Posted 23.06.2017 @ 1.58AM (Edited 23.06.2017 @ 6.55AM)
If keeping something like the Folio section, perhaps order by those that contribute to the forum the most, or at least each time they comment it pushes to top ...etc (and no, not just so I'm at the top - I'm getting out the biz in the next year or so - but I think it stops someone simply adding their folio and then never contributing to the site again).
--> Though folio should definitely be a single listing, with potentially multiple images within that listing, but not each image shown separately in the main feed.
--> And seeing more of @JAMESB comments, maybe just have either folio or directory, where members can post up info/work on their business/services.
And maybe something highlighted to attract/promote more student/graduate users as @JAMESB suggested. Possibly a highlighted forum/section, where they can post work asking for feedback from "experienced professionals", but any overtly negative, non-constructive comments removed, possibly user that posted those warned or banned (or "time out).
(it is possible to communicate to someone that their work is not very good while being constructive, which is what should be aimed for to help students)
Posted 03.04.2017 @ 3.45PM
@dave - much better.
If the client wants it to 'pop' with a bit of 'wow factor' - then you could always change the font to @jamesb 's warehaus/rave font...
@trex - love you work as always. When I grow up, I want to design like you.