Nobody wants software

Who downloads an app just to get an app?
Or visits a website to see a website?

Nobody.

People don’t want software.

They want to be informed, entertained, even amazed.
To get things done, connect with good people,
and know their world a little bit more.

Making all that happen in digital
is much more than pixels and code.

It’s strategy & design in the lead,
and devotion to the feeling and purpose
in what you do.

All too often digital projects get complicated,
and somewhere along the way you wonder what happened.

But that's what we’re here for.
We bring it all together, keep things on course, and
turn your mission into moments that inspire.

If that’s what you’re looking for, then we should definitely talk.

Say hello@denimandsteel.com

Denim & Steel

Fresh works

Museum of Anthropology

In a landmark 18-month multi-phase project, we rebuilt the web presence for Vancouver’s iconic Museum of Anthropology, pushing the boundaries of traditional design to inspire visitors of this internationally-respected institution.

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PuSh Festival

For the past four seasons, we’ve worked closely with PuSh Festival to present their festival lineup, grow donations, and most recently, integrate an enterprise ticketing system into their website.

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Cause+Affect

Vancouver’s renowned strategy and branding agency has an unbeatable track record in helping socially conscious, future facing organizations make their mark. We built a high-performance website to celebrate their work and start a new chapter in their story.

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ReCollect

The interactive game we built for ReCollect helps cities teach a new generation of greener citizens how to put trash in the right place.

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How we can help

Artistic, cultural, and civic organizations turn to us when they’re need the experience, skill, and raw creativity to take their digital offering beyond just software.

Our process works on the business, cultural, and cognitive/emotional dimensions without burying you in technical terms. Our clients not only end up with better-built technology, but a deeper understanding of their own work and audiences.

Our point of entry is usually one or more of the following:

Concept & Strategy

Validation, ideation, and roadmap planning for new ideas.

Ongoing Improvement

Design and development resources on hand for month to month maintenance and improvement.

New Development

Creative design and development for apps & websites.

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