Website Design Portfolio
Below are a small selection of websites developed by Web Sharp Designs, with a brief project overview and some comments from clients.
NOTE: all content on the websites listed below, including text and photographs, is self-managed by each organisation.
Newcastle Restaurant & Bar - Silo Lounge
*WEBSITE RE-DESIGN LAUNCHED IN DECEMBER 2011*
Using professional photographs supplied by the client, the website design concept was created by Web Sharp Designs. From concept to creation, the entire website was developed and online within a few weeks!
Silo Restaurant is one of Newcastle most prominent harbourside restaurants. This entire website is managed by the client via Web Sharp Design's Update Wizard. The content is updated every few days by authorised staff and managment.
Restaurant & Catering Australia named Silolounge.com.au the Best Hospitality Website in Australia (2008).visit SiloLounge.com.au for more information
Real Estate Photographer Newcastle
Brock Perks, Newcastle real estate photographer offers professional property photography, as well as product photography and portrait photography.
The website offers an insight into Brock's style with an online portfolio and information about the photographer.
A clean simple website offering a showcase of beautiful real estate photography.visit newcastlepropertyphotos.com.au for more information
Builder Canberra :: House & Land Packages
The Illustrious Homes website is clean, simple and intuative allowing users to quickly browse home floor plans and house & land packages.
Quality residential builder of new homes and renovations; plus home designs and house & land packages in the Canberra / ACT, Cooma and Southern NSW.visit IllustriousHomes.com.au for more information
Vision Pools - Luxury Concrete Pools & Spas
Vision Pools design, model and build luxury concrete swimming pools. You need only visit their website to start dreaming! Their swimming pool images are stunning and their reputation for attention to detail is impressive.
The aim of this website is to provide a dynamic brochure and portfolio in which to direct potential clients following the initial phone enquiry, and also to attract targeted business via Google search engine.
Working with a dynamic, creative team who embrace creative thinking made light work of this website. Within weeks the website has landed an optimal Google position.
Meanwhile, I'll dream about my luxury plunge pool....visit visionpools.com.au for more information
Fine timber furniture - Simon Zablotsky
Hand-crafted, unique, fine timber furniture design by Simon Zablotsky, master fine timber furniture craftsman. His studio and workshop is based in West Lake Macquarie in the Hunter Region.
From large scale commissions to custom designed furniture and unique timber (wood) furniture.
From dining tables, custom designed chairs, feature shelving, boardroom tables through to large-scale commissions, Simon combines his refined woodworking skills with techical features such as metal work and often electronic and/or hydrolic devices.
For enthusiasts, woodworking classes are offered in the Lake Macquarie workshop.visit SimonZablotsky.com.au for more information
Newcastle Executive Hire Cars
The requirements for this website were simple: good content delivery and search engine optimisation (in a competitive industry).visit NewcastleExecutiveHireCars.com.au for more information
Architect Newcastle - Helen Stronach
Helen (the business principal) has a passion for both architecture and art. Her website design brief was simple and concise.
As is the current trend - inspired by leading European designers - this website is clean and beautiful. Uncomplicated navigation with simple background design eliminates any distraction from the professional photographs.
Launched - May 2010visit StronachArchitects.com.au for more information
Newcastle Pet Resort
With professional graphics supplied by Design Bridge, this website project was lots of fun. The need for regular updates made them a perfect candidate for the Update Wizard!
Formerly known as Jane's Dog House, the new website captures the sense of playful fun they seek to provide for all of their clients - humans and others!
Launched - April 2010visit NewcastlePetResort.com.au for more information
Absolute Vintage Elegance Limousines
With the first website developed back in 2002, this was one of Web Sharp Designs first clients. Redesigned and relaunched in late 2009, the website is well ranked on Google and draws a regular flow of enquiries for wedding car hire.
The website content is totally client managed via the Update Wizard. The contact form offers a quick method of enquiry, ensuring important, filtered enquiry information is provided whilst protecting our clients from unwanted Spam.visit AbsoluteVintage.com.au for more information
Jo Roberts Video Production
A simple web presence, elegantly encapsulating Jo's outstanding videography.
Jo is a professional videographer with an excellent reputation for quality work and genuine customer service. She was an absolute pleasure to work with on this project.
Specialising in wedding videos and special family moments, Jo comes highly recommended - view testimonials.visit JRVP.com.au for more information
Hunter Valley Wine Tours *Cadillacs*
This website design focuses on the dreamy cruise experienced in a Cadillac. It's all about the journey, not the destination!
