Cool New Media is a tiny web design studio founded by designer, front-end web developer and web consultant Kevin Slagboom. We build simple, readable web sites on top of standards compliant code and we're located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Web Design and Development
The International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders is a collaborative initiative focussed on greater knowledge exchange and collaboration within the sector with the main objective to increase the impact of mental health research funding. Cool New Media was tasked with building a simple but content rich presentation to help share the project work and publications managed by IAMHRF.
Little Steps Therapy Services offers behaviour, speech language, occupational and physio therapy assessment and treatment services to children and adolescents. As a community service provider, Little Steps needed a website to help communicate its upcoming program and services to the Victoria Community
Harmonique Fibre Arts and Supplies is the Canadian wholesale distributor of Ashford Handicrafts of New Zealand, makers of the top spinning and weaving craft products in the world. For Harmonique, our goal was to transform their flat file retailers directory and product catalog into a database driven solution, where Harmonique staff could manage adding and removing both retailers and products as required.
The Coalition for Access to Psychotherapy (CAP) was convened in March 2013 by the Graham Boeckh Foundation and the Mental Illness Foundation to work towards widening access to psychotherapy in Quebec. CoolNewMedia was hired to develop and incorporate this new primarily French bi-lingual website into the Graham Boeckh Foundation's portfolio of websites.
CanadianHomeFind.com is an online self home sale solution where the seller could purchase the signage, promotion materials and self-help resources to sell their home by owner. The site was started back in 2008 and through its life, it went through a number of changes and through a number of differnt developers. Cool New Media joined this project in 2013 to manage the website, assist with maintaining and problem solving legacy code issues, and helping to simplify some legacy complex marketing streams within this website. Over the course of a year, we launched a site r
Transformational Research in Adolescent Mental Health (TRAM) is a unique initiative that aims to catalyze fundamental change in Canadian youth mental health care in five years. TRAM is in the process of selecting one pan-Canadian network that unites patients, family representatives, policy makers, service providers and community organizations.
For this project, Cool New Media upgraded a simple Drupal 7 website into a more visually appealing and subject matter appropriate design.
Currents4Kids.com and Infos-Jeunes.com are part of a large subscription based online interactive current events resource for teachers/students from grades 3 and up. The service features online quizzes, audio recordings, videos, and more. For teachers, there is a portal where teachers can track the progress of their students. For students, Currents4Kids is a place where they can learn the news (reading and comprehension skills) in an friendly and easy to use learning portal.
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Collegues over at PHD Engineering needed Drupal and HTML/CSS development help on a new, large scale, website for Technology Registrations Canada (TRC). This project has been under development for a over 9 months and contains a step through self-assessment facility, in depth online application form, backend application for processing and process management, online study guide with exams.
Scenik Interactive, located in Perth, Western Australia, contacted Cool New Media to partner with them and to build a new website for the Perth Market Authority. The project was under the umbrella of MarketForce, a leading marketing and design agency in Australia and MarketForce Digital produced and lead the design as well as content strategy for the new website.