Portfolio

Vermont Center for Ecostudies

A driven group of biologists, naturalists, and researchers, VCE promotes wildlife conservation across the Americas. Their old website was far behind the times and clumsy to maintain. Dadra, working closely with VCE content creators Bryan Pfeiffer and Kent McFarland, delivered a dynamic site that engages vistors with rich content, stunning photography, and breaking conservation news.

Garden Mats

Peter Comart has a great product—reusable garden mats that stop weeds and help plants thrive. Upon launch, his eccommerce website immediately attracted new customers and boosted sales. The site features a logo by Brian P. Graphic Arts, copy by writer Gary Miller, and a custom responsive design that looks great on all devices.

Thai Dishes

Thai Dishes opened its doors in 2014 with the goal of bringing delicious Thai food with a joyful atmosphere to the Burlington community. Dadra created a colorful and easily navigable site with visual emphasis on the beautiful images taken by photographer Jay Ericson.

Vermont Timber Works

Vermont Timber Works' projects range in size from small cabins and shelters to grand cathedrals and heavy-timber halls. Their new site is an extensive resource for prospective clients, architects, builders, and other timber framers. Dadra designed the site responsively to display beautifully on all screens, and collaborated with McDougall Interactive for search engine optimization.

Lotus Lake Discovery Center

Lotus Lake offers outdoor adventure programs for school groups and adults. Their website features vibrant images from their various programs, a news and blog section for current events, and a responsive design that looks great on all screens. Built in Wordpress, the site allows Lotus Lake staff direct control over the site content.

Massage Vermont

Chris & Sheryl moved to Montpelier in 2013, scaling back their long-term practicce in Rutland and building a new client base in Central Vermont. As part of this transition they required a completely new website to attract clients. This responsive site is built in Wordpress and features a logo by Brian P. Graphic Arts.

Vermont Bar Foundation

As the leading private funding source for Vermont legal services and access to justice programs, the VBF needed a site that focused on fundraising and was in line with future directions for the organization. Built in Wordpress, VBF staff update the site themselves. The responsive design allows users the best viewing experience on any device.

Maggie's Delusion

This Vermont band wanted a dark, moody website in line with their sound and overall mystique. The site features a custom audio player, a monthly audio downloads section, and a responsive design that adpats to all screen sizes. Built in Wordpress, the band posts news and audio as they see fit.

Center for Creative Writing

The Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing offers online classes, retreats, and books for aspiring writers. This extensive site was built in WordPress, allowing Elizabeth to update the content herself and publish regular posts to the built-in blog. Dadra created an original "desktop" motif to tie in with Elizabeth's unique take on creative writing.

Rhapsody Natural Foods

Rhapsody is a small producer of certified organic natural foods. Dadra worked with them to deliver a modern and custom design with integrated e-commerce functionality. The site is built in WordPress to allow Rhapsody the flexibility of editing their own content and adding new products.

Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine

This restaurant in Middlebury VT serves both Thai and Japanese cuisine with a fusion spin. The owners wanted an attractive site to post their menu, hours of operation, etc. Dadra delivered a design that visually combines traditional Thai elements with a clean and modern aesthetic.

VACDP

The Vermont Association of Court Diversion Programs promotes alternatives to the traditional justice system. Their website serves as a central resource for Vermont's 14 Court Diversion programs, program volunteers, victims of crimes, and individuals faced with criminal charges after committing a crime.

Clar Construction

This Montepelier-based construction company needed a new site to showcase their work and attract new clients. Built in Wordpress, the site features a custom minimalist design, photo galleries, and blog for updates and news.

VCIH

The Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism offers clinics, classes, and training programs in herbal medicine. Their site offers extensive information about their multi-faceted offerings and organization. Dadra developed the site in WordPress, with an original design by Brian P. Graphic Arts.

Center for Mediation & Training

One of the country's top providers of divorce mediation trainings and services, The Center's website was 20 years old, poorly built, and just downright unpleasant to use. Dadra upgraded their logo and built a modern site to help attract new clients and give The Center the professional look they require.

TimberHomes LLC

Specializing in timber frame construction, TimberHomes wanted to step up their online presence. With a custom "timber theme" this WordPress site features extensive photo galleries, useful information about timber framing, and a blog for recent work and other news.

