• Acorn Wellness Center

    Acorn Wellness Center - Design & Development

    A WordPress-based hub of resources, articles, tools and news for the Acorn Wellness Center, an Oakland-based holistic wellness practice.

  • CRECE Center

    CRECE Center - Logo & Web Design/Development

    Logo design and a responsive website for the Center for Research, Equity and Collaborative Engagement at CSU East Bay.

  • Offalgood

    Offal Good - Design & Development

    A responsive WordPress-based website for chef Chris Cosentino with educational information, recipes, videos, a press gallery, a blog and a shop.

  • Sterling Communications

    Sterling Communications - Design & Development

    A responsive WordPress-based website showcasing Sterling's growing services and portfolio, as well as a variety of helpful articles and resources.

  • San Francisco Brochures

    Energy Benchmarking - Graphic Design

    Seven brochures profiling building energy use for the City and County of San Francisco (via SD+B).

  • LEED Features

    LEED Features Building Tour - Graphic Design

    A green features building tour brochure for the 300 Santana Row mixed-use development (via SD+B).

  • Coldwell Solar

    Coldwell Solar - Design & Development

    A clean and elegant WordPress-based responsive website for a solar energy systems provider (via Sterling Communications).

  • Mobile Mapping

    Mobile Geography Interface - Design & Front-End Development

    A mobile mapping interface for the University of Colorado that encourages students to explore local landscapes (via Tierra Plan).

  • Porcellino

    Porcellino - Logo & Web Design/Development

    Friendly branding and a responsive WordPress-based website for Porcellino, a new eatery in San Francisco.

  • SPG Solar

    SPG Solar - Design & Development

    The WordPress-based online home for SPG Solar, complete with a responsive layout, a clean design and an interactive solar tracker tour (via Sterling Communications).

  • LabSmith

    Labsmith - Design & Development + Ecommerce

    A robust informational WordPress site and a custom BigCommerce e-commerce shop for a high-tech research instrumentation company.

  • Tierra Plan

    Tierra Plan - Logo & Web Design/Development

    A clean, responsive WordPress-based website for Tierra Plan, a company specializing in web-based GIS and database systems.

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    Hillhouse Construction - Design & Development

    A stylish and streamlined WordPress-based website showcasing projects, highlighting sustainable construction methods and tracking sustainability goals (via Sterling Communications).

  • House of Ruby

    House of Ruby - Design & Development + Ecommerce

    The clean and elegant WordPress-based website for interior designer Melodie Rubin, featuring her portfolio, blog, press and a shop.

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    Trail Map - Pen & Paint

    Just for you: a watercolor and ink map of running trails in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Download, print it out and go explore!

  • Acorn Wellness Center

    Acorn Wellness Center - Design & Development

    A WordPress-based hub of resources, articles, tools and news for the Acorn Wellness Center, a holistic wellness practice.

I make things out of code and pixels and pen and paint. My approach to every project is to create exceptional work and great relationships with my clients.

Composting Made Simple: An Illustrated Guide

Backyard composting offers heaps of benefits. In honor of spring, here’s an illustrated guide for composting the simple way.

How to Simplify Your Next Creative Project (Part 3)

Staying purposeful and straightforward (aka, don’t make users think) is the second of five uber-basic principles I try to follow to simplify my website projects. This practice can also be applied to other creative pursuits to help keep thing simple.

How to Simplify Your Next Creative Project (Part 2)

Following a clear process is the first of five uber-basic principles I try to follow to simplify my website design/development projects. This practice can also be applied to any creative project to help avoid over-complication.

How to Simplify Your Next Creative Project (Part 1)

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” In honor of Albert Einstein’s birthday, who is often attributed to the above quote, I’m dusting off some old presentation notes about simplifying web projects.

Is it a creative quest or a fool’s errand?

So. You dove into your current creative project and everything started off swimmingly. But now you’re dreading it. Will the results be worth your time and energy? Or would your efforts be better spent on something else?