Romandesign.ca speed before engaging CloudFlare CDN: Tested from New York City, New York, USA on January 6 at 12:54:36 Page size – 6.9MB Load time – 2.45s Requests – 113 Perf. grade – 79/100 Your website is faster than 63% of all tested websites Google PageSpeed (with minify disabled in W3 Total Cache) is 65/100 for mobile and 73/100 […]

Pingdom ranking did not improve, however Google PageSpeed score significantly improved after two weeks of testing: 86/100 for desktop and 72/100 for mobile. Before CDN it was 74 for desktop, so the improvement is significant. CloudFlare improves content delivery in specific areas – for example in Canada they have servers in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, […]

May 2016 be a happy and prosperous year for you and your business!

Comic Sans font has gained notoriety as the most hated font ever. It’s so dreadful and misused that there are many websites dedicated to banning and hating this font. No self-respecting web designer should ever use this font. It even appears in Weird Al Yankovic video “Tacky” (see around 1:15 minute mark):

On April 21, 2015 Google has introduced a new update of its mobile ranking algorithm that made mobile-friendly usability factors of your website much more important. Making your website mobile-friendly does not just makes it easier for your visitors on iPhones and Android devices, but mobile-friendly websites rank higher while others can be dropped in mobile […]

The new website of our long time client Team SLE Advertising is up. The new and completely redesigned website is running on WordPress and a responsive Boostrap framework and has a cool background video demo reel running on the homepage that Roman Design has created to showcase client’s works.


Roman Design is not the first Web Design company I have worked with. I have seen some real flops. I have seen companies where it took a week to arrange one phone call with the lead designer. I have seen companies that ignored my input and produced what they wanted without telling me why. Roman design is neither of these: I can talk to a developer who explains things. When I send an email in at 1:00 am I often get a response back by 2:00 am. They listen to my input, try to follow my suggestions, and explain things when they think another path may be more prudent. Of course their Website design is beautiful. I loved their design process.

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Tom Lutke
Nova Surveys, Inc.