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The Rich Cultural Life of Victoria on Culture Victoria.

By

  • Culture Victoria
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Carter Digital

Description

Bring order and hierarchy to everything within in the Victorian archives and ecosystem, a whooping 700 organisations with cultural collections – all without editing a single image. The challenge, then, was how to accommodate both active and passive readers: from the serious researchers’ who need fast, factually accurate, collection searches, to the more casual topic-focused reader looking for information about historical events and personal stories.

Key Features

1

Creating and refining a series flexible, modular design system that highlights the scale and breadth of content whilst encouraging deeper engagement into each vertical.

2

Highly-customisable content modules allow for a variance in visual browsing and enable the editorial team to better articulate its stories.

3

Optimised article pages and photo galleries address an array of consumption behaviours, from passive browsing and “snacking” on content, to digging deep into the Culture Victoria archives.

4

A search-to-end all searches – allowing simultaneous access to tens of collections searches all without leaving the website.

5

A design system that encourages editorial creativity, and allows the content determine the layout of a page. With a digital style guide for the future.

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