Bullhead Cantina

Case Report Bullhead Cantina is a Taco & Whisky Bar in Humboldt Park in Chicago. The website uses a single page to show all its pages. An extensive gallery-menu for whiskys, and beautiful images by Bogdan Nastase. [bra_button text=”Launch website »” url=”http://www.bullheadcantinachicago.com/” target=”_blank” size=”small” style=”” color=”orange”] Services used: [bra_list style=”star-list”] Web design WordPress Photography Dynamic […]

Sittercity’s Compendium

Click on the image for a larger view HOME PAGE Comp #2: Home page & Article page First comp here: Comp 01

JK Imaging Craft Website

Case Report JK Imaging and Crafts is a Fine Arts, Giclee Printing and High Quality Crafts company serving the artists and arts lover community in Chicago IL. [bra_button text=”Launch website »” url=”http://jk.anagam.com/” target=”_blank” size=”small” style=”” color=”orange”] Services used: [bra_list style=”star-list”] Web design WordPress Galleries Business Cards Logo Design [/bra_list]

Pachacamak Folk Dance

Case Report PACHACAMAC FOLK is an Ecuadorian folk dance troupe in Chicago. The website represent the culture with a rich fabric of colors traditional from the Andes and the photography supports this in every page. The logo design by Erin Brown Services used: Web design WordPress Photography Galleries Business Cards Logo Design Visit Site

CBMT Creative

Case Report CBMT is a creative agency website specializing in photography and other digital services. The photography is very good and it talk for itself. Photography by Chris Bernacchi Services used: Web design WordPress Photography Business Cards Logo Design Business Card Proposal Design 2 Two variants on the same design, header and footer. Design 1 […]

Azam Chandran Attorneys

Case Report Azam Chandran & Gilani LLP are top level commercial lawyers with headquarters at 333 North Michicagan Avenue, an art deco skyscraper downtown Chicago. The website took about 3 months to complete. Corporate identity development meant designing their logo and/or header, their website, business cards, letterheads and fax cover-sheets. They like the 1st design I proposed and it […]


Case Report Aerstone provides cybersecurity-related services and products to medium and large organizations in the financial services, legal, and health-care markets. Development for this site was an intense week coming up with a minimalist yet corporate design and then a single weekend crush to put it online, the good part is that Micah, the customer, […]

Tres Caballos Tequila

Case Report Tres Caballos Tequila is a custom made tequila of high quality specifically produced and bottled in Mexico for consumption in the US. GIMA International distributes. The website mirrors the product in its minimalist and elegant design elements. Visit Site Services used: Web design WordPress Photography Artwork Design 02 Design 01

Pilsen Portal

Case Report Pilsen Portal is a project of the Pilsen Planning Committee and is part of the Smart Communities Program, sponsored by LISC Chicago and City of Chicago’s Digital Excellence Initiative. The Portal is managed by the Resurrection Project and funded through the Federal Technology Broadband Opportunity. Worked in developing a workflow for the administrators and contributors of the site to reinforce the […]

Latino Fashion Week

Case Report “By Latinos, For Everyone.” Latino Fashion Week (LFW) Nov. 1-6; the only full week dedicated to Latino Fashion in the United States. Services used: Website management Hosting Backup Troubleshoot  

Smoke and the Chickpea

Case Report Caramelized rock & roll, smoked jazz, slow roasted blues, and pan seared soul with a dash of country. These are the simple ingredients to making Smoke and the Chickpea. This Chicago based quintet debuts in the summer of 2011 bringing a new twist to classics such as “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Summertime”, as well […]

Quennect 4

Case Report an independent art collaborative that started small and went on to create one of the most widely supported underground art spaces in the city of Chicago. What began as a work space for a group of artists and musicians in Humboldt Park, transformed into a place where anyone with a little creative talent […]

QR-Code Generator

A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code) designed to be read by smartphones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded may be text, a URL, or other data. Created by Toyota subsidiary Denso Wave […]


Case Report VISIVENTS Photo Booth and Events provides design, entertainment and an element of cool to any event. We are a husband and wife team that combines our event experience in both the Entertainment and Audio Visual arena to offer you unique designs, like no other Photo Booth company on the market. Services used: Web […]

Built for ART

Case Report A major new art Initiative; Built Festival, is a city being created out of shipping containers this summer in Chicago’s Wicker Park Neighborhood. The shipping containers will be given over to Chicago’s contemporary artists and curators to transform into alternative or ‘guerilla’ venues. Services used: Web design WordPress

21 Free Music Players For Your Website

Realizing the increasing demand of useful apps across the web, we regularly feature commercial and free software on Handcut Designs, so decided it was time to bring a roundup of free website music related applications to your attention. Just keep in mind that this list isn’t a ranking list of web apps. So, let’s start […]

Creativo Framing

Case Report Creativo Framing is a high quality framing company with custom museum, corporate and personal picture framing, archival matting, mounting, canvas stretching, shrink-wrapping, and art installations for private and corporate clients. [bra_button text=”Launch website »” url=”http://www.creativoframing.com/” target=”_blank” size=”small” style=”” color=”orange”] Services used: [bra_list style=”star-list”] Web design WordPress Photography HTML 5 [/bra_list]

Computer Repair

“WE MAKE COMPUTERS COOPERATE!” Andrew Abbatiello, MCSE – NT/2000 Computer/Networking Consultant ASA Computer Guys, Inc. Tel 847.590.9250 [email protected] www.asacomputerguys.com ASA Computer Guys is an Information Technology consulting company serving small business and residential clients in the Chicagoland area.We offer you 20 years of expertise. Our technicians are Microsoft certified. Whether you are new to computers or […]

The Freelancer’s Toolset

The Freelancer’s Toolset: 100 Web Apps for Everything You Will Possibly Need Running a business for yourself means you have to be inventive and always on the lookout for a new and better way to get things done. Innovation junkies, take note: the Internet has a lot to offer. From invoicing to marketing, these are […]

PowerPoint Alternatives

Best Online Presentation Software for Business Online software/apps have several advantages against desktop competitors – they are accessible on every computer that have internet connection and you may forget about difficult installation and configuration process. In this article I want to share some of the presentation applications you can use for your business. 1) Prezi […]

Google Analytics Explained

It’s important to not only look at how many visitors are coming to your site but also what they are doing when they get there. There are many metrics you can track via analytics, however some of the key ones are as follows: Total Visits & Unique Visitors: Total visits let you know how many […]

Journey to Awakening

Case Report This site was developed as a child theme to WordPress’ base theme TwentyTen. It uses a custom layout and graphics, it uses the latest technology for “font replacement” with Google’s Web Font, a silder banner in the frontpage and it’s tweaked with Google analytics and social media interaction, integrates YouTube video and more. […]