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Brentwood Bluff House

Brentwood Bluff House is a spectacular West Coast waterfront property and it was important in the web site design to capture both the look and feeling of the location.

Avocet Tours

Avocet Tours is a birding tour company that offers a program of tour destinations throught the year. For this project, the main focus was to present the tour offerings in a logical, readable way.

Barn Owl Inventory Project

logoThe British Columbia Field Ornithologists society required this web site to support their Barn Owl inventory project to determine the population size and distribution of Barn Owls on Vancouver Island and the southern Gulf Islands.

Secter Environmental Resource Consulting

For Secter Environmental Resource Consulting (SERC), we build a web site that SERC could take over and maintain. The main structure was build to allow content editing and changes using Macromedia Contribute. SERC has been operating their web site since 2004. Lotus Design provided the graphic layout for the initial site.

NorthWest Greeting Cards

Our role for NorthWest Greetings was to build and develop new information based web site for the company with the goal to present NorthWest Greetings new drive and direction as well as a online face for the business.

Barcom Renovations

Barcom Developments needed a simple online presence to host a few images and details about the company. This site was designed on a black background to help showcase the photos, giving them maximum prominence. Most of Barcom Developments clients come from word of mouth so a more extensive site was not required. A simple online presence was sufficient.

Tideline Studio

Tideline Studio is an artists portfolio site and entry online presence. The site is straight forward with a very simple design. For the art gallery page, we used a lightbox technique to showcase the paintings.

Cool New Media supports Joomla! based sites

Joomla

Joomla! is an award-winning Content Management System (CMS) that will help you build websites and other powerful online applications. Best of all, Joomla! is an open source solution that is freely available to everybody.

Cool New Media now specializes in both plain static websites as well as Joomla based dynamic web sites.

"The Joomla platform is well supported and the development community is very strong. New addons and modules are being build contantly. The possibilities are nearly limitless."

Pure CSS navigation for better SEO

Cool New Media has upgraded the islandartisans.ca site with a pure cascading style sheet (css) driven drop down style top navigation system. This new main navigation bar has been optimized for both viewers and search engines, making the Island Artisans Association web site much more accessible.

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Google Maps API

Google MapsGoogle has recently released more features for the Google Maps API. There are a lot of new mashup possibilities with this service and for location based businesses, the ability to add overlays to the maps will certainly help customer find store or product retail locations.