Sire Studios, Inc. was approached by Favored by Yodit, a boutique Washington D.C. based event planning firm. Recognized for her uncanny ability to produce compelling, engaging and memorable events of all natures, Favored needed a firm to meet her high standards. Sire Studios was contracted to provide branding consulting, logo creation, web development and print documents. Ultimately we combined a friendly sense with a "favor" gift in the middle of the logo, giving it a strong and unique presence along with completing a complimentary style for the website, wordpress installation, mailchimp integration and more.
Sire Studios completed a recent redesign of a band's logo. You can find City of Spys on iTunes, Spotify, Last.FM, Rdio and more. The new logo encapsulates a fresh and clean feel for the band as it sets the tone for a new album scheduled to be recorded and released in 2013. You can learn more about them at www.cityofspys.com
Caroline Jhingory has a powerful story of personal empowerment and beating the odds. She's appeared on national television, Good Morning America, the Huffington Post, People Magazine and more. Sire Studios was contracted on a quick turnaround to create a new book image, format her Wordpress site and setup her book links to encourage sales of her new book launch. Sire Studios delivered these items in a few days and coincided with her successful book launch.
Marie Miller, Curb Records recording artist, came to Sire Studios to develop, design and implement a splash page to promote her new single "You're Not Alone." This design was simple, clean and effective, utilizing her new logo designed by Curb and showcasing her upcoming shows. In addition, we coded the splash page so that anyone familiar with Wordpress could manage the tour dates that appear on the splash page.
Slow Food Vast Wine is an annual fundraiser for a Montessori school in Front Royal, Virginia. The organization requested Sire Studios streamline its online donation capabilities, creating its website, selling sponsorships as well as marketing the entire event online. We crafted the current website from scratch, integrating a very organic and cozy feel while having full functionality from Google Checkout to process donations and ticket sales.
Rappahannock Cellars contracted Sire Studios to complete a full top to bottom website revamp. Discovery meetings were conducted on numerous occasions, milestones set, mockups delivered and, finally, a custom-coded e-commerce website built on WordPress was designed.
A consistent header and global navigation were key components. The brand was refreshed and updated, giving the entire site a cleaner and more professional appearance. Here is a snapshot of the website before and after.
Additionally, since this was a retail website, I took special care in creating the right product appearance with important notes about the wines along with an easy checkout.
Website design from scratch, all pages and navigation
Fortis Wellness is the brainchild of Erin Mulhern, an ambitious and talented Nutritionist who came to Sire Studios for a website design as well as custom application development to manage corporate wellness clients and individual clients health goals.
Doing any work for a non-profit can be both helpful and very satisfying work to complete. The Virginia Hemophiliac Foundation was no exception. Bleeding disorders are an unfortunate reality for a small selection of the U.S. population as about 400 babies are born each year with the disorder. The foundation came to me to re-craft its website, integrate a content management solution as well as Google Analytics.