VT Reflexology & Massage

Victoria Irwin offers reflexology and massage in Shelburne and Huntington. The site focuses on Victoria's various offerings, and has general useful information about reflexology. The custom design is responsive, so it looks great on any size screen.

Geoffrey Penar, baritone

As a young classical vocalist, Geoffrey needed a site to help promote his talents and document his work. This custom site features audio clips, photo galleries, and Geoffrey's performance schedule—all easily editable through the WordPress interface.

Stephanie Lahar & Associates

Stephanie works with sustainable organizations in the areas of strategic planning, coaching, conflict management, and facilitation. Her website serves as an introduction to prospective clients, while the built-in blog offers the opportunity to post recent news and writings.

Iron Bridge Woodworkers

This Vermont construction partnership had outgrown their old website. They needed a high-quality site where they could send prospective clients, showcase their various projects, and post new work. Dadra designed a new logo and website giving the company a fresh look and a new branding identity.

Possum Hall Music

Mac had outgrown his previous website and was ready for a new look and new functionality. Dadra delivered a site that ties in visually with the look and feel of his recording studio, Possum Hall. Site features include photo galleries, links to purchase music online, and an audio player that plays continously even when clicking from page to page (look Ma, no Flash!).

Royal Orchid Thai Restaurant

The owners of this Thai restaurant wanted a simple and elegant website to post their menus and contact info online. After an in-person visit Dadra based the website design on the unique decor and branding of the restaurant.

Sandiwood Farm

A family farm for over 20 years, Sandiwood Farm's website allows them to reach greater audiences for their farm products and farm-to-table dinners. Dadra developed the site in WordPress with an integrated e-commerce system. The site was designed by Brian P. Graphic Arts.

David Boynton Cabinetmaker

David builds custom furniture in his shop in Plainfield VT. Often fielding the question "do you have a website?", he decided it was time to represent his work online. Dadra built his site with a minimal layout, allowing David's work to be the visual focus.

Numen: The Nature of Plants

Numen is a documentary film with a strong educational focus exploring the healing power of plants. The filmmakers wanted a site where people could learn more about the issues raised in the film, organize screenings and purchase DVDs. Site features include a live Twitter feed, custom Wordpress blog, video clips, and an extensive herbal medicine resource guide.

Savoy Theater

When this art-house cinema changed hands in 2010, the new owners renovated the space and wanted a website to match. Dadra started from scratch, using a film-related motif to give the site a whole new look.

Green Mountain Monastery

This Catholic Monastery in Greensboro VT has a strong focus on environmental conservation and awareness. Sisters Gail & Bernadette needed a website to help further their mission and document their many acitivites past and present. Dadra built the site in Wordpress so they could easily update the site themselves and maintain an active blog.

Montpelier Construction

A cooperative of fine builders and woodworkers, Montpelier Construction needed a site to showcase photos of their work with welcoming descriptions of their various services. Dadra designed the look and worked closely with the company on content development and overall site structure.

Int. Human Rights Advocates

This DC-based organization needed a new website to help them in their cause of supporting human rights and promoting social justice. Dadra built the site in Wordpress allowing IHRA to easily update the site themselves and post their various initiatives.

Open Sash Window Retrofit

Chris Pratt offers a unique service, retrofitting old windows and bringing them up to modern standards for efficiency. His site is a resource for prospective clients, while the built-in blog allows him to post regular updates on his activities and services.

Geezum Crow Yoga

Linda wanted a site to help attract new clients to her yoga studio and a place where she could post general info and class schedules. After an initial meeting and a visit to Geezum Crow, Dadra delivered a whimsical yet artistic design in keeping with both the vibe of the studio and Linda's sense of humor.

Tom McCarthy Design Build

Tom's design-build company was lacking an online presence. He was looking to generate more business and wanted to offer potential clients an easy way to view his work. Dadra built the site around Tom's love for clean lines and "historic" colors.

35th Parallel

Organic and classy, the look of this site complements the music of the world-fusion group 35th Parallel. Features include a unique weave-design border, online purchasing of CDs, and a free monthly audio download.

Dadra Design
Gabe Halberg
802/454-9336
180 Bartlett Road
Plainfield VT
05667

custom web & graphic design