Blackspike Design Ltd


The Messenger v2 website redesign and rebuild

We built and launched v1 of The Messenger, the Chamonix nightlife guide, 18 months ago in 2013. With a new ski season we rebuilt it to be more responsive and usable, surfacing more news and events and showing off the interviews and content. Built with WordPress, it has an events calendar, filterable local business section […]

Motion logo and branding

These are a load of working and submitted logos for a client, whose name subsequently changed, leaving these in limbo! We are putting them here for posterity and getting on with some new ideas…

Logo design and stickers for The Messenger

Fun logo design job for The Messenger, Chamonix’s nightlife guide, with only one stipulation — it must be a pigeon We drew a pigeon in Illustrator and used a sine wave for the wings They look great on skis and boards!

Runners Refuge website design and build

For our friends in Chamonix at Runners Refuge, a responsive bilingual WordPress site We also designed their logo

Bloody hell – halloween poster design

Halloween Poster designs

Tom J Nicholls – Responsive WordPress site

A fully responsive Wordpress site for one of the UK’s finest stonecarvers, Tom J Nicholls.

Joule 2 WPF Trading Gateway

This was a huge piece of Silverlight and WPF work that ended up really well – a high performance trading gateway with a huge feature set. We originally built it in Silverlight, but converted to WPF for perf reasons

Pluralsight Windows Store tablet app

We helped the boffins at pluralsight by tidying up their XAML Windows 8 Store video tutorial app UI

MG-ALFA Windows 8 Dashboard Metro App

Our first Windows 8 Metro app in the Windows App store. We helped Endjin & Milliman with the design and build of a seriously impressive touchscreen app for managing and monitoring very large Windows Azure clusters.

SlideStache – DJ mixer and comparison site – PHP/Google Spreadsheet/HTML5 DJ mixer and MIDI controller comparison site

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