Saratoga Springs CrossFit had a very clear concept of their logo in mind, emphasizing the SS in CrossFit since it also stood for “Saratoga Springs”. I went with a strong distresses typeface and implemented the SS int he kettlebell. I typically like to create 2 versions of one logo a “tall” version and a “wide” version so that it can be used accordingly across different marketing materials and yet maintain branding.Read More »
A few weeks ago Angel asked me to design her website, the challenge was that she wanted to have the ability to incorporate an online shopping cart, a blog, and a membership system within the same site in the near future without having to re-design or re-build in a CMS platform when she was ready to take that step forward.
The solution I choose was to use Joomla’s immensely expandable platform to create the initial informational state of her site. Built with a flexible module system and expandable layout we where able to achieve exactly what she was looking for.
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Some of my most common clients are CrossFit Affiliate owners looking to give their existing websites and branding a massive face-lift or create a professional brand for their new box; however, one of the biggest issues I have recently come across of is Affiliate owners who are unable to register their domain name because someone else is cybersquatting in an attempt to make a quick buck.
Cybersquatting is also known as “domain squatting”, it basically refers to a company or individual who is registering a domain with ill faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark or copyright belonging to someone else. In short someone who offers to sell the domain to the person or company who owns a trademark at an inflated price.Read More »
When Chrissy contacted me about their website for Coach Oly Hokey, I was very excited. The challenge was to create an eye catching dark & red themed Joomla site with an event management system that would allow Chrissy to accept registrations and appointments for both members and non-members for their hockey training camps and clinics.Read More »
This weekend I had the pleasure of working on a couple of custom Facebook fan page / personal page covers and icons. It is always amazing to me how much fun I have with small projects like this because while a lot of people think that it can be a very restricted canvas, I see it as an opportunity to shine.Read More »
This was a really fun project for me, the client, CrossFit WallStreet wanted a very edgy yet clean bull mascot. We went through several designs and finally arrived at one that the guys loved with our trival tattoo inspired bull.Read More »
Recently I finished branding and developing CrossFit Steam’s Affiliate Starter Package. These guys are awesome cool to do work for and while it took us some time to get the logo finalized we were able to achieve something extraordinary.Read More »
What is HTML — And What It Isn’t:
Before you go into actually trying to write web pages, you should know what HTML is, what it can do, and most importantly, what it can not do.Read More »
Often when I deliver a custom WordPress website to a client I get asked a lot of questions in regards to HTML code and what the tags mean, primarily because they don’t want to “accidentally break” their website. Although it is not easy to do that within a WordPress environment I have put together a small tutorial on the most commonly used HTML elements. I hope it helps.Read More »