Sea of Troubles is a one-page site that explores, via long-form reporting and video, the quickly occurring and disturbing changes in the San Francisco’s ocean ecosystem. We wanted a beautiful site with an easy user experience. Having lovely ocean footage was a great assest. From there, the design was easy Read More …
Oakland Voices needed everything — logo, design, and site. We talked about the idea of the site having a gritty, urban feel. Oakland Voices is a community blogging site sponsored by The Oakland Tribune, so I decided to use the historical Tribune Tower with some alterations for the logo. The Read More …
Sharon Kyle Kuhn, an Oakland-based artist, initially met me in her studio so I could get a feel for her art, her process, and her personality. These elements informed the development or the architecture of her site and the aesthetic.
Leslie Absher‘s career was moving to another level of success and she wanted a website that reflected this. We worked on creating a professional yet warm feeling to showcase her impressive writing.
Bay Nature’s previous site was dense with information but had no clear path for the user. Some of this was due to a change in the organization’s direction from a community-oriented clearinghouse to focusing on their fine journalism and photography. For the redesign, I worked closely with the online editor Read More …
I partnered again with Kathleen Cunningham Design for this project. HAHS had an old HTML site that could only be maintained by the original programmer. They wanted to be able to maintain the site in house, and they also needed to rethink the goals of the site and the user Read More …
This project was a collaboration between Tech Liminal and Mister Machine. I worked on a variety of functionality, the most visible piece being the use of Google Maps API for the Explore the Area and Activities pages. These pages have WordPress custom posts integrated as markers on the map as Read More …
Farai Chideya is a prominent socio-political writer. This site promotes her latest book, The Episodic Career, and links to various media and articles she has written and produced. Farai had a clear idea of the site she wanted — something simple that helps the user navigate quickly to the content Read More …
The site for the artist part of me.
Modo partnered with Kathleen Cunningham Design to create this elegant portfolio-focused solution. From a custom grid on the home page, users navigate to the related project in the portfolio. This project was so much fun that Modo is now partnering with KCD for other projects.
Bay Area Bike Rentals wanted a site to prominently feature their rentals services. As the only bike rental shop in Oakland, they wanted a responsive site that was easy for both tourists and locals to use.
Modo created the Oakland Effect site at Tech Liminal for the Maynard Institute, included the logo with a visual representation of the “ripple effect”. The site represents interviews, articles and videos about the effect of violence on the city.
A couple of clowns (literally) asked me to create a site that reflected the stripped-down sensibilities for their smash international hit.
Acupuncture in Manhattan is a complementary health center located in New York City’s Flatiron neighborhood. The visual design for site was done by Cohere Studios, and I wrote the code for Tech Liminal.
I was part of the team that created this site, a collaboration with Tech Liminal and Kathleen Cunningham Design.
Here’s a nice result from an artist designing his own site.
Region 9 (California, Nevada, Hawaii, and Pacific Islands) led the way with the first EPA site to focus on Climate Change. This design was later used as a model for the national site.
An award-winning dance troupe keeps the public up-to-date — when they can get a break from performing.
A one-page site for a small post-punk band that features its the awesome art of Warren MacMillan.
A simple site for a small but growing law practice.
Modo did a design cleanup for SF Labor Council.
Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association is a clean, straight-forward site.
Christensen Heller Gallery, a combination jewelery store and art gallery, uses NextGen photo gallery to its full advantage.
Novato Human Needs Center’s site has a slideshow header and a PayPal drop-down menu for donations.
One of the few non-WordPress sites in this portfolio, this ecommerce site is powered by Ruby on Rails.
Modo was created this site for another designer with pixel-perfect expectations.
S.O.S. Cleaning is a cute, clean site (no pun intended).
SF Flatheads’ site has everything for the flathead engine afficionado.
Zaffino’s site has a wide layout to accommodate scans of her writing samples.
Team Ghilotti’s site includes on-line job application, and a members-only on-line employee schedule.