Dust and Mold Design

Interface design and production for the web by Kevin Finlayson

Last Gang Records website image

Last Gang Entertainment

Art direction & graphic design, HTML5 front-end development, Wordpress implementation, geolocation integration and touch interactivity.

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Paper Bag Records proposed redesign

Paper Bag Records (proposed)

Art direction & graphic design, HTML5 front-end development, Wordpress implementation, Big Cartel and Pulley integration.

Alphabet City website

Alphabet City website

Graphic Design, HTML/CSS/Javascript front-end development, Ruby on Rails CMS development. AIR artwork by Kelsey Blackwell.

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Paper Bag Records proposed website redesign image

Paper Bag Records

Art direction & graphic design, responsive HTML5 front-end development, Wordpress implementation and Shopify integration.

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Tumblr and Shopify themes

Tumblr and Shopify themes

Graphic Design and HTML/CSS/Javascript front-end development for PixelUnion themes such as Stockholm, Leica, and development for Space Traveler and Cobalt themes.

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Jeff Scheven website

Jeff Scheven

Graphic Design, HTML/CSS/Javascript front-end development, Ruby on Rails CMS development.

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Designer, developer, communicator, and everything in between

Why work with me?

I’m a designer who builds in code, and a developer fascinated with visual systems, communication design, and user interfaces. I love to dream up and build delightful experiences on the web.

My goal is to find your organization’s key message and communicate it with clarity and style, in a meaningful way.

My process

I approach all aspects of web production as parts of an interrelated whole, resulting in websites that are persuasive, coherent and impactful.

The process is never the same from one project to the next, but experimentation and iteration are at the core of my approach, as are client collaboration and lots of creative dialogue.

Skills and experience

    • Graphic design and typography
    • Mobile interface and responsive design
    • Front-end development
    • Web application production
    • Information design and architecting
    • Project management and art direction

I’m passionate and opinionated about web design, and believe in…

    • 01

      Clarity and Style
      We work together to find your organization’s key message, and communicate it in the most compelling way possible.

    • 02

      Uniqueness
      Too many websites simply follow design trends, and end up interchangeable—is it a bakery? A record label?

    • 03

      People First
      Communication, collaboration, and critical dialogue—these are always at the heart of any design success.

    • 04

      Best Practices
      Semantic markup, hand-crafted code, scalable application design—I pride myself on the quality of my deliverables.

    • 05

      Mobile Simplicity
      Mobile versions of websites are easy-to-use and inviting—why can’t your entire experience be like this?

    • 06

      Time and Effort
      Great design takes patience, focus, and commitment. Inspiration is a great first step, but it takes real effort to yield results.

Sorry, I’m no longer available for hire.

No longer accepting consulting work

I’m sorry to say that I’m no longer offering consultation services, having joined the product team at Pixel Union. If you wish to get in touch for any other reason, please email me at hello@dustandmold.net. My project sheet is available below for reference.

Thanks for considering me for your project!

Contact me

Please get in touch with project proposals, general inquiries, or simply to say hello.

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