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Before building websites, Zak served as a Naval Officer. When he left the service and began coding, he found the same principles that were successful in the Navy applied to web design. He may have traded his sea legs for CSS, but focusing on people and minding the details are still mission critical. When he's not coding, Zak races for a local cycling team.
Started from the simple idea to support and promote independent designers producing handmade, authentically sustainable, craft + design objects. We curate a carefully edited collection items for your home and life. We support artisans who hand-make their items in small-batch runs. It’s kinder on the environment and we love the beauty of perfectly imperfect objects made by hand and made to last.
We always look for high-quality craftsmanship, durability, simplicity of function and design aesthetic in the goods we source. We support designers using traditional craft methods in inspiring ways to create functional objects for everyday use that connect us to each other and bring beauty into our homes.
Queen Bee Creations
The challenge for this project was to bring Rebecca's three lines together seamlessly, while exposing fans of her classic Queen Bee line to her other projects, Chickpea Baby, and Rebecca Pearcy textiles.
The new site makes everything cohesive, with larger photos throughout, and new ways to feature all that Queen Bee does.
"I needed a coherent and professional 'shop window' on the internet. Paying other people with the right experience to do it for me made me interrogate my brand and ask questions of myself which would not have happened if I had attempted to do it all.
I now have an online presence which I am really proud of and can link back to in a million ways be it online, through social media or face to face. The ability to close the sale at the last step of the journey with an e-commerce site is the icing on the cake.
I now look and feel like a professional who means business and the site has actually made me approach my entire brand with a different head on. I'm now more confident in my business and its future than I have ever been.
I wanted to swoop in and say a huge thank you to all of you for helping to make my brand and website beyond my wildest dreams - brilliant. Thank you all for your patience, thousands of miles and thousands of seconds time difference can be challenging but you made it feel like we were in the same room - (although not so close that I could see you tutting and rolling your eyes - which I guess maybe happened now and again?!) ha ha. I am over the moon."
-- Jon Harvey
Sarah & Abraham
"Lauren and Zak did an amazing job building my website! I really appreciated how Lauren helped me think through all of the design elements of the site. Zak went above and beyond by building functionality into the site that I didn't even think was possible. I'm absolutely thrilled with how it turned out, and my customers have really been enjoying the preview feature. Building a brand new website is a big investment, but it was worth every penny!"
-- Sara Tams
"I simply couldn't be happier with my experience with Aeolidia. It truly was a dream experience. I felt so completely understood and taken care of. Every part of the process and correspondence was incredibly thorough yet efficient. I'm thrilled with the design and the way it all functions. The entire team went above and beyond for me, and I would happily recommend Aeolidia to anyone. "
-- Lindsay Sherbondy
We have been pretty old school up until now, and a little for everyone at the moment. Not exactly super niche, we do supply those with less popular crafts.
I would like our customers to view us and our website as informative, easy to use/convenient, clear and robust. I would like the site to help us keep our customers engaged and informed and add convenience to their shopping with us."
Teresa wanted customers to get the sense that the clothes were made for their curvy bodies and that it will be comfortable clothing that they don 't have to have a guilty conscience about purchasing.
Margot designed this site, and Zak developed it using Shopify.
"Upon finding Aeolidia, I instantly knew I wanted a shiny new website. When I saw the first proof of my home page, I unexpectedly burst into tears... the good kind. It was everything I wanted and more. This new site was definitely a factor in giving me the confidence to quit my full-time job and finally be my own boss! Thank you, Aeolidia for everything!"
-- Sara Cormier