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.

The Web Project Guide

A guide to understanding the web design and development process. Buy the book, read each chapter, or listen to the podcast!

Digital Optimization at Blend

Blend maintains a website's progress and performance after launch through our Digital Optimization practice.

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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The Web Project Guide joins Content Strategy Insights podcast Off-site link

The Web Project Guide’s Corey Vilhauer and Deane Barker joined Larry Swanson on the Content Strategy Insights podcast to talk about all things The Web Project Guide — how the book came to be, how it ties to the work of building websites, and what's next as the book expands into the podcast space.

November 30, 2022 | The Web Project Guide

There Should Be No “Season of Giving”

Karla Santi

During the holidays, there’s a heightened awareness around philanthropic activities, and many use it as a time to focus on others less fortunate. At Blend, we believe the "season of giving" shouldn't be a season at all.

November 29, 2022

Episode 13: Develop the Graphic and Interface Design (w/Sam Otis) Off-site link

Corey asks Deane about his ideal web design, and Deane talks about how CSS ruined the web. (He’s kidding, mostly.) Then, Sam Otis, lead designer at Blend Interactive and designer of The Web Project Guide, joins us to talk about his history in design — from Flash to responsive web design, what young designers need to know about the web, and what he wishes clients would stop doing.

November 16, 2022 | The Web Project Guide Podcast

From Content Analytics to Intelligent Content: a Review of uMarketingSuite

Joe Kepley

In the early days of the web, analytics shifted from curiosity to a driving force. Now, the focus is on what you do with those analytics — what insights can you glean in order to help drive conversions? For Umbraco users, uMarketingSuite helps put these insights into action.

November 7, 2022

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