Stein & Co are a Sydney based business specialising in art restoration. Paintings and other items are restored at their Darlinghurst office/studio with frames being sent off site to a specialist frame restorer.
After looking around and using a number of cloud based solutions, the came to the conclusion that they were never going to find one that would meet all their needs. Having to jump from one system to another to manage the flow of work was a painful experience and they never got a great insight into how the business was performing.
As the art they were restoring was both precious and worth a lot of money they couldn't continue down this path so they called in the team from Digital Fusion to develop them a 'one stop shop' to help manage their business
Key objectives for the project were:
For this one we went back to the drawing boards.
As the team at David Stein are lovers of all things art, they wanted any solution to be very visual. Taking this cue we have designed a beautiful looking database, but also one that functions incredibly well.
Taking the 'bones' of our development framework, Nutshell, we went about designing new templates that would show the pieces of art as the core identifier of the project (normally the name of the project or client name are the identifier). We then started layering in the functions that are needed. This extends to: