California Home & Design Case Study

We updated California Home + Design's (CH+D) website to reflect their new look and feel, resulting in an 80% spike in visitor traffic Th...

DML Central Support Case Study

We increased DML's web traffic by 150% by improving the information architecture and visual design. Continuous design improvements over the long term

Leveling Up Your Themer (lvl2): Base Themes

I consider use of a base theme to be Level 2 theming because this should mean that you've either grown enough or failed enough as a themer to want to do things the Drupal way. That means no longer hacking core and saving yourself a ton of hassle. You can let Drupal do the work for you and still make the theme your own!

The Evolution of a Themer


Meedan Case Study

The problem Meedan needed a way to provide curriculum to a variety of audiences before and after workshops. It also needed to automatically and instantly translate text between English,...

7x7 Case Study

We helped 7x7 increase web traffic, improve SEO, and streamline its administrative workflow. The problem 7x7's print magazine had an outdated website that didn't fit its reade...

Leveling Up Your Themer (lvl1): Getting Started

In Level 1 we introduce the anatonmy of the theme and the files you'll find within. We walk through creating your own basic theme and introduce the concept of sub-theming.

In the "evolution of a themer", this is where the fun really starts. Up until now you may have downloaded a contributed theme from, maybe you hacked the theme a bit to make it your own but you've never made your own theme. This blog post is all about reaching Level 1 and creating your own basic theme from scratch.


Thinking About Branding

I recently went to the Brand New Conference, a one-day gathering of designers to discuss branding, identity and ideation. The list of...

Presentation: How to Build a Mobile Site with Drupal

Co-presented by Andrew Berry, Lullabot.

The trend towards a "mobile first" use of the web is showing no signs of slowing down. It's no longer enough to have websites that are functional on mobile. They must work well and feel natural on mobile devices to attract and keep visitors.