We make the complex, simple

We design brands, develop products and architect the internet for some of the world’s largest brands, startups and everyone in between.

Popular Woodworking

The Popular Woodworking website project is a complicated example of a magazine expanding its digital footprint. It is a work in progress and the case study will be up later this year.

The Quilting Company

We led a UX strategy session with the Quilting team, during which we discovered how unhappy they were with their new logo and brand. Find out how we evolved a  logo in less than a day.

The Coupon Book

The Coupon Book wanted to deliver digital coupons to anyone, across channels, and industries. We developed the UX, strategy, design and developed custom API’s to integrate into the growing systems around the ever expanding coupon industry.

Celadon Books

As a new publisher and division of Macmillan Books, Celadon Books, selects each title with thoughtful consideration in an effort to create a list that is at once classic, uncommon, and fosters discoverability of new voices.

Wellness Amplified

Sometimes a website only requires design evolution. In the case of Wellness Amplified we helped direct the content direction, and updated the aesthetic to reflect the founders design threshold.

We create digital experiences that help users connect to your brand & get results

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Counterspace process

Unparalled industry experience sets us apart

Counterspace is not like other design agencies. We are digital strategists, researchers, innovators, designers and thinkers. We’ve been doing this for a long time, across a multitude of business verticals. This unparalleled experience allows us unique insight into business and the future.

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Beautiful, timeless design

Our award winning designs solve challenging business problems and last far beyond the average digital lifespan.

 A few of our clients

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The boredom of Facebook and bad design

It was in the mid 1990’s, I was working at a digital design studio, the web was relatively small and I recall in a search for the next cool web thing, I landed on an intriguing landing page. It was terribly designed, (awful in fact) clearly designed by a developer, and had very little information about what it actually was.

Just the phone please

Yesterday Apple announced it’s new bigger iPhones. The Xs, Xs Max and the Xr. In a move that continues their trend away from smaller tech, Apple just makes everything bigger.

Designing an album for a Reggae Guitar Legend

Here is a story about how I met a reggae guitar legend, took some guitar lessons from him, and then finagled my way to design his reggae album.

Clients are from Venus and Agencies are from Mars

A few insights into how clients and agencies can understand each other a little better, so that the process can improve and the end result is that much better.

What is a brand?

You have used the word brand. You know what it means. Right?

Everyone is a designer.

I recently read an article “Everyone is a designer. Get over it. ” and it got me thinking. The statement is true, but only in part. In the same way these statements are true.

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