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Sparkling Clean: A Refreshing New Website for Yonge Eglinton Dental

Yonge Eglinton Dental, a premier Toronto-based Dentistry, approached Kobayashi Online for a bright and clean website makeover.  www.yongeeglintondental.com A warm and professional dental practice, they were driven from their needs to create a website that could reflect the same to their clients online. Stepping into the practice, the gracious greetings by the sociable staff and the contemporary yet comfortable interior design all contribute to the welcoming feeling that Yonge Eglinton represents. To help show how Yonge Eglinton Dental is indeed…

A Modern Logo for a Boutique Consultant Firm

Kobayashi Online created for Whiteboard Consulting Group an updated logo to accompany their recent website refresh. Project Info URL: www.whiteboardconsulting.ca Client: Whiteboard Consulting Group Inc. Completed: September 2013 Blue was chosen as the theme as it signifies professionalism yet the shades of blue used project a more fun and whimsical tone—in line with the boutique nature of the company.The Creative team took inspiration—much like the original logo—from an actual whiteboard. Flowing across the logo, the white “handwritten ‘W’” personifies the company as both…

A New WordPress Website for Whiteboard Consulting Group

Whimsy in the Front, and Corporate in the Back: Kobayashi Online provides a full website redesign in WordPress for Whiteboard Consulting, a Toronto-based boutique consulting firm. Project Info URL: www.whiteboardconsulting.ca Client: Whiteboard Consulting Group Inc. Completed: September 2013 To improve the general user experience and facilitate content management, Kobayashi Online implemented the WordPress platform as a basis for the redesign and migrated over all archived blog content from the original Textpattern site. By using WordPress, Whiteboard Consulting will be able to update content…

A Bright, Modern, and Responsive WordPress Website for SRG

Kobayashi Online designed a bright, modern, and responsive website for consumer research and insight consultancy SRG giving them a functional online platform to help their insightful research work reach businesses who need it. Project Info URL: srgnet.com Client: SRG Completed: May 2013 SRG’s website was designed using colours, textures and shapes that are bright, clean and forward-looking. This shows SRG as a company that is modern, active and future-focused.Srgnet.com provides visitors with useful information and updates that would interest both current clients and potential clients. Built on the…

A WordPress Website for Ilavsky Chartered Accountants

For full-service, boutique accountancy firm Ilavsky Chartered Accountants, Kobayashi Online created a fully functioning WordPress website. Project Info URL: http://www.ilavskyaccounting.ca/ Client: Ilavsky Chartered Accountants Completed: March 2013 Kobayashi Online designed ilavskyaccounting.ca with its logo and corporate identity in mind, keeping a strong visual theme on all pages and incorporating it into the main navigation menu. The site features a clean and fresh look with touches of colour and a custom-designed “notepad” sidebar for added visual interest. Kobayashi Online built ilavskyaccounting.ca using the powerful WordPress content management system, which lets…

Developing a Modern, Engaging WordPress Website for IT Firm Optimus Tech

Optimus Tech offers cutting-edge IT products and services, and they needed a modern, dynamic and engaging website to help convince small and medium sized businesses to partner with it for IT solutions. Kobayashi Online was able to provide the WordPress development and coding required to make this a reality. The new Techoptimus.com was built on the WordPress Content Management System, which gives the site a stable base that allows staff and administrators to update site information and pages whenever it’s needed. A great WordPress website can help…

Finesilver Design + Communications WordPress Website

Kobayashi Online provided coding for the relaunch of Finesilver Design + Communications’ new online identity built around the concept that “great creative moves people”. Project Info URL: http://www.finesilverdesign.com/ Client: Finesilver Design + Communications Completed: August 2012 Behind every great brand is a great story. Kobayashi Online was able support Finesilver’s masterful storytellers by providing the coding and technical foundation for their website. Under the direction of company president and found, Martin Finesilver, Kobayashi Online was able to provide technical backing needed to communicate with their target market. Using…

Scotiabank BuskerFest Facebook Contest App

Scotiabank BuskerFest brings to the city international renowned comedians, musicians, magicians, contortionists, mimes, and more to perform in front of an expected 1 million visitors and collect donations on behalf of Epilepsy Toronto. In order to build excitement and help with the overall online strategy, we created a Facebook App to encourage people to “Like” the festival on Facebook and have a chance to win two tickets to the 4th annual Scotiabank BuskerBall Gala. Facebook App Info Organization: Scotiabank BuskerFest Toronto Completed: August 2012 Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/BuskerFestToronto/…

Designing a Logo for WordCamp Toronto: Our Journey

As you likely know, we develop most of our websites using the WordPress platform. When Toronto’s WordPress user and developer group announced an open competition to create a logo for WordCamp Toronto, the city’s WordPress “unconference”, we jumped at the chance! As active participants in the Canadian WordPress community, we intended to create a logo that Toronto WordCamp organizers and attendees could be proud of. While our logo designs were not chosen, we’re still very pleased with the creative work we…

5 Creative Submissions to the WordPress Toronto Logo Contest

As members of Toronto’s WordPress community, Kobayashi Online designed several potential logos for WordCamp Toronto, the “un-conference” for all things relating to the WordPress content management system. For WordCamp Toronto 2012, the Toronto WordPress community opened logo submissions to everyone. We, of course, joined in with our graphic designer Eva leading the creation of fun, approachable logos that represent the city and the event. Design INFO Contest: WordCamp Toronto Logo Contest Completed: July 2012 (Click here to see the process…