MarkElliotson.com :: Handcrafted Websites Made from Scratch

* Handcrafted websites made from scratch *

Made from scratch is just better!

The Recipe for Success:

Holistic Approach

A custom blend of design, content, usability, SEO and social media.

Fresh Ingredients

The right mix of marketing, identity, design and digital technologies.

100%
Organic

Paying attention to the fundamentals produces a better end product.

All
Natural

Custom-made websites built around your needs. No cookie-cutter templates here!


Selected Work


Q Design Centre

Q. Design is committed to manufacturing quality custom drapery for the interior design community and home owners. We offer bespoke drapery, blinds, bedding and accessories.

Responsible for the concept, visual design and technical development of the site.

HandMade Market

A travelling boutique experience, the HandMade Market seeks to promotes the arts and offer a local shopping alternative in an upscale atmosphere.

Responsible for the branding/logo design as well as the concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Homes by Hendriks

Homes by Hendriks is Niagara's most award-winning custom home builder with over 50 years of experience in new homes, additions, bath and kitchen renovations.

Responsible for the design concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.


13th Street Winery

This is the 3rd incarnation of this website I've designed for 13th Street Winery over the last 8 years. Bringing the focus back to their wine was a priority.

Responsible for the art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Function Health

Function Health is a young and dynamic holistic practice specializing in chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy and acupuncture.

Responsible for the concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the brand and site.

Glendale Dental Centre

Glendale Dental Centre in St. Catharines has been serving Niagara for over 35 years and they came to me to help them connect with both new and existing clients.

Responsible for the concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.


Love Always Photography

Specializing in documentary style engagement and wedding photography throughout the Niagara area and GTA, the Love Always team hired me to design a site to showcase their images.

Responsible for the branding/logo design, concept, visual design and technical development of the site.

Enns Visuals

Born and raised in the wine country of Southern Ontario, filmmaker Mike Enns kickstarted his career by taking a giant leap of faith when he bought his first Mac, a Sony Handycam and a copy of Final Cut Pro in 2003.

Responsible for the branding, concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Amanda Cowley Sweet Events

Amanda is one of those adorable people who light up a room when they enter! I took on the challenge of bring her big personality into her website — it's her primary communication tool with clientele!

Responsible for the branding, concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the fully responsive website.


Heather Dietz Photography

Heather came to me to help rebrand and redevelop her image and website to set her up to take her business to the next level.

Responsible for the branding and palette overhaul and the concept, visual design and technical development of the site.

Allure Hair & Makeup

Allure Hair & Makeup is Niagara's leading mobile bridal hair and makeup service ... I was excited to help them clean up their image and design an entirely new site from scratch!

Responsible for the branding, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Gresham House Furniture

Gresham House are manufacturers and wholesalers of 100% Canadian made custom furniture specializing in sofas, sectionals, bar stools, dining chairs, ottomans, chairs and more!

Responsible for the concept, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.


HRM Photography

Voted Southern Ontario's #1 Photographer, HRM Photography approached me to redesign and redevelop their tired and disjointed site into something more representative of their amazing images!

Responsible for the concept, visual design and technical development of the site.

Simply Designed Spaces

Celebrating 10 years in business, dynamic designer Carole Zwiers turned to me to refresh her online presence ... rebranding and designing an entirely new site from scratch!

Responsible for the branding, art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Christian Courier

Christian Courier is an independent Christian newspaper that serves as a vital forum for Christians of all ages who want to engage our culture ... I created an entire new online paper presence where they can publish their content in digital form.

Responsible for the art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.


Smithville Dental Centre

Dr. Kulyk approached me to redesign and redevelop their tired old Bell Media 'Yellow Pages' site into something more representative of the new ownership and rejuvenated approach SDC is taking in the 21st century.

Responsible for the concept, visual design and technical development of the site.

Mitex

Mitex is a world leader in energy conservation and building sealing products and their new ownership required a shiny new site SEO'd site that would be user friendly and be scalable with their expansive product line.

Responsible for the art direction, visual design and technical development of the site.

Burning Kiln Winery

Burning Kiln Winery approached me to redesign and redevelop their old hard-to-update site into a flexible easy-to-use CMS that would allow them to keep up with their growth and match their new brand.

COMING SOON!


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