Websites

Websites that shine

Your website is often the first experience people have with your brand. Make your first impression count.

A solid, well-planned and well-executed website can set you apart from your competition, drive bottom line value, and make you the star of the show.

We’ve been in the game of building websites since 1999 – back in the days before Google became a household name, and before YouTube, Facebook and Twitter were even imagined. We’ve ridden every wave of web technology and tackled every permutation of problems. There aren’t too many agencies that can claim to have been charting the digital landscape for as long as us. If the web were Everest, we’d be your Tenzing Norgay – solid, dependable and ready to guide you on your way to glory.

Whether you’re looking for someone to upgrade, troubleshoot, redesign or completely rebuild your website, we’ve got you covered. And if you’re just really not sure what you need, we can help you with that too!

PGH Bricks Visualiser scoops prestigious Good Design Award

PGH Bricks Visualiser scoops prestigious Good Design Award

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 2 minute read

The Bricks Visualiser we created for PGH Bricks & Pavers™ has received a Good Design Award in recognition of outstanding design and innovation in the category of Digital Design.

PGH Bricks Visualiser

PGH Bricks & Pavers™ wanted to provide home builders with a category-leading tool to help them visualise and customise bricks for their new build.

Webby Honours for legalsuper

Webby Honours for legalsuper

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 1 minute read

The legalsuper website has been recognised as an Official Honoree in the prestigious Webby Awards.

legalsuper

legalsuper chose to use Kentico Kontent – Kentico’s headless CMS offering – as the platform for its new website.

Melbourne Airport site wins Kentico Best Integration Award

Melbourne Airport site wins Kentico Best Integration Award

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News 1 minute read

Luminary has emerged victorious in the Best Integration category of the 2017 Kentico Site of the Year Awards, edging out tough international competition.

Melbourne Airport

Hitting the trifecta; fast, easy to navigate and reflective of its position as one of the world’s leading airports.

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways receives Webby honours

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways receives Webby honours

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 1 minute read

The Australian Apprenticeships Pathways site has been recognised in the prestigious Webby Awards.

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

This streamlined site is an amalgamation of two complex sites into one, where the journey is tailored to the needs of discrete user groups.

Luminary dominates Design Awards

Luminary dominates Design Awards

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, Culture, News 1 minute read

Luminary has brought home six trophies in the 2017 Melbourne and Sydney Design Awards.

Cancer Council Australia

Cancer Council is the nation’s leading cancer charity.

Save the Children

Facilitating story driven content and a smooth user flow to maximise donations and streamline content administration.

Heart Foundation

Heart Foundation funds lifesaving heart research, education and work to improve heart disease prevention and care for all Australians.

NGS Super

NGS Super was looking for a platform that would provide security and stability, as well as empowering its staff to be self-sufficient in managing the site.

Luminary cleans up at W³ Awards

Luminary cleans up at W³ Awards

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News 1 minute read

Our work for Metricon, CGU, Brown Brothers and Snooze has been honoured in the 2015 W³ Awards

LUCRF Super

Underpinned by a comprehensive discovery phase, this project resulted in a site that is genuinely user centric.

Fred Hollows Foundation

Focusing on a simplified user interface to maximise donations and increase donor engagement.

EBM RentCover

EBM RentCover’s new website went from concept to launch in less than three months.

Melbourne Business School

Home to leading executive education programs, Melbourne Business School needed a website that would match the calibre of its courses.

Equip Super

Equip Super wanted to create a fresh, modern and responsive site that would facilitate personalised content in the future.

Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Clipsal needed a fresh new website to optimise the user experience and better showcase its product range.

William Angliss Institute

William Angliss Institute needed a website that would be a best-in-class competitive tool against universities, TAFEs and Registered Training Organisations.

Holding Redlich

Law firm Holding Redlich was looking for a site that would convey a sense of approachability and provide easy access to the firm's substantial library of content.

Bringing home the bling!

Bringing home the bling!

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News 1 minute read

Our work for Brown Brothers, QSR and the Australian Seniors Insurance Agency has been recognised in the 2016 Communicator Awards.

Colourful Conversations makes its mark on the Webbys

Colourful Conversations makes its mark on the Webbys

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News 2 minute read

Our campaign site for Brown Brothers continues its winning streak with an acknowledgment in the prestigious Webby Awards.

Life-Space Probiotics

Life-Space turned to Luminary to help expand its product, Australia’s number one probiotic, into the global scene.

GS1 Australia

GS1 Australia engaged Luminary to move its web presence from an end-of-life platform (Ektron) to Kentico.

KordaMentha

In this site rebuild a simplified information architecture and flexible content widgets were key in supporting content editors through a brand repositioning.

Allnex

Allnex needed a site with an interactive product finder to showcase over 1500 products, across more than 90 industries.

Methodist Ladies' College

Methodist Ladies’ College needed a website that would provide a world-class user experience to match the quality of the education it provides.

Andy Thompson pulling a funny face

Andy Thompson

CTO, Kontent MVP, Xperience MVP

As our CTO, Andy heads up our developer teams, platforms and technology strategy.

Andy Thompson named a Kentico MVP for 2020

Andy Thompson named a Kentico MVP for 2020

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News, Kentico 3 minute read

Our CTO, Andy Thompson, has been named as a Kentico MVP for the sixth consecutive year.

Why it’s time for the Jamstack to shine – the technology perspective

Andy Thompson pulling a funny face

By Andy Thompson, Strategy, Headless CMS, Kentico Kontent 2 minute read

Javascript, APIs and Markup (HTML) have been around for literally decades. So why the sudden wave of enthusiasm for Jamstack as an enterprise web development platform?

