Home Fashion Forecast Magazine Launches New Fully Responsive, Device-Independent Website


Arlington Heights, IL (December 28, 2012) — Home Fashion Forecast magazine, published by Scranton Gillette Communications, launched www.HomeFashionForecast.com, its new fully responsive, device-independent website on December 27, 2012.

Designed for optimal viewing on any platform, from desktops to laptops to mobile devices, the site boasts a large Hero Carousel, which features high-impact editorial teasers and billboard-sized client ads. Editorial content and imagery reflow and reshape to fit the individual viewing device.

Employing Drupal 7, the latest open-source content management and organization system, the web development team of MediaPress Studios, an affiliate of Scranton Gillette Communications, designed the site to dramatically showcase the vivid home fashion photography that is the hallmark of Home Fashion Forecast magazine. The tabloid-size publication is distributed in print at major furnishings markets, available via a free app and digitally delivered to 20,000 home furnishings professionals.

In addition to a convenient issue archive, www.HomeFashionForecast.com hosts highly visual product and trend information with photo-driven Feature Galleries to inspire its audience of home furnishings retailers and interior designers. The site also highlights timely style-oriented news in a front-and-center Flash section and profiles Top Tastemakers in the industry. Social media links to Pinterest and Facebook keep users connected, while a live Twitter feed on the site allows up-to-the-minute feedback.

MediaPress Studios specializes in building new or updating existing websites for clients, incorporating custom coding, e-commerce, search engine optimization, content strategy, and onsite or remote training for clients’ staff members.

For more information about Home Fashion Forecast, contact Publisher/Editorial Director Laura Van Zeyl at [email protected]. Contact [email protected] for more information about MediaPress Studios.