My Web design approach is based on simplicity. I believe that pages should be
artistically designed, but simple in format for easy user understanding, and
with a navigation approach that is consistent throughout the site. I avoid
the complex multi-column pages you see so often on commercial sites; they are
slow to load and difficult to navigate. The sample sites listed below show
you what some of my sites look like.
I also believe in working closely with my customers during the
site planning and design period. During design, I will provide
a prototype of the site that you can view privately online to see the pages as
they are completed. You can comment or suggest changes at any time, and
I will work with you to resolve your concerns long before the whole site is
The simplicity approach does not preclude having many features, such as:
Examples of Web sites designed by me (click an icon to see the full site)
This site features simple menu navigation; it has many custom pages,
including template-based picture directory pages with thumbnail selection of
larger images. There is also a database and login for the "Scholarship" page.
This site features menu navigation on every page, with many images. The "Technical
Papers" and "Patents" pages have selection lists for further content.
This site is for an artist displaying her paintings. It features simple menu
navigation. It has template-based painting-display
pages under the "Paintings" menu item. There is also a private area of the site
that requires client log-in.
This site features a number of image and text pages. It also provides for a private
section for customer support, and downloading the software that the site features.
This site features special pages that let the client interactively design a table,
bench, or shelf unit. The page then calculates and displays the cost for the custom
This is a password protected private site for a property-owners' association.
It features member login, several databases, display of member's data, member
feedback, and a further protected area that allows only
Board members to view up-to-the-minute Association financial data.
This site displays the works of a photographic artist.
It is designed with a single program that displays nearly all of the site's
very different pages by means of a format database that sets the configuration of each page.
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If you are interested in a Web design project, please contact me.