Website Design Essentials

By October 11, 2014Arts, Arts/Culture, The Net

Branding and website design are the topics of discussion at the next two Art of Marketing presentations at the Kariton Art Gallery

Submitted.The Abbotsford Arts Council presents “Branding and the Art of Crafting a Professional Image” on October 16, 2014, and “Website Design Essentials: Strategies that Work” on October 23, 2014, the sixth and seventh of eight presentations in the 2014 Art of Marketing Speaker Series, sponsored by the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce. Both sessions will be held at 6:30PM at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique (2387 Ware Street, Abbotsford, B.C.) and presented by Filio Kondylis, arts professional and web designer.

Branding and the Art of Crafting a Professional Image” will cover how to identify a unique position within one’s industry, visual communication consistency and customer service strategies. Attendees will learn how to ask relevant questions to discover their uniqueness and promote their image with consistency.

In “Website Design Essentials: Strategies that Work,” attendees will learn how to accentuate their professional status with a website, whether it’s a one page static website with their own domain name or a five page website. The importance of using a personal domain name, setting up a basic website, using fundamental design principles and optimizing websites for SEO and user experience will be discussed.

About Filio Kondylis

Filio Kondylis is an arts professional that facilitates professional development workshops and writes about professional art practices online. She also provides small business owners and creative professionals with an online presence through website and logo creation services and creates modern ceramic accessories for collectors and home décor enthusiasts. Visit Filio online at

Pre-registration for each workshop is $15 for Abbotsford Arts Council members and $25 for non-members and is possible online at or at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique. The entire speaker series schedule can be viewed on

About the Abbotsford Arts Council

Established in 1972, the Abbotsford Arts Council acts as a resource for local artists while promoting the vision, creativity, and energy of the Abbotsford community through the arts. Nearly 70 local arts, heritage and culture organizations receive support under the umbrella of the Abbotsford Arts Council, and the talents of hundreds of local artists are showcased by the Abbotsford Arts Council each year at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique, the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series, the Arty Awards and the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair. To learn more about the Abbotsford Arts Council, visit
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