Websites

I consider websites to be delicious puzzles. What feels free, fresh, and spontaneous is often the result of meticulous craft. I love how the simplicity of the arrangement, and the cleanliness of the lines, come together like a well-crafted piece of music. That zen-like beauty is what I reach for with my work.

Crisp, mobile responsive designs combine with custom iconography for a beautiful experience.

 

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She Recovers NYC

She Recovers NYC

Lead Page for She Recovers, a yoga and addictions-recovery conference in New York City. She Recovers NYC...

Beyond Words

Beyond Words

A Healing Beyond Words: Mobile Massage with Phoebe Mehdorn (https://www.beyondwordswellness.co/) Built a custom site and branding, with copywriting to bring Phoebe’s unique Dutch-flavoured expressions into the mix. “Do you feel stressed, overworked and...

Pull Together 2.0

Pull Together 2.0

Groovy new campaign website : https://pull-together.ca/ Features: cool layering, real-time donations thermometer, Events calendar with Facebook integration, spiffy custom icons and great responsiveness. What’s it about: “Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker...

Wild For Salmon

Wild For Salmon

Wild salmon are the backbone of British Columbia. As the original stewards of this precious gift of the rivers and ocean, First Nations are standing up to industrial projects that threaten to wipe out the lifeblood of our province. Four Aboriginal groups along the...

The Nectary

The Nectary

Exquisite site for Grace Jordan, queen bee of the Nectary on Salt Spring Island. Beekeeper, healer, performer, herbologist and activist, Grace embodies the modern-day Renaissance woman. Her Honey Sessions are a way for the bees to reach us with their divine message,...

Being Possible Coaching

Being Possible Coaching

A joy to create this site for coach and counsellor Johanna Stiver. It’s so elegant and gentle, with carefully thought out copy combined with breathtaking photos. A winning combination for a gifted healer!...

Greenways Land Trust

Greenways Land Trust

I’m in the home stretch of developing a new site & brand for Greenways Trust, a conservancy organization on Vancouver Island. Loved making the layered mountainscapes and stream iconography, and seeing the great work that these folks do in their community....

Abara Spiritwear

Abara Spiritwear

Gorgeous desert-themed revision for creatrix and leather artist Barbara Clarke....

Exo Works

Exo Works

Three websites for a high-tech consultancy based in California, with global reach. A challenging design that blends the best in crisp, responsive design, modern UX elements and an inspiring aesthetic incorporating the core values of this ambitious company. Oh: and...

A story about finding – and transforming – true love

A story about finding – and transforming – true love

Home-remaking in a Transgender Marriage What would you do if you had to remake yourself after your husband became your wife?  Kristin Collier tells her story – at turns hilarious, at turns poignant – in beautiful prose that draws you into the journey of her family’s...

Eagle View Cottage B&B

Eagle View Cottage B&B

This was a fun site reno for my neighbour Kelly Johnson. Their cottage B&B is on a tidal waterfront, and guests enjoy honey and fresh produce from their farm garden. My pay included farm fresh eggs delivered to my office once a week ~ I don’t do it for the...

Wisdom of the Earth

Wisdom of the Earth

This is a rebrand and retheme of a site for a nature school that also offers adult mentorship and summer camps. Clients wanted to reflect their organic, earth-centred values while using sharp and fresh usability tools to manage the many inquiries, registrations and...

Katherine Lawson

Katherine Lawson

http://www.dreamsheal.com/ A beautiful new responsive site for Katherine Lawson, an Embodied Imagination & Dreamwork practitioner.  Katherine uses Embodied Imagination therapy for cancer patients & survivors. Balancing the sensitive, empathic side of her...

Shana Lee Gibson

Shana Lee Gibson

Website re-design for Shana Lee Gibson, who operates a healing arts studio in Crescent Beach, BC. I inherited some lovely graphics but the site had serious usability issues and a poorly organized, confusing Woo Commerce section. We tightened up the inventory, made a...

Hedgerow House B&B

Hedgerow House B&B

  This was a re-theme of an owner-built site that took the best visual elements from their chosen design and paired them with the great functionality of a full responsive mobile friendly theme. We built it around a custom booking calendar/call to action and a fun...

Pinnacle PAC

Pinnacle PAC

“You will definitely be my first choice for recommending to clients – I’ve worked with a few different website folks now – and I’ve never ended up with anything that actually represented our “feel” – so I’m very...

Priestess + Deer

Priestess + Deer

Work in progress for a very exciting fashion house…  NOW LIVE at www.priestessanddeer.com    ...

Seagrass Conservation Working Group

Seagrass Conservation Working Group

With the motto, “Working together to conserve and restore seagrass on BC’s coast” this valiant organization mobilizes citizen scientists to map and restore critical ocean habitat. Check out the site at...

RAVEN Trust: Join the Circle

RAVEN Trust: Join the Circle

Custom page for the No Site-C campaign of RAVEN Trust, an NGO working to put reconciliation into action by fundraising for First Nations legal...

Seraphina Capranos

Seraphina Capranos

    Combining gorgeous photography by Shari MacDonald with the heartful and expert herbal knowledge of Seraphina Capranos, this site upgraded a busy and popular blog to hold the expanding edge of e-classes and online learning. It was a delight to work with...

Dennis Lucarelli

Dennis Lucarelli

A modern, mobile-responsive website for a consultant. www.dennislucarelli.com Some very nice touches throughout reflected his work in Japan & with Buddhist principles, while maintaining a clean, corporate feel.  Subsequent media used the website branding to...

Salt Spring Market.com

Salt Spring Market.com

I teamed up with Salt Spring Online Services to help rebrand the Salt Spring Market website, which had languished as an under-utilized CMS and tourism portal. I had fun creating custom icons for the various tourism offerings, pairing simple and fresh colours with...

Morningside Organic Bakery

Morningside Organic Bakery

An evolving e-commerce site that uses Hoot Suite and Mail Chimp software to link social media platforms to the blog. Fancy photography blends with very simple, primary colour navigation for an ultra-modern look. www.morningsideorganic.com        ...

Hold Your Ground Eco Couture

Hold Your Ground Eco Couture

The client wanted an online lookbook style site that could fold into her existing e-commerce and blog. We settled on a non-scrolling opener featuring lovely slides of her work, and her values. www.holdyourground.ca                            ...

Lisa Lipsett: Creative By Nature

Lisa Lipsett: Creative By Nature

www.creativebynature.org A super-dynamic, prolific artists and teacher, this client wanted a CMS she could work herself, including online course delivery plugins and a very active subscribers’ area. I did the branding and design on buttons, icons, and headers:...

Centre for Loving Inquiry

Centre for Loving Inquiry

An unfolding process of moving content from a very active blog to a site that will allow for integrated marketing on social media and the delivery of online materials to subscribers and students. In progress: meanwhile visit www.ahavashira.com to see what this dynamic...

Ganges Yoga Studio

Ganges Yoga Studio

This was a fantastic website to work on. The client, a yoga studio owner and teacher, had worked closely with a graphic designer for nearly a decade. Hence, the site had been based on a customized content-management system that was incompatible with WordPress. The...