A selection of our latest work. If you like what you see we are just a click away

Cedar & Suede

Michael and Carlene make up the dynamic husband and wife team from Channel Nine’s, The Block. The renovating duo made their mark on the record-rating season of The Block Glasshouse where they achieved the most number of room wins and the highest cumulative score overall. The duo currently hold the title of the highest scoring Block contestants of all time!

The purpose of the site was quite diverse. As it’s a fun, social and inspirational forum for followers to be updated and engaged and a commercial platform to help foster and maintain corporate interests. Also it’s aimed at sourcing and securing new work.

It can be difficult to know who to trust when it comes to handing over responsibility of communicating your brand and Thrive were really easy to work with and worked conscientiously to achieve my vision – Carlene Duffy

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Pollen Design

Local Currumbin based design team “Pollen” specialise in branding, design and marketing communications. They produce great work but struggled with self promotion so they came to us to help with the design of their new website. They wanted to push their online marketing to the next level and we were happy to help!

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The Care Box Co.

An online store that sells nifty specialised gift bundles. Checkout the impressive opening scrolling animation that worked great with their beautifully photographed products!

The site looks amazing, you guys get better and better!

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Violet Gray Jewellery

This well-established online jewellery shop is run by two sisters on the Gold Coast. They came to us to breathe new life into their online presence, with softer touches and by creating a more harmonious, flowing experience. Their meaningful and progressive business model has been flourshing online and with the new site we aimed for a more modern digital platform to showcase the products and to really tell their story clearly.

The general message of positive wellbeing was themed consistently throughout the site, while the web space was used as efficiently as possible, relaying all the necessary information clearly to their customers, as well as being easy for them to navigate through. Mainly catering for intelligent, image-conscious, tech-savvy women, the site is clean and modern in appearance and functionality, but still edgy enough to attract the contemporary crowd they are after.

The website is going so well and has been received amazingly by our community.

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Grace Loves Lace

We recently launched a fully redesigned version of this very successful e-commerce site. With a mobile browsing overtaking desktop this year the site had to be retina ready and responsive, and we took a lot of care developing a unique gallery system that works great on small touch devices and large desktop screens.

We really appreciate all the work you have done over the past 3 years and you’ve seen us go from nothing to quite a large team now. You do great work and have recommended you to so many friends for their sites over the years.

Utilising the integrated micro blog and frequent social networking updates has helped this business THRIVE. So far visits and subsequent sales have been booming after the upgrade with the site featured on various fashion blogs.

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Public Restaurant Brisbane

We designed and developed this sleek, fully-responsive site for a high-end, award-winning restaurant in Brisbane’s CBD. It features a single page vertical scrolling layout and integrates a high def HTML5 video loop ( shot by us ) and fixed background techniques to give a dynamic user experience. The unique anchored side menu automatically updates as you scroll while several other clever little elements mixed with illustrious design and flawless coding make this a web environment to behold.

Our new website is seriously sexy…

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Meet The Spragues

Hands down our favourite client. We have worked with Boston based photographer Daniel Aaron Sprague for several years and he gave us almost free reign to create an exciting new brand for his epic family oriented photography team. Staying well away from the standard trends in the industry we had a lot of fun creating their pixel art landscapes, icons and family.

It’s like a dream pulled straight from my imagination and actualized in real life!


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Vie Pilates

Vie Pilates is the first fully equipped Pilates studio to be established at Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast. Firstly we freshened up of their branding package with new colour schemes and logo variations. Then in order to showcase this fantastic venue and the expertise of the instructors, we integrated HTML5 video and strong imagery of the instructors using the equipment into a single page vertical scrolling website. The finished product is an elegant, fully responsive website that allows the user to experience the quality of the classes before they enrol.

Thank you so much for the amazing website! We are looking forward to seeing it online

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19 Karen Art Gallery

A prestigious leader in the art field, we thought 19 Karen really should have an online presence to match! So we created a modern digital platform to showcase their gallery; the exhibitions they hold, resident artists and, of course, the amazing array of visual art that they proudly display and sell. Like the 19 Karen physical gallery space, the site isn’t over-designed or it could take away from the main subject matter – the artwork. The crisp, clean, professional layout has a fresh, contemporary tone throughout ( try the Konami Code for a secret page! ).

Thank you so much for your awesome job with the website. It looks amazing & I’ve been working on it at home whenever I get a chance, it’s really easy to work with. :)

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The Cleanse Kitchen

After a recent site-build they were unhappy with, we gave their new site a structural overhaul that has a fresh, new approach. Without over-complicating things, we breathed new energy into it, making it a much more effective experience for the user. With the restrictions of delivering freshly made products on certain days of the week, the site features some clever date selection during checkout. We also introduced a new Juice Club subscription feature with automatic payments and several packages.

The site is working really well and we’ve hardly pushed it all!


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NEXT Business Sales

NEXT caters for buyers and sellers of businesses. Our site features secure memorandum listings and digitally signed access request forms for each business that is for sale. Once approved, an interested buyer is then sent a password protected link (lasts only 14 days) to the hidden memorandum pages. We also created the NEXT logo, branding package and liaised in the video production.

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Endorsed by Pat Cash, TriBreath improves your mobility & strength by using your breath and your body in a particular way when you’re walking. Catering for a predominantly older female market, we wanted the site to be slick, clean and modern but still connect on an emotional level.

Featuring a paid subscription / membership section with a huge library of videos and instructional information. The hidden section has it’s own unique navigation and design.

Thank you so much for all the work you have put in so far, you really are a dream to work with. 

