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www.mynextU.com | This Seattle company offers career and life coaching services. For this design it was important to find affordable stock photography that conveyed the appropriate mood.
All four images were edited in PhotoShop to have complementary tones and similar framing. It’s the best way to convert potentially disparate images into one cohesive design.
www.vinobuys.com | Vino is a well-known wine shop with a loyal following in Portland, Oregon. To help Vino’s ranking in the search engines, I designed this site around WordPress Categories, which are a powerful organizational tool. To learn how WordPress Categories can be used to drive a content marketing strategy check out this article: Vino: Designed for SEO.
The Old Vine Grenache Project
www.oldvinegrenache.com | Old Vine Grenache is the brainstorm of Eugenia Keegan, a winemaker who works in the Willamette Valley…but makes wines internationally.
The asymmetrical layout of the page was inspired by the company logo (designed by NowDesign’s Chris Noud).
Guy du Vin
www.guyduvin.com | Guy du Vin consults on wine programs for some of the most prestigious restaurants in Portland, Oregon.
Because the blog page can be “text heavy”, I custom designed the icons for Guy du Vin’s Twitter feed and Newsletter subscription link. These high-impact graphics help to make the page visually interesting.
www.corningworks.com | CorningWorks is a Seattle-based firm that provides marketing consulting and strategic research. The Home page of the site presents the company motto, “Insight, Integrity, Impact”, by using a series of visually compelling images in a slideshow format.
Markets, Patents and Alliances
www.marketsandpatents.com | This Website’s Home page incorporates a video interview of patent agent, Mark Nowotarski. The Website, which ranks very well with Google, is a robust repository of patent information. You can read how we boosted Website traffic to this site at Markets, Patents and Alliances: SEO Success.
Congregation Shir Tikvah
www.shirtikvahpdx.com | Shir Tikvah is a progressive Jewish community located in Portland, Oregon’s Eastside. This colorful, engaging Website is a great communication tool for a myriad of the organization’s activities, including information about classes, bar/bat mitzvahs, and Torah study.
www.northrenew.com | NorthWinds Advisors is an investment banking firm, focused on the renewable energy sector. This Website provides essential information about the company’s services and personnel.
Lisa Shara Hall
www.lisasharahall.com | This personal blog provides a forum for Lisa Shara Hall to voice her opinions about wine. The custom header, created as a photo-montage in PhotoShop, distinguishes this site from prefab templates.
www.eugeniakeegan.com | This Website proves, once again, that a well-designed, custom header can transform even a simple blog into a marketing statement. The image at the top of the page is a photo that Eugenia Keegan snapped while she was researching vineyards in France.