Thoughts & Project Notes

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Swany Website Design

  • Dec. 2, 2018

Faced with the challenge not only to preserve a respected brand, but we were to also enhance it with an all new interface that excited the user.

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Holiday Pack

  • Nov. 29, 2018

Happy Holidays! We're getting in the festive mood around here kicking off the season with a special sticker offer.

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Nicole Johns Therapy

  • Oct. 20, 2018

I was recently commissioned to help design branding materials for Nicole Johns and her new Telehealth Psychotherapist business.

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New Sticker Shop

  • May. 1, 2018

I finally did it, folks. I created my very own sticker shop with my first product on-sale and available for pre-order now...

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MWH Design Re-Brand

  • Feb. 7, 2018

I'm excited about some hefty changes around here, specifically, I'm officially announcing the re-brand of my design studio.

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Nokona Custom Ball Gloves

  • Oct. 2, 2017

Web based, custom baseball glove builder for Nokona American Ball Gloves.

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The New Guy!

  • Aug. 12, 2016

Join us in welcoming the new guy! His name is Marty, Marty Moose of Adirondac to be precise.

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Social Media Graphic Design

  • Feb. 8, 2016

Social media gives designers and internet marketers an outlet to explore campaigns of all sizes. This is great because we're able to explore what works a little at a time without huge investments.


Emergent Nutrition Branding

  • Oct. 28, 2015

I was recently asked to help design some branding materials for a startup, Emergent Nutrition. Embarking on a fitness journey of my own, this job was a no brainer, I was in!


What if Mobile Came First?

  • Mar. 25, 2015

What if mobile was first, and desktop computers came later? What would the web look like on those newfangled large screen stationery devices?

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Overwatch Branding

  • Jan. 9, 2015

I love when I'm given an opportunity to dive deep into a logo design project with ample time for discovery & exploration, the result and client feedback is always astounding!

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Mobile Friendly Ranking

  • Dec. 1, 2014

Google recently announced their Mobile Friendly labeling system notifying users on smartphones the website they're about to visit was designed for an optimal mobile experience.

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Starting a website? How To Be Prepared

  • Sep. 2, 2014

Building a website can be a complex adventure, so before you jump in, be sure you're ready. Not only will some preparation help you understand the process, but being prepared will show your web team how pumped you are to get started!

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Old Ideas Offer Fresh Inspiration

  • Mar. 24, 2014

When I'm not working on a design project you might find me at a flee market, a garage sale, or an auction seeking vintage advertising design. I have a great appreciation for graphic design of yesteryear with a growing collection offering up daily inspiration.

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The Executioner

  • Oct. 29, 2013

This Halloween, and forever more we're executioners. While the job of an executioner these days is most commonly one of myth and folklore, being able to execute on what you set out to do is not, that lives in every part of our lives and is something I feel very strong about in my business.

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Analogy: Responsive Web Design

  • Sep. 12, 2013

For clients, or anyone outside the web industry, I wanted to create a quick analogy to help everyone better understand what the term Responsive Web Design means. The idea is to embrace the flexibility, and unpredictability of internet browsers and throw away fixed widths. Design once, then display everywhere.

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Design by Thinking

  • Jul. 8, 2013

I strongly believe the best creative results are derived from true passion and start with thought. Truly remarkable design projects champion creative thought, if you desire to build a lasting memorable design, let's get started by thinking, you'll be glad you did.

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FAQ SEO Opportunity

  • Jun. 11, 2013

We never want to risk offending our customers with hard-to-read, cluttered content, this is where a well thought-out design makes the world of difference with FAQ pages. The design of the FAQ page not only organizes the content for readers, but can also lend to SEO when planned accordingly.

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Web Design, Value & Loss

  • May. 23, 2013

Investing appropriately into a well thought out, professionally designed website has unlimited possibilities and can help your small business reach an entirely new generation of clientele. Like it or not, your small business needs to have an internet presence, personally I choose to love it!

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New Work: Logo & Web Design

  • May. 9, 2013

When Michele and I first met for the project brief, we spoke about the services she'd offer while doing some competitive research. It quickly became apparent that we had an awesome opportunity to break into the field with something fresh where others hadn't put much thought into creative.

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Baseball Uniform Builder

  • Apr. 30, 2013

New Work: We were recently asked to develop an exciting new project, an interactive baseball uniform builder. This was an awesome project to be a part of and I'm excited to finally share it with the world. Continue reading for a glimpse inside the process.

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New Website

  • Apr. 1, 2013

After several redesigns over the past three years I'm finally launching a new web site for MWH, now I can breathe. It's been a long time coming, delays on the new site were not due to complex development or packing in tons of fluff, rather it's more a testament of how busy our awesome clients keep us everyday!

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Farewell Friend

  • Jan. 10, 2013

Today however as I write this their is one empty spot next to my desk that used to be occupied my one of my best friends, we said good-bye to Walter this past Christmas. Their is a place here for him as without him I may not be where I am today, farewell my friend, thank you for inspiring me, you will forever live in our hearts.

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10 Years Later

  • Jan. 5, 2012

It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since I first launched MWH Design to the public as an official business. In some ways the past 10 years were like a blink of an eye, but then again when I really sit and think about it I realize how much has happened, how much has changed or stayed the same.


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