In late 2007, we launched our first website (which I designed/coded myself). Because back then, DIY web design was still not yet a thing.
While I secretly envied designers, I could tell there was something I didn’t know. As I have studied graphic design more and more this decade, I have learned what I was doing wrong. I simply didn’t value graphic design as much as I do now. I used to think like this: “I can do it myself”.
Anyway, here is the first web crawl of https://www.vertebr.ae from October 11th, 2007, exactly 12 years ago: