Creating modern website designs in Honolulu, Hawaii.
A design philosophy focusing on the user experience.
I designed website for a business valuation firm. The design reflects the firm rebranding it's self from a regional to a national company. Stock images of business concepts appeal to a broad audience while black and blue tones and textures provide a sense of strength and experience.
I designed website for the Hawaii Women Lawyers. The existing logo inspired the green and black color scheme. A sense of power and proffesionalism, as well as a cultural link to Hawaii, is conveyed with the black lava kipuka fern image, that I took on the Big Island.
I designed website for a DUI Attorney. A vibrant night image of Honolulu sets the scene while typographic design, texture and photos make a strong visual impact. Call-to-action verbiage "The Drive To Win" triggers an emotional response in potential clients.
I designed this website for the Honolulu Department of Planning & Permitting. I provided three separate CSS designs that the DPP board chose from. An engineering theme is represented by blueprint styled white pages and blue text complimented by a light brown background texture.
I designed this website for a sustainable architecture firm in Hawaii. Identifying itself with the green sand beach on the Big Island, large photos display as page backgrounds. Project slideshows provide visual impact.
Working with this sustainable architecture firm was a great collaboration that pushed the boundaries of the design. Nature images correlate to the sustainable theme alongside a slide sequence of text and photos. This modern design translates the philosophy of the project.
I designed this website for an attorney firm in Honolulu. The design is retro yet modern with a textured paper background and prominent font for the the firms name. I created the large call-to-action axioms, "Know your Rights" and "We can Help".
Designed for a real estate investment broker. A large background photo of the Waikiki skyline symbolizes the large building properties that the firm handles. Clean fonts and minimal graphics complete the design.
I designed this website for pressure washer. Vibrant stock photographery and text float overtop of a blue wave background.
I designed this website for a Hawaii based Health Plan organization. A medical motif of photography, icons and colors along with typographic design complete the design.
The design of this NOAA conservation website features an aquatic theme of coral reef photos and matching color scheme. Images were carefully chosen to accurately reflect each island group. Built entirely in CSS.
I designed this site for a Honolulu Medical College using teal colors to create a medical feel while the pages float overtop a beach background photo that I took of Makapuu beach. Built entirely in CSS for optimal SEO performance and mobility.
Rich textures of stone and rock backgrounds accent scenic photos. A CMS allows the client to edit content.
I designed this website for a prestigious Honolulu law firm. A brief photo stream displays the firm's prominent headlines over images that I took of Honolulu's historic architecture and the firms own law offices.
I designed this website for a Maui based Hospital. A clean medical feel is accented with an elegant font face. I illustrated the blue pattern background synifying ocean waves and the West Maui mountains.
I designed this website for a Honolulu defense attorney firm. I styled the metallic font firm name and my own background black sand beach photography creates texture, depth and strength to the design.
This newly designed website for a pacific writers group based in Hawaii features an island motif of photos and artwork correlating to a teal and gold color scheme. Typography was carefully designed to reflect the writing nature of the content. Built entirely in CSS.
I designed this website for a Windward plumber in Kaneohe. A modern design features kitchen and bathroom stock images and a teal color scheme.
I designed this site for Honolulu window cleaning service specializing in luxury homes. A serene ocean photo notes what many clients may view from their home. A teal and tan colors scheme correlates to the purple logo.
I designed this website for a Honolulu based CPA firm. A clean modern design is accentuated by soft blue type for navigation. I photographed scenic Hawaii images for each page.
I designed this for a law firm. A black and green color scheme creates a sleek & modern design. Built in CSS for optimal Search Engine performance and mobility.
I designed this website for a Honolulu architecture and design firm. Original photography ties in the natural architecture of Hawaii to the firms architecture work.
I designed this website for a San Francisco based dentist. A bright theme features the hint of a smile shape in the form of blue and green color around the main image. I created original artwork of iconic skyline elements of the city and bright rays to signify the bright theme.
I designed this blog-based website with blue & white colors and nurse and baby photos for a medical motif. A form encourages the public to contribute whiles the firm maintains editorial control. A Content Management System allows the client to add articles.
I designed this site for a still photo production company with an internationally sophisticated design employing clean white space and minimalism to emphasize the striking magazine photography. The ocean photo denotes the location in Hawaii.
Designed for a Pacific conservation group, photography of each Island and a graphic wave motif and aqua marine colors set the tone. A Content Management System (CMS) allows the client to edit content and add and delete pages and navigation drop-down menus on the fly.
I designed this website for the premier Hawaii Profoto strobe lighting rental house. Clean white space keeps the design simple.
Designed for a local discount retail chain. A Content Management System allows the client to edit content. We also built an online employment application system.
Designed for a Honolulu florist. Very modern with bright pastel colors and large typography. I photographed the floral arrangements on location. A Content Management System (CMS) allows the client to edit content.
I designed this website for an air conditioning company by emplyoing a swirl pattern of air and ice stock photo. A single page makes navigation a breeze.
I designed this website for the Honolulu Poi Company. I photographed each phase of operations including the taro plantation and food processing facilities in a photo journalistic style. I illustrated original artwork depicting taro fields, mountain and sun, creating a Hawaiian plantation motif.
Designed for an architecture and interior design, each page is a unique design detailing the firms philosophy and work. The client encouraged pushing the creative boundaries of the project.
Designed for a Hawaii based juice and shave ice manufacture, I photographed Oahu's pineapple fields and used bright fruit images and a burlap texture background to ad a plantation feel.
I designed this website for a Hawaii based construction firm. I used images of recent projects and a dark blue/marine green color theme. Project page allows the user to roll over images to reveal projects.
Honolulu's Judiciary building provides a legal theme to the design.
I designed this website for a Big Island specialty vehicle rental company. I took scenic photos to provide a sense of exploring the island including driving a 4wd to the top of 14,000 ft Mauna Kea.
I designed this site for a non-profit. Clean white space and minimal graphics serve to center focus on the content.
AI Design Studio designed this site for for PACT using actual contest artwork by the kids in the program. The design displays bright fun colors. www.pactkidsday.org
AI Design Studio designed this website for a local T-shirt company featuring the artwork printed on the shirts. Character profiles create a fun theme while music by the artists' own band plays.
I designed this e-commerce website for crystal accessories. A Content Management System allows the artist to edit product images and pricing and add unlimited product lines. A shopping cart connects to Paypal.
This design is very clean and serense with scenic photos providing a sense of therepy and calm for this Honolulu massage therapist.
This design employs clean white pages to emphasize the colorful orchids. I photographed the orchids, owner and detail images.
I designed this website for a Honolulu karaoke bar. A fun nightclub vibe showcases images of the bar, food, drinks and music. I also designed the bar and art directed the interior design.
I designed this website for a beach volleyball trainer. I photographed a training session at the court placing the action front and center.
This single page design features photos that I personly took of the historic city of Prague. A cobblestone street denotes the walking aspect of the tours whilte the history of Prague is accented by the parchment paper texture and large images of the citys landmarks.
I recently designed this website for a Hawaii based company offering 100% recycled bags and an ocean photo provides an environmental theme. a CMS allows the client to edit content.
Design began the moment I could hold a crayon in my hand and discovered that by moving it around on just about any surface I could create. The idea for a design studio began while growing up in Michigan and studying Commercial Art and Advertising Design in high school. I traveled the world and earned a degree in technical illustration, enjoying a career as a technical illustrator in the office furniture industry and manufacturing sector. Eventually my travels brought me to Hawaii, focusing on web design and photography, and where AI Design Studio continues today as one of Honolulu's premier web design studios.
I follow a Zen design philosophy by creating clean, uncluttered and modern website designs.
Today's customers first seek out your services online, and decide within a few seconds, to contact you... or move on to your competition. You only get one chance to make a first impression.
I specialize in formulating color scheme, photography and typography into a cohesive design. I assess each element of your services to ensure the design is unique to your business and competition.
I believe in building long-lasting and trusting relationships with my clients by guiding your online profile and presence as the web and your business grows.
I design websites in CSS allowing your website to perform accurately and efficiently on all browsers and mobile devices and ensuring optimum SEO. As the web evolves, CSS3 and HTML5 are introducing many new features that enable functionality, speed, performance, and experience.
In studying user trends we know that the user experience is the most important aspect of an effective website. I focus on efficient, fluid design and intuitive navigation.
I have 12 years experience in SEO. In our unique Hawaii market I consistently place my clients website at the top of Google and search rankings. I implement Google Analytics to monitor traffic to your site and provide SEO strategies to improve your online visibility.
Social media is a huge part of our online experience. I implement and train you in strategies to promote your business and improve your online visibility by integrating your social media network.
I build custom Content Management Systems with an easy-to-use interface allowing you to update content via a browser.
As a professional photographer I center my web design around photography:
My personal photography websites:
I recently photographed Island Air's new plane from a single engine Cessna.
I design complete branding campaign for your company by seamlessly integrating all of your promotional materials.
"WOW – you mad man. This is Awesome. Great first impression." www.greensandinc.com
"You set the bar high so now we expect nothing less than killer. Impactful is right! I love it." www.ecolivinghale.com
"The site looks great! I have received approval from the board and they all really like the new site." www.hahp.org
"Thank you so much for your creativity!" www.vsacapitalhawaii.com
"I'm not sure if it's your fault but business is booming!" www.dkpvlaw.com
"This is awesome. The design is modern and exactly what we're looking for." www.buildhawaii.org
"Love it! This is what I’m talking about! " www.myerscapitalhawaii.com
"To capture the spirit and tone of the organization through an abstract graphic was challenging. We're eager to see the website live! " www.hawaiiwomenlawyers.org
- Initial call to discuss details/scope/direction
- Provide you with a detailed proposal and quote
- Collect content from the client
- Website Design Phase
- Presentation of design
- Work with the client towards final design approval
- Launch completed website
AI Design Studio is located in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Hawaii
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