We believe in what we do.
That’s why we’re in this business.
Craft is the heart and soul of what we do.
We take immense pride in what we make, so we pay attention to the little things.
We craft every project from start to finish, paying close attention to the typography, visual hierarchy, and intuitive flow of the content.
We love building things.
We love getting our hands dirty with pixels and code. Being able to design and build a website from concept to production is incredibly empowering, and building the web never gets old.
We feel the same way about our branding, too. We put forth the extra effort to make a cohesive visual system that accurately conveys the values and goals of your brand.
We believe in user experience.
We don’t just make pretty websites. We give users a complete experience and get our clients better returns.
We pay attention to the users’ needs and goals. Accessibility is one of our top priorities. We make sure our designs are compatible with screen readers and various types of colorblindness.
Old-school process for new-school tech
Visual design is half the process, and it’s way more than just pixels on a screen.
Our process is a tried and true method that allows for an abundant amount of creative thinking while keeping the project on track.
Before the project begins, we’re hard at work learning about your audience and goals and how to apply your needs to our work. We create a plan for achieving those goals.
When everyone starts on the same page, the whole project goes smoothly. A contract is a great way to make sure we all follow the plan.
From concept to sketch to wireframe to prototype to production, the design process is tightly woven with your needs and goals.
Throughout the project, we work closely with you and use your feedback as a means to move forward.
Once we know what your brand’s values and goals are, we work on devising a strategy for your project. We don’t design anything without a plan or a purpose.
A solid concept is the foundation of good design. We work closely with you to determine how your brand’s values and visual language can be applied to that concept to best convey your message.
There’s a time and a place for analog media. We start all of our designs with pencil sketches to allow for freedom of creativity from the very beginning, unbound by the limitations of square pixels, default vector shapes, and rectangular HTML elements.
We believe that delivering content in a logical order is part of good design. Using a cohesive taxonomy leads to a better user experience and better SEO, which means good vibes all around.
Responsive Web Design & Code
Every website we make is fully responsive and HTML5 compliant. This means every site looks great whether it’s viewed on a phone, a laptop, a TV, or a desktop computer with a large display. We also keep our layouts fluid between break points to ensure a great experience for all browser sizes.
Fallbacks & Testing
We test our websites on a wide range of browser configurations to ensure a consistent experience on every major platform and rendering engine. We use a combination of cutting-edge techniques and clever fallbacks to keep your website looking great on current and legacy browsers that support HTML5 standards.
Tweaks & Revisions
Every project allows for some wiggle room. When we narrow down the design from a few different options to a single nuanced system, we also allow for small changes to the design.
We don’t believe in “pixel perfect.” We’re not rigid when it comes to dynamic design.
Easy Client Backends
We don’t want our clients to have nightmares when they update their content. That’s why we make it easy for you to take control of your site. We offer a WYSIWYG interface for creating and editing posts and pages so your content can stay up to date with little to no learning curve.
Every branding project we create includes multiple file formats and color depths for various uses and contexts.
Maintenance & Support
Websites are fluid and web standards are always changing. We fix broken features and update modules to keep your site running like a well-oiled machine.
We also keep backups of your website to make sure you’re covered in case the unexpected happens.
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Our blood, sweat, and tears are in RGB.
While our design team is classically trained in a wide range of media, our first love is pixels brought to life with code. Digital design gives us a type of freedom and flexibility that simply isn’t possible in print. Using fluid and responsive layouts to showcase rich media, we create experiential and informative works for the web. Our team has has been building websites since the early days of the web. All that experience ensures that we can produce the best possible strategy for bringing our designs to life the way they were meant to be seen, heard, and felt.
Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.
We celebrate the web as a medium and a tool to amplify our clients’ voices and to showcase our passion for what we do.
Simply put, we love the web. And we hope you love what we can do with it.
We dream in code.
And we count sheep as objects in an array.
You not only have to be a good coder, you have to be a sneaky bastard too.
In addition to being capable coders, we’re also masters at making our websites do whatever our clients want. We once used an HTML5 game engine to build an interactive map that worked on mobile and desktop browsers (after convincing our clients to ditch Flash). It was a clever solution for a unique problem that we’re still proud of solving. We’ve got all kinds of tricks like that up our sleeves.
CMYK makes the world go ’round.
Sometimes you just want to hold something real. That’s why we embrace print design in all its forms (including sugar cookies!). Flip through pages, feel the texture of the paper, and bask in the glory that is tactile, printed media.
Whether it’s printed on paper, T-shirts, or baked goods, ink has an important place in a designer’s toolkit. Ink is traditional. Being able to design and produce printed materials is the mark of a designer who knows what they’re doing. And we’re fluent in both the traditional and the ever-changing.
To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.
While digital media is our first love, there’s something to be said for the commitment and permanence of print. Paper can’t be DDoS’d, and pixels aren’t keepsakes. Print media is here to stay, and so is our love for it.
A few of our happy clients:
- Web Design & Development
- Branding & Identity
- Wedding Materials