Here's a small assortment of sites we've created or contributed to over the past nine
years (in the case of collaborative projects, our role will be indicated in the
description). It's by no means a complete list — we've launched over 90 sites
since we began — just a representative sampling:
- An e-commerce site for a pair of gothic fashion designers, based on
ZenCart, with the addition of a
ZenPhoto photo gallery. The
visual look is decidedly gothic, with the green accents reflecting the
absinthe reference in the company name.
- Aestus Rogers Photography
- A portfolio site for a portrait and fine art photographer, based
around the Gallery2 image
gallery. The visual design was based around the photo the artist chose
as a signature image.
- Allemby Management Group Inc. (AMGI)
- Web site of a longtime client of ours, an executive search firm.
Created using the Drupal CMS, as are
an increasing number of our sites. In this case, the CMS allows the
client to easily post new job openings, and visitors to the site to
apply for them online. The look is clean, fresh and airy, using a
customized version of the Austin Zen theme for Drupal.
- Angela Park
- A site for a classical pianist, with simple but elegant design,
downloadable music samples, and a PDF press kit.
- A site for a custom woodworking company, with a warm, organic feel and
a classic look. Created in Drupal, and featuring an image gallery of
- Breath Song
- Created for a counsellor and psychotherapist who uses sound, breath
and music techniques, this site accordingly has a more artistic feel
than many therapists' sites. It was created in Drupal, using a heavily
modified version of the Agregado theme.
- Carolyn Dallman Downes
- Another Drupal site for a psychotherapist, with a custom theme based
around stained glass imagery for an elegant, contemplative feel.
- Condo Information Centre
- An independent information resource for present and future condo
owners, in the format of an online book. It makes extensive use of the
Drupal Book module, and has a clean and uncluttered design based on
the Zen Classic theme.
- Dance Our Way Home
- A site for a women's dance/meditation practice, also in Drupal. We
created a modified version of the Skyroots Drupal theme, for a look that
was both spiritual d distinctly feminine.
- Earthtones Painters
- A site for a painting company, using fresh, natural colours, and imagery taken
from the founder's nature photography, to reflect the inspiration behind their
- Falling For Caroline
- A promotional site for a short film, craeted in Drupal, using the Tapestry
theme with a custom colour set drawn from the shades of the main photo used in
promotional materials for the film, and several other customizations.
- Law Office of Gabrielle Pop-Lazic
- This site, for a family lawyer and counsellor, was based on a template supplied
by the client, which we customized to give her site more of a unique and
- Magenta Publishing for the
- Magenta is an arts organization our founder has been working with for
many years. They operate several web sites, which have been created as
collaborative projects in which we handled the technical side of the
projects and another designer handled the visuals.
- Magenta Publishing for the
Arts — the main Magenta site, featuring a PHP and
PostgreSQL-based online submission and jurying system that we developed,
enabling artists to submit their work for books and exhibitions, and
jurors to review and vote on the submissions
- Flash Forward Festival
— web site of Magenta's biennial arts festival. Based in
Drupal, with event listings, image galleries, signup forms for
volunteers, and more.
- Magenta Magazine
— Magenta's online magazine, the web site for which has
been completely rebuilt as the focus shifted from a fairly
simple site for a print publication to its current fully
online form. Based in Drupal, it makes extensive use of the
e-Publish and Node Gallery modules to group content into
issues and place image galleries within articles.
- Magenta Television
— a video-based site created in PHP.
- One Shot: A Lifetime
of Work by George Pimentel (New!)
— Magenta's newest project, a promotional site for an
upcoming book and exhibition on the work of celebrity
photographer George Pimentel. Created in PHP, with an extensive
image gallery of the artist's work.
- Margaret Robinson
- A profile site for a writer, activist and academic, with a vintage aesthetic.
- Okku Design (New!)
- Web site for a Toronto art studio producing handmade greeting cards and
other paper goods. Created in Drupal, with the Ubercart e-commerce module,
with a clean, airy look incorporating various paper textures.
- The Poetic Lens
- A portfolio site for a nature photographer, incorporating a ZenPhoto gallery
with the ZenPage CMS, and an e-card section. The ZenPage theme was extensively
customized, including using SiFR
to display the titles in a custom font.
- Steve Stober Photography
- A portrait photographer's site, with an elegant but minimalist black and white
design to complement his traditionally shot black and white studio portraits.
Includes an image gallery created using ZenPhoto, and an e-cards section based
on Belchior Foundry's vCard Lite PHP script.
- Vicente Gannam, MA, PhD
- A site for a counsellor specializing in issues of spirituality and religion,
originally done as a simple one-page brochure site, and now redesigned and
expanded using Drupal, with a Flash intro.
- Sue MacLeod/Woman of Letters
- A fairly simple Drupal site for a writer and editor, with a colourful
look, and punctuation marks used as a recurring visual motif.
- World Fellowship for
Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
- A multilingual information site for a global nonprofit organization, with a
clean and quick-loading, but also eye-catching, design.
- Write Marketing
- Portfolio site for a copywriter, with a visual aesthetic centred around vintage
typewriters. Built in Drupal, using SiFR to display titles and menus in a custom
- Yehuda Fisher
- A promotional site for a local musician and poet, using the
Joomla content management system. Includes
an events calendar, online MP3 player, photo gallery and more.
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