There is no such thing in anyone’s life as an unimportant day.

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What We Do

We Create Beautiful Digital Solutions for Entertainment & Lifestyle Brands

Now let's dissect that statement and say what it really means:

  • We

    A collaborative team of professionals who care about doing their best work. Best play. Best growth, and best rest.

  • Create

    Imagine, conceive, sketch, plan, design, code, execute and especially dream.

  • Beautiful

    Pleasing, enjoyable, clear, usable, intriguing, engaging, fun and inspiring.

  • Digital

    Online, distributed globally, efficient, modern, and focused.

  • Solutions

    Answers to your most difficult questions, problems and pain points.

  • For

    People who embrace growth and change because they understand life demands it.

  • Entertainment

    The things we watch, read and listen to for personal enjoyment and inspiration.

  • &

    We work with a variety of clients.

  • Lifestyle

    Personal, influential, motivating and inclusive companies poised to connect with their audience.

  • Brands

    Entities that have a story to tell, and a community to engage.

How We Implement All That

1
We Build Digital Business

This is the strategy, planning and thinking behind what we create.

  • Creative Campaign Concepting

  • Content Strategy

  • Project Management

  • Workflow Reimagining

  • Digital Brand Strategy

2
We Craft Online Experiences

These are the disciplines that translate to the user experience and visual design. This is what you see.

  • Information Architecture

  • User Experience Flow

  • Visual Design

  • Motion Design

  • 3D Modelling and Animation

  • Video Production

3
We Construct Digital Products

These are some of the pieces that make things work. The engine that brings your story to life.

  • Technical Architecture

  • Prototyping

  • Application Development

  • Integrations

  • Testing & QA

Ok, so what does all this mean for YOU?

Does the stress of work follow you home?

Do parts of your day feel chaotic and not as efficient as they could be?

Wouldn't it be awesome-sauce if computers were working hard to make your business run smoothly and systematically?

Would it be useful to talk to someone in plain english who can help you strategize on how to use technology to make your business run better?

This may sound cheesy - but if you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above. We can probably help you by creating a solution to what's not working.

Everybody and their cousin are "web designers" these days. It's true, they are! Because the tools available to build websites are pretty amazing and easily accesible. But technology is only part of the story - and technology doesn't tell a story, people do.

We are not Web Designers - We are Business Builders.

After 20 years and hundreds of millions of website visitors seeing our work, we've learned a thing or two.

We help people tell stories and engage.

We build applications for the people who will actually use them (not always the client).

We understand that your online presence IS your business.

We have the technical knowledge and experience to recommend the best solution for you.

We'll manage whatever we build for you so you don't have to. If you want to manage it we'll make sure you don't need a computer science degree to do so.

And lastly... we really enjoy coming up with awesome ideas that can help your business grow.

A story from our Founder

For the longest time people knew us as "that company that designs movie studio websites". That was fun, we’re good at it, and we still do that some of the time.

Then one day I was talking with one of those movie studio clients. Actually there were two digital directors on the phone and I asked a question:

"What can we build that will make your life better?"

They both teared up and said that nobody has ever talked to them like that in a business context. That was one of my greatest business meetings, making clients cry! But it was wonderful to cut through the stresses of the job and get down to what matters. This conversation was a confirmation of what design and technology can do for people. This is where we now focus a large part of dsire.

We didn't get to build "what would've made their lives better." Sometimes it is hard to change the way large organizations do things. But since then we've built tools that save people time. Empower client audiences. We gave a small organization a platform that allows them to help more startup businesses. And our technology connects victims of domestic violence to professional help.

Given the opportunity, we want to build something that makes your life better. Truly, this is why we do this.

Dickon Kent
President & Founder
dickon@dsiredesign.com
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