Very nice :-) Y`know, watching the image come in at the start of each
category page (I found myself wandering around, looking at all the
categories, so you`re definitely pulling me in...), I got to thinking.
Would it be very time intensive if you were to use that category main picture as a sort of highlight on featured products?
In other words, you`ve got all this extra whitespace around that image,
and it could be working for you. If you were to put a featured
bracelet, for example, as your main image for "Bracelets," you also
have room for some sales text below that. It`d be discrete, nice, and
go along with the overall site style, but it could bring people to
maybe a whole page that`s devoted to special items? Maybe?
Thanks for your input. Yes, what you are suggesting is something that I had in mind for a long time and it is on my list of minor tweaks to the re-design. I intend to put the design title and price in the white space under the image so that folks will have more incentive to click on that image. It will be very discreet text, though, so as not to take away from the "art gallery" look of the image (the large amount of white space you see is intentional).
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