Previous Projects and Case Studies

Twenty years worth of projects

Here’s some of our most recent…

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Newcastle’s own bank.

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Nova Alliance

theDesignPeople recently renovated the Nova Alliance Bank website, a Newcastle-based bank and an agent of Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Ltd.

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Sappho Books, cafe & bar in Glebe NSW website

Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar in Glebe

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Sappho Books,
Cafe & Bar

We recently updated the website for Sydney’s iconic Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar in Glebe. Highly reviewed, they are Sydney’s favourite second-hand book store.

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Inside manly restaurant

Preparing in Primary for High School

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Preparing in

From Dr Prue Salter and Natalie Daniel, an online guide for schools to use with teachers, parents & students to make the transition from year 6 to year 7 easier.

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Sydney DJ Nate Morris

Portfolio site of Sydney DJ Nate

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Dance 2 Nate

Nate Morris is a successful Sydney DJ set to open for Dua Lipa this February at 2020’s Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. We recently finished his new website.

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Yoga in a relaxed environment.

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Mens Yoga

We recently completed a website devoted to men and the physicality of yoga. Mens Yoga is the Sydney based business of yoga teacher David Watson.

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The Blue Mountains retreat & yoga centre

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Happy Buddha Retreats

We built and maintain the website for yoga and meditation business Happy Buddha Retreat Centre, based in Wentworth Falls in the NSW Blue Mountains. 

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Case Study

The Award Winning Climate Wise Communities

We were approached by Ku-ring-gai council to design and build a new website for their award winning Climate Wise Communities initiative. The brief was for an initial informational website plus a ‘Ready Check Tool’ that would help residents of the council to understand any risks or defence strategies that they may/should have during climate change situations such as bushfire, flood, storm or heatwave.

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The tool had to be very user friendly and accessible, with several different features including an initial map of the resident address, and a following question and answer page on their personal situation. Then came a discovery of what their home strength and weakness may be for the various climate situations. Beyond that a discussion on the neighbourhood and finally an informational on different resources to help them further.

After some consultation with council and playing with different options, we settled on building it all within a form system. Using conditional logic we were able to incorporate responding answers (sometimes in different coloured font) within the question boxes and then at the end gave the viewer the option to print their answers to PDF.

The next stage of the website came with a new ‘What If’ game. Essentially, we created an old-fashioned chocolate wheel spiced up in JavaScript to spin a number of questions and then at the end give the viewer the option to use the Ready Check Tool or to ‘Ask an Expert’.

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Both the website plus the tools and games have been a huge success with residents of Ku-ring-gai, and we have been tasked with implementing new systems to make the website even more interactive and fun to use!

After its success, two other Sydney councils came on board. Wollondilly Council and Ryde City both have new Climate Wise Communities websites for their residents.

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