Website: MANZA

While living in Malaysia from 2010–2012, I designed a replacement website for the Malaysian Australian New Zealand Association. MANZA is a volunteer-run association whose main purpose is to help newly arrives expats ease into Malaysian life. The MANZA website was my first practical application of Information Architecture and content...

Favicon

(Tap for large image) I’ve spent a bit of time reworking the 256 pixels that make up my favicon. The old favicon’s blurry text annoyed me greatly, so the new one is sharp as a tack pixel, and has teen weeny rounded corners :) I like favicons. When I reach up to my bookmarked folders and bust down a menu, favicons make all the...

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A glitch in the Matrix? I installed the latest version of Chrome this evening and it seems Google’s own browser doesn’t like the free web fonts I’m using on my site, the free web fonts from… um… Google. :/ Weird, right? But is it as weird as this screen grab?

Missing in action

I’ve been noticing (and have been notified of) a few linked files and images on this website that are missing in action. I’m guessing some files and/or filenames have had a bumpy back-seat ride on the rocky road between MediaTemple and Dreamhost. If you find a broken image link or broken file download link, please let me know...

Website: Cakes of Taste

Website design for Cakes of Taste, a Melbourne-based collection of cake artists. This project had a tight deadline and budget, and my design concept was created and mocked up within eight hours(!), with a further four needed for refinement and multiple page templates. It was a speedy effort! The design for this site needed to follow from...

Website: Seek Watercooler Index

Seek.co.nz needed a design for a new section of their website which contained poll questions, answers, and user comments, called Seek Watercooler Index. The concept of the watercooler — a place where people gather to talk and gossip — was brought to us by the client, and thought it would be perfect to make the website an actual...

Website: Prosperity Property

Website design for Prosperity Property, a consulting service for people looking to purchase properties for investment. This design project was part of a larger branding exercise for Prosperity Property, including a logo design and an EDM design. All elements had to work together in a consistent manner, but the website was the piece that...