Sulopa helps you figure out what information your users want, how they expect it to be organized, and how they expect it to be labeled. All while meeting your core objectives. We’ll construct a blueprint of your website — form, function, interface, interaction, navigation structure(s), and metaphor(s).
If your publication — print or digital — consists of more than a handful of pages, you’re going to need at least a basic information architecture to organize, structure, and label your content to make it findable and usable by people and machines. It won’t hurt, and we’ll do all the heavy lifting.
The Sulopa approach to information architecture is decidedly traditionalist. We’ll develop user profiles, use cases, and user flows; run card sort exercises to arrive at layout patterns and page types; and build initial wireframes(prototypes and storyboards if we must) and initial sitemaps.
Using this information, we’ll deliver reference wireframes and sitemap, a structure diagram with page types, an information hierarchy, high-level nomenclature, page templates (not to be confused with coded templates delivered by the developer or development team), and page tables.
At the end of the process we will have distilled the four main information architecture components: