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

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Soulfest 2015

The Soulfest organisers approached THRIVE with a very tight timeline of two weeks to design the site, code it up, help manage content and illustrate venue maps. But by pulling the team together we did it, and it looks great! The site features ajax loading for artist pages, count down timers and a slick mobile experience. Check it out!

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Wiltshire Family Lawyers

We gave Wiltshire Family Lawyers a complete overhaul with a fresh new look, a more contemporary feel, better functionality and smoother navigation. We used imagery of their impressive working environment, knowing it will speak volumes about Wiltshire’s high standards and open-door policy. We seamlessly embedded a video using creative photos ( all shot in-house ) throughout the design to reinforce Wiltshire’s professional stance, highlighting their firm as the most qualified, trustworthy and highly efficient practice around.

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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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Switch Wine

Switch is a small organic wine producer. They were after something a little different to stand out from the crowd (just like their wine). They didn’t need a lot of excessive content on the site, so we went for a more original horizontal layout and threw some css3 animation in the mix.


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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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Anuk Creations

We created a clean, uncomplicated web environment that resonates the same funky charm as Anuks’s products. Shooting all the product photography in-house enabled us to keep a consistent look throughout the site that matched our design goals. As an e-commerce venture, the site needed to immediately get the necessary information across and be easy for users to navigate through. Catering for image-conscious, tech-savvy ladies with a slight boho-chic style, we wanted the site to be slick and modern in appearance and functionality, but still be edgy enough to attract the fashionable crowd.

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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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Look Love Want is an online gallery of contemporary, original, limited edition prints. It’s a place where covetable art can be collected at a click. The shopping-cart site is powered by WordPress, providing a seamless and easy to use CMS.

We worked with the team at Design Culture to come up with an intuitive layout that will also be flexible enough to handle the ever growing collection.

I really appreciate all your work with this, it’s looking better than I could wish for.
Marta Brunner

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Nextco provides Point of Sale programs and inventory systems to hotels, clubs, restaurants and resorts. The information rich site needed to outline many features, and so was broken down into various categories, components and window layouts. This shows an example of a ‘semi-responsive’ site as it resizes for large monitors and small tablets, but doesn’t go as far as to reconfigure for handheld smart phones.


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Portfolio for Sanji Amara

An overview of his personal work in fashion, digital and fine arts. The site features a highly customised touch friendly carousel.

You’ve done a fantastic job. I am amazed at how accurately you have executed the site. Thanks so much for a fantastic job & very fluid working process.
Sanji Amara

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Now this was a fun, alternative project that resulted in something special: a horizontal, scroll-along, single-page site that features a drag and drop shopping cart which also works on mobile devices.

But tell you what – the site looks and feels absolutely fantastic…
Morse Modaberi

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F5 Web Design Gold Coast

This was a previous portfolio site for us. The site was fun to make and was linked on various design sites. We have left it up as a showpiece!

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