Kentico recognises Luminary as a world leader with Partner Quality Audit

Kentico recognises Luminary as a world leader with Partner Quality Audit

Marty Drill

By Marty Drill, News, Kentico 1 minute read

Luminary has become one of only two agencies worldwide to receive Kentico's highest certification

Drew Foster

Drew Foster

FED Tech Lead

As our FED Tech Lead, Drew's focus is on supporting and mentoring our front end development team.

Upgrading v rebuilding your Kentico website

Upgrading v rebuilding your Kentico website

Andy Thompson pulling a funny face

By Andy Thompson, Kentico, Development 8 minute read

Making a decision about whether to upgrade or rebuild your website is a lot like weighing up whether to renovate or rebuild a house. There are pros and cons both ways.

Marty Drill

Marty Drill

CEO

Marty is the CEO and founder of Luminary.

Stop trying to be all things to all people

Stop trying to be all things to all people

Marty Drill

By Marty Drill, 5 minute read

Delivering great customer experiences is the key to staying in business, but you don’t need to deliver great experiences to everyone, says Luminary CEO Marty Drill.

Adam Griffith

Adam Griffith

Managing Director

Adam is a trusted advisor for our clients, and welcomes new clients to the Luminary community.

Benefits of the Jamstack – from buzzword to business ready

Benefits of the Jamstack – from buzzword to business ready

Adam Griffith

By Adam Griffith, Strategy, Design, Development, Hosting 9 minute read

The Jamstack is a modern approach to building fast, secure, and cost-effective websites and apps. In this article Luminary MD Adam Griffith explains the six 'Ss' of the Jamstack – Speed, Stability, Scalability, Security, Serviceability and Simplicity – to show why this movement is now business ready.

Emmanual Tissera

Emmanuel Tissera

Technical Lead, Umbraco MVP

As Technical Lead, Emmanuel works closely with our clients while providing leadership and mentoring to the development team.

Emmanuel Tissera named Umbraco MVP

Emmanuel Tissera named Umbraco MVP

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 1 minute read

Luminary's Emmanuel Tissera has been awarded the prestigious title of Umbraco MVP.

GILT or GUILT – Localisation crimes

GILT or GUILT – Localisation crimes

Emmanual Tissera

By Emmanuel Tissera, Development, Umbraco, Headless CMS 1 minute read

Want to learn about globalisation and localisation? I was fortunate to speak about this recently at the Dutch Festival 2020 (DF20). This is a recording from that session, along with the Q&A.

Emma Andrews

Emma Andrews

Strategy Director

As a Brand and Digital Strategist, Emma's primary task is to ask lots of questions of our clients and transform the responses into a blueprint for market domination.

Fab Ferrante

Fab Ferrante

Senior Designer

As a UX/UI Designer, Fab's mission is to create enjoyable user experiences through design.

Liam Thomas

Liam Thomas

Engagement Director

With more than 20 years’ experience in technology consulting – including seven at the helm of a prominent digital agency – Liam brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Engagement Director.

Luminary wins Episerver Partner Award

Luminary wins Episerver Partner Award

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, Awards, News 1 minute read

Luminary has been recognised as Episerver's most valuable new partner in the Asia Pacific region.

Luminary announced as Kentico Kontent Premium Partner

Luminary announced as Kentico Kontent Premium Partner

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 1 minute read

Luminary has become the fourth agency worldwide to be afforded Kentico Kontent Premium Partner status.

APRA CPS234: The pathway to compliance

APRA CPS234: The pathway to compliance

Liam Thomas

By Liam Thomas, 6 minute read

A practical overview on what it takes to prepare for and become compliant with the APRA prudential standard for information security.

How to do a content audit

How to do a content audit

Tami Iseli

By Tami Iseli, 9 minute read

A content audit can be a really valuable exercise to identify ways to improve the performance of your website and highlight gaps and opportunities. Here, we offer some guidance on how to do it – along with a downloadable content audit template.

How to perform a website audit

How to perform a website audit

Adam Griffith

By Adam Griffith, Strategy, Design, Development, Hosting 5 minute read

Conducting a website audit sounds like a really big, scary, time-consuming chore, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve simplified the task for you with six key areas to assess – along with a downloadable checklist full of useful questions, tips and tools.

How to brief a digital agency

How to brief a digital agency

Liam Thomas

By Liam Thomas, Strategy 6 minute read

Whether you’re briefing your existing agency or inviting new agencies to respond to a request for proposal, there are certain ‘rules of the game’ that will help you drive the best possible result. This blog post features a downloadable sample digital agency brief to help you get off on the right foot.

Creating a digital strategy roadmap

Creating a digital strategy roadmap

Liam Thomas

By Liam Thomas, Strategy 6 minute read

A good roadmap not only outlines what you want to achieve with your digital strategy, but sets out the detail of how you're going to get there. Here we provide guidance on how to do it, along with a downloadable Digital Roadmap Toolkit.

Websites

Smarter Digital Marketing

Our guide to Xperience by Kentico

Selecting a digital agency? Read this first...

Selecting a digital agency? Read this first...

Adam Griffith

By Adam Griffith, Strategy 7 minute read

Finding the right digital agency is not only critical to the success of an organisation, it can also make or break you as a marketer. Here are some factors to consider – along with a downloadable dynamic digital agency scorecard.

Content Services

Content Spreadsheet for Google Calendar

This incredibly clever Google spreadsheet allows you to automatically sync your content ideas to a Google calendar.

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