I like the idea of enjoying the atmosphere stated at the top, it is inviting for a web page. The photographic elements tie together with the quasi-sepia look, and putting the detail text links at the bottom allows less clutter at top. The logo at the top
This site tells me exactly what I'm looking at. This is a Scrooser and this is what it looks like. It explains in brief what it is and what it does, everything is laid out nicely and there is a good balance of information and images/graphics.