Non-Profit

I created this website for a non for profit organization. This organization helps older adults transition to new jobs. Additionally, the organization also offers Alzheimer’s training for caretakers and professionals who interact with people who have dementia. Furthermore, training and course materials can be downloaded on the course pages. Payment is made through Paypal. Finally, […]

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Realtor

A genuine pleasure to work on, this site was created for a real estate broker who takes her own photographs. Because of the fine quality of the photographs, I was able to develop image rich pages complete with slideshows, which showcase these extremely attractive homes. Since this broker works in the gently rolling landscape of […]

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Medical Spa

I created this site for Refine Medical Spa. Besides extensive drop down menus describing all services and therapeutic modalities, I focused on creating image rich pages which showcase a diverse client base featuring videos, and before and after photographs. After researching many medical spas and plastic surgery websites, I decided on a clean, elegant and […]

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Integrative Medicine

I created this site for the Center for Integrative Medicine. I focused on showcasing soothing, healing imagery and used easy to understand explanations of the medical modalities featured in this practice.  I then created a slideshow of the office, doctors, and staff going about their daily routines and serving patients to demonstrate what an actual […]

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Business Strategist

This site is for a client who is in the rapidly developing field of knowledge management. I researched many knowledge managers and their websites to discover how they present their services before embarking on this project.  Sadly, I found their sites to be visually discordant and the text difficult to comprehend. The challenge then was […]

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Author

I designed this website several years ago for myself. It was developed by a wonderful collaborator, who easily realized my directives using the WordPress Ultimatum theme. The cat logo was adapted from a poster by Theophile Steinlen for Le Chat Noir, a 19th century cabaret in the Parisian district of Montmartre. I wanted a dramatic […]

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Artist

This site was created for a Chicago artist. The home page features a slider that showcases the artist’s finest work. Blog posts feature the artist’s poetry. I choose the images to accompany the poems, which often feature surreal and medieval subjects. The Portfolio page features thumbnails of the artist’s own work and open to full […]

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Architectural Firm

This website was created for Meta-Forms Architects, a Chicago area full service architectural firm. Since the firm focuses on modern design I selected warm grey tones to offset the images found throughout the site. Each of the categories featured in the thumbnails open to category pages with multiple project thumbnails. Each of those in turn […]

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Storytelling – a powerful way to connect II

Storytelling is a powerful way to reach your audience and connect with them emotionally. These days, people love to be entertained with images and with video. The first is an example of story telling with images the second with video. I write both pieces for Anita Nowacka, Storytelling with images ANITA NOWACKA PHOTOGRAPHY-DIRECTED PHOTOJOURNALISM. No […]

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Storytelling -a powerful way to connect I

Storytelling can be effective using video alone or with added text. I wrote the following piece for Anita Nowacka’s website to explain the importance of the featured photograph in her video. Last summer, I stepped out of my comfort zone. I was working with a videographer to showcase my work as a Seattle family photographer. […]

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