Dave and Debbie are passionate about their unique classic cars and they thrive on excellent customer service.visit HunterValleyCadillacs.com.au for more information
Nags Head Hotel, Adamstown
The Nags is a family operated hotel in Adamstown, Newcastle. Recently renovated, the hotel owners sought a website as modern and funky as the interior of their Adamstown Hotel, Newcastle.
Their priorities were to list up-coming live entertainment with an online gig guide and promote their a la carte restaurant.
Users can also download menus and restaurant vouchers, post feedback and browse photos.visit TheNags.com.au for more information
Newcastle Studio Potters Inc
A not-for-profit group with a world of forsight. This website is a great initiative for a small but expanding community art group and popular Newcastle art gallery.
The focus of the website is to increase memberships, showcase artists and their work, promote the gallery and upcoming exhibitions - all content managed by a member of the group via the Update Wizard.
As a work in progress, the group are working to increase exposure of the website and are continually reviewing content and adding artists.visit NewcastlePotters.org.au for more information
Say Cheese Photography
Focussing primarily on wedding photography and family shots, Say Cheese came with a clear vision, reflecting existing printed marketing material.
The website receives a very healthy and steady flow of direct enquiries via the online form.visit SayCheesePhoto.com.au for more information
Nineways Business Centre
Nineways Business Centre offer serviced offices and virtual offices, plus a full range of business support services such as professional phone answering, bookkeeping, typing and administration support.
The website offers a great reference point for prospective clients, with relevant information and photos on Nineways many business related services.visit Nineways.com.au for more information
Classic Chevys - Unique Wedding Car Hire
Classic Chevy Hire Cars is a simple and elegant website to showcase the original character and beauty of these classic vehicles. Simple design elements highlight the professional images of these outstanding examples of the Classic Chevy.
Business owners Ian and Jennie Aubrey are no strangers to hard work and quality service delivery... plus attention to detail!
NOTE: we are in the process of redeveloping this website. The new Classic Chev website will be launched around mid 2010.
visit ClassicChevyHireCars.com.au for more information
Country Scrap and Steel
Based in Mudgee NSW, Country Scrap and Steel offer a huge range of recycled metal from railway sleepers, pipe, tube, flat, bar, plate... you name it.
The website was launched this week as a 'work in progress' - stock will be added over the coming weeks.visit CountryScrapAndSteel.com.au for more information
Creative House of Kitchens & Bathrooms
Kitchen renovators and designers 'Creative House of Kitchens & Bathrooms' is a family owned and operated business with a fabulous kitchen showroom in Castle Hill, Sydney.
With over 25 years in the industry they know kitchen and bathroom renovation inside out... but very little when it comes to setting up a website.
After supplying their logo and a selection of photographs to Web Sharp Designs (along with a few rough words) their website was developed. After a review by the client and some minor adjustments "voila"!visit CreativeHouse.com.au for more information
Crighton Homes, Hunter Region
***WEBSITE RE-DESIGN CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS***
A local residential construction company, Crighton Homes Construction provides a full residential design and construction service specialising in energy and water efficient, passive solar homes to suit your budget and individual needs.
In addition to looking professional, Crighton Homes felt that an optimal ranking on Google was a priority. During development, Web Sharp Designs focussed on several search engine positioning strategies which continue to return good search results on Google Australia.visit CrightonHomes.com.au for more information
Ironbark Country Cottages
Still going strong after nearly 4 years, this website offers a great showcase for this romantic cabin style accommodation provider in Hunter Wine Country.
Web Sharp Designs worked seamlessly with graphic designer Liz Clark, the graphic designer who provided the artwork concept.
All content and photographs are managed by the client using the Update Wizard.visit ironbarkcottages.com.au for more information
Solid Wood Furniture
Original and unique timber furniture, hand-crafted from solid Australian hardwoods, both new and recycled.
Mark is a true artist, with old-style wood crafting skills handed down by generations - along with his irreplacable hand tools!
Thanks to Mark's commitment, his website is constantly updated using the Update Wizard.visit SolidWoodFurniture.com.au for more information
Sue Stewart, Ceramic Artists
A simple, uncomplicated web site purely to showcase Sue's artwork and broadcast up-coming exhibitions.
Using the Update Wizard, Sue maintains all the web site content and photographs. Her web site has assisted her in promoting her artwork and she can now refer interested art buyers to her website so they can review work immediately.visit CeramicArtist.com.au for more information
Wedding Portal - Hunter Wedding Grapevine
A few years old now but still successfully promoting local wedding related services. This website is totally managed by the business manager via the Update Wizard.
The website includes service and contact details for each of its members, and promotes regular bridal fairs.
Using branding from previous media designs, the website design, development and implementation was quick and hassle-free.visit HunterWeddingGrapevine.com.au for more information