank launched with a new CMS and an improved design that follows web best practices. Find out how. 

We are Blend Interactive

We make complex websites better, accessible, clear, effective, consistent, flexible, manageable

Why choose Blend?

So, what makes us so unique? The real question is: how can we help guide you through your complex web and content problems?

WE EMBRACE CHALLENGE

It doesn’t matter how complex your design or implementation project is. You’ll leave with a sense of order and understanding.

WE’RE ON YOUR TEAM

There’s no need to worry about communication problems: we work best when we’re part of a cohesive team — either alongside a marketing partner or serving as integration lead, internal or distributed.

WE’RE ADVOCATES FROM START TO FINISH

Above everything, we advocate for you and your audiences. We help make decisions that lead to sustainable, maintainable, and user-focused web projects.

Featured work.

Our goal — with every project — is to make YOUR goals easier to achieve.

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A Design System for Increased Clarity

A company like Icertis, which provides a contract lifecycle management solution used by some of the world's largest enterprises, needs to appeal to a wide range of potential customers. Blend built a design system to allow for better clarity and easier communication.

A Progressive Trade Show App that Connected Without Connectivity

Using Umbraco Heartcore, Blend helped Raven Industries create a trade show application that allowed for easy editorial access while being completely internet-free under the trade show tent.

Partnering Toward a Fresh New Credit Union Design

Relationships matter, especially in the world of federal credit unions. Thankfully, partnerships are what we specialize in at Blend — and it was a partnership with SELCO that led to a fresh, beautiful new site.

Upgrading Your Umbraco Site

Upgrading from Umbraco 7 to 11 — The Editor Experience

On September 30th, Umbraco will stop support on Umbraco 7. What does this mean for the overall editorial experience, and what can you expect as you begin upgrading?

Sunsetting Umbraco 7: Your Guide to Upgrading

Content management systems — like all software applications — are living, breathing systems of code and design. Here's what to do to ensure your Umbraco install doesn't fall behind as Version 7 is sunsetted in 2023.

News and thoughts from Blend Interactive.

One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us.

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Embracing AI at Blend: Our Shift from Caution to Innovation

Karla Santi

AI has proven that it is here to stay. So the question is, in what manner should businesses integrate AI into their workflows and processes, without creating skepticism from customers? The answer is: cautiously.

February 7, 2024

The 101s of the Web Off-site link

A playlist dedicated to all things web development, from what a CMS is to the language used for Front-End/Back-End. You have a question — we want to answer it.

February 5, 2024

Optimizely Release Notes — November-December 2023

Bob Davidson

The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products from November and December 2023.

January 3, 2024

Making the Most of 2023’s Quiet Ending

Karla Santi

Clients are on vacation, meetings are MIA, and emails are napping in the inbox. This is the perfect opportunity to reclaim your space (physical and digital) and gear up for a smoother, more organized 2024.

December 27, 2023

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