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What we do

We solve interaction design problems

We are problem solvers. Each project has it's own challenges, and we love nothing more than rolling up our sleeves and finding solutions. Through research, intelligent strategy and thoughtful interaction design we craft creative, easy-to-use experiences for your customers and clients.

We work with many technologies to achieve these bespoke, user-centric solutions, and we would be happy to reel off a load of acronyms for them all (let's see... HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, SQL, jQuery, etc), but like with our designs, we like to find the right technology to solve your needs. One size doesn't always fit everyone.

Hand crafted, user friendly websites & mobile applications. Lovingly built to respond to the user, no matter what their device.

Our services

  • Research & User Testing

    Developing an informed design solution requires first understanding exactly what the problem is. We employ a range of research methods to help us clearly comprehend how your customers interact with your website or product and come to grips with their needs and motivations before we even think about developing design solutions.

    • Analyse existing online properties
    • Understand your users
    • Develop intelligent product strategies
  • UX & Interaction Design

    Ease of use can make or break a product or website. We work closely with you to explore and generate ideas and possible solutions before sketching, prototyping, iterating and testing our experience designs to ensure your customers will be able to perform even the most complex interactions with ease.

    • Establish solid product foundations
    • Carefully design great products
    • Prototype, test and iterate
  • UI Design & Development

    Successful experience design is a careful balance of informed interaction design, beautiful interfaces and elegant front-end code. We're unique in our ability to not only provide well thought-out wireframes, but meticulously designed, beautiful interfaces and elegant, clean code using the latest techniques and technologies.

    • Craft beautiful interface designs
    • Employ fanatical attention to detail
    • Author lasting, hand-written, robust code

Our process

  1. Discover

    • Discover
    • Requirements gathering
    • User research
    • UX consulting
    • Usability studies & testing
    • Expert reviews
    Discover
  2. Design

    • Design
    • Information & interaction design
    • Process & user flows
    • Site mapping
    • Wireframe development
    • User interface design
    Design
  3. Develop

    • Develop
    • Prototype development
    • Technical architecture
    • HTML, CSS, JS & PHP coding
    • CMS integration
    • Web & mobile applications
    Develop
  4. Deliver

    • Deliver
    • Maintenance & training
    • Electronic direct mail
    • SEO
    Deliver

We also love to do...

  • Usability evaluation and testing

    Whether you need to understand how customers interact with your existing site, analyse how well a new design or feature performs or develop an ongoing roadmap for your product, we can work with you to review, test and improve the usability of your site to ensure it's as easy-to-use as possible.

  • Content management integration

    Our developers have the skills to take your beautifully designed, online experiences and hand-craft them into brilliantly performing, full-featured products using the latest techniques and technologies. We're experts in PHP and particular fans of Expression Engine and WordPress content management systems.

  • eCommerce development

    We've built a number of large, successful online stores and have the skills and proven experience to bring your eCommerce project to life too. We're well versed in a number of methods and tools that will have you up and selling in no time.

  • Skills sharing & education

    We love getting involved with industry conferences and meet-ups, keeping our team up-to-date with latest techniques and technologies to develop new skills and knowledge that we can pass on to our clients. As industry leaders, we've been known to speak at a few events ourselves, and even organise our own in Melbourne!

  • Coffee with interesting people

    Have a web site or online application project that you'd like to talk about? Drop us a line! We're always on the lookout for interesting, challenging projects to sink our techie teeth into. Always up for the next problem to solve, we'd be happy to explain what's involved and guide you through the process.