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Swell Asset Management

We created a full branding package and website for this industry leading funds management company. With a demographic of tech-savvy, professional corporate clients and wealthy investors, the site and branding needed to be slick, clean and modern in appearance and functionality, while edgy enough to show that the business is forwarding thinking and on the pulse.

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Seascape Restaurant & Bar

An amazing new fine-dining restaurant and bar in the heart of Surfers, Seascape caters for a range of users, from tourists and families to critics and corporate high flyers. We wanted to carry over the feel of the awe-inspiring three-level venue into the website and achieved this with large impressive images and detailed content. Each level has it’s own online menu, drink lists and image gallery.

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M-Motion Real Estate

This is a modern digital platform where agents can list properties, buyers can comfortably browse and vendors can monitor. With heavy video-based content, the site reflects the high-end waterfront properties themselves and has a warm feel and luxurious aesthetic. The ultimate aim was to impress users, who are all potential clients. The site features advanced realXML integrations with Agent Box and Console, pulling in data feeds as they push to realestate.com.au.

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Curtis McGrath – Soldier turned superstar

Less than two years after tragically becoming a bilateral amputee, Curtis was breaking world records. His ability to adapt to his disability has amazed many people and he’s well on his way to the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

This inspiring athlete needed a platform to tell the true story of triumph over tragedy whilst keeping followers up to date with his competitive calendar and successes. We created a fully responsive, single page scrolling site that allows you to peer into the various aspects of his world, his story as an athlete, his story as a soldier, his training and his high tech legs. The site has a high tech feel, looking equally as slick on mobile devices as desktop computers.

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The Edit Suite

The Edit Suite are a kick-ass, multi-tiered video production company that has been pumping out some amazing work. With their enthusiastic approach and a strong creative drive we’re excited to see this company THRIVE to their potential. Utilising their video editing skills we used embedded HTML5 videos to highlight each section with a seamless single-page layout.

Man I freaking love it !!! It’s awesome.


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The Law Shack

The client wanted a design that differentiated them from the stiff, old, and boring brands of many law firms. We set about creating a simple, yet stunning design that appealed to the everyday client wanting legal help. This site was designed with calls to action being prominent allowing ease of use for customers. The site scales perfectly for all screen sizes making it just as easy for a client to contact them on the go, as it is from a desktop computer.

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Mariana Hardwick

Mariana Hardwick is a Sydney and Melbourne based dressmaker with a prestigious 30 year history. Their classic and contemporary wedding gowns are made in-house by a team of elite dressmakers to the highest possible standard of fit and construction.

Using a simple palette and minimal copy we created a design that deliberately stands back to create an emotional connection with each dress. The simple, user-friendly UX and image rich design allows an immediate emotional connection and delivers a seamless user experience. Important information is brought forward in the hierarchy encouraging less clicks to purchase.

The end result is an absolutely stunning and functional site for one of Australia’s most celebrated wedding dress makers.

The website looks amazing guys.
A really sophisticated finish, Love it!

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Gold Coast Tipis

Gold Coast Tipis approached us to design a beautiful single page scrolling website to showcase their beautiful nordic tipis.

Catering for a blend of tech-savvy, commercial event planners as well as demanding wedding clients the site had to maintain a small level of corporate strength, but still be edgy enough to attract the contemporary crowd.

While showcasing stunning and functional interfaces in the front-end, we also set the site up with a user-friendly admin in the back-end allowing updates and changes to be done with ease.

“Everything looks amazing! We love it! Thanks SO much!” – Hannah

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Jim Mullins

Jim is a Gold Coast based interior architect and designer, he wanted a super-clean online portfolio that he could easily update himself. The responsive site that we built for him works on all screen sizes including mobile – simply enlarge and shrink the pages to see how the responsive system adapts to the width of the browser.

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Innova Projects

Developers and builders of mid-to-high-end homes, Innova was looking to project an image as a leading authority in architecture. Wanting to be seen as a prestigious firm, but without frightening off potential customers.

We went for a crisp, professional-looking site that maintains an aesthetic tone throughout. We wanted to impress users – who are all potential clients – with its slick interfaces and savvy navigation.

We thought the project section should speak for itself and shouldn’t require too many extra frills to distract from the main objective. We built it specifically with expansion in mind so it’s easy for the Innova team to add work in the future.

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Valenzo Jeweller produces some of the most exquisite pieces of jewellery in the country. They were after a smooth, responsive site in gallery format.  We took particular care in the transitions as you navigate through the site – images flow calmly along while you browse the high-end product.


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Fortune Events

A dynamic site with loads of responsive goodness! We integrated responsive video, full width banners, carousels, navigation and Retina Ready SVG images. The site can be easily updated with new events, each with a dynamic countdown timer.

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Dean Oakley freelance web designer

Portfolio site for Gold Coast based web designer and developer Dean Oakley. This unique site has been linked on many web design sites, been featured in .net magazine and had over 750,000 visits! 

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Josh Tree Stuff

A talented filmer and video editor, Josh wanted a dynamic online portfolio with a point of difference. We went with a responsive, single-page, vertical-scroll option that also incorporates an engaging background image effect. This is the postmodern resume of the future.

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Cre8 Sound + Design

Ever heard of Echo Panel? It’s a highly sustainable and soundproof material that Cre8 Sound + Design specialise in. They provide everything from unique furniture to the installation of wall panelling systems specifically designed for acoustics. With this site project, we designed the mod homepage to reflect their ergonomic position in the market, while in the backend we customised their shopping cart which required some special options. Have a little hover over their recent work to see brief specs … spesh.

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