Nomvuyo’s Virtual Tours

Nomvuyo’s Virtual Tours by Serena Botha and Melissa Chetty is a web showcase for a popular Khayelitsha B&B which needs to reach international visitors.

Nomvuyo's Virtual Tours

Nomvuyo's Virtual Tours

A central feature of the site were the scrollable panoramas, which Serena and Melissa implemented in Flash.

Panorama

Panorama

A user-centred design approach allowed them to explore the needs of  potential visitors in terms of usability and design.

“Throughout the production process, we were specifically aware of how we treated the photographs. Our research helped us decide to what extent we could digitally manipulate them whilst still maintaining photographic integrity.”

“The research paper helped me understand our clients as someone not familiar with web development, and showed me how to cater for them in all areas of the design process.”

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