Website Design

Website Design: University Research Laboratory

April 2015 update: This site was redesigned by the university. On this project, I worked with Terence Monks, Ph.D., head of the University of Arizona Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. My job was to design an attractive, fast-loading website that combines the natural beauty of the Tucson area with information on his lab’s research and training…

Website Design: Really Obnoxious Web Page Backgrounds

Looking for something a bit more interesting than the white background that’s currently gracing your current website? How about something lively and different that will make your pages totally unreadable? After all, you didn’t want those pesky visitors reading your copy anyway. In the spirit of giving that has made the Internet what it is,…

Website Design: DNA Research Database

April 2015 update: This website is no longer online. ChromDB.org is home to an internationally renowned database for DNA researchers. Based at the University of Arizona’s BIO5 Institute, ChromDB includes information on more than 11,000 proteins from plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms. The website’s research team wanted a new look and logo for the…

Website Design: Law Firm Marketing

March 2019 update: This website is no longer online. Got a call from Dee Schiavelli earlier this week. Dee is a consultant who helps lawyers, accountants and other professional providers develop effective marketing strategies for their practices. I helped Dee build her website last year, and she needed some training in how to update it….

Website Design: Saluting Feminist Lawyers

September 2015 update: This website is no longer online. When I was a first-grader I had a fabulous teacher. I owe my love of reading to that lady, because she taught me how. Toward the end of the school year, she made an announcement that disappointed the whole class. She said that she wasn’t coming…

Identity Design: IABC-Tucson

Quite often, identity design is a team sport. Take, for example, the creation of a new identity for the Tucson chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). In 2006, IABC-Tucson set about the task of redesigning its logo, which was incorporated into the chapter’s new website. The new logo was created by Julie…

Identity Design: Science Teaching as a Profession

April 2015 update: The website is no longer online. American students aren’t the only ones dropping out of school. Their teachers are leaving too. Poor working conditions and low pay are the oft-cited reasons. The dropout problem among science teachers is especially critical because they are hard to replace. The Science Teaching as a Profession…

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