All posts by Allison


About Allison

Allison is a designer and front-end developer living in Chicago. With an acute attention to details, she excels at web & graphic design, branding & logotypes, CSS, PHP, jQuery & Javascript, content management, WordPress theme & plugin development, and Creative Direction.

When not immersed in creative projects, she can be found playing roller derby, assembling ridiculous outfits, checking out live rock 'n' roll shows, sampling bourbon, and scouring the internet for the truly absurd.

Rad Party Flyer

This party flyer conveyed the 1980s visual explosion that the party was promising.

Aloha From Hell

For Broken Cherry Boutique's 1-year anniversary, they wanted to do a big, "Elvis in Hawaii with a twist"-style party. With food and drink specials, give-aways galore, and a live performance by Hellvis in the Bottom Lounge's tiki-themed Volcano Room, they couldn't go wrong! The minute I heard about this party, the visual gears in my cranium started cranking. I love the […]

Fresh Force

Fresh Force is a small, female-owned business that believes in helping other women and giving back to communities. Their vision was to create an online store that would sell female-made, artisanal products created by individuals, co-ops and fair trade organizations. They needed to be not just an e-commerce site, but to really represent the vision behind the store.

Advanced sticky post styling with CSS

See the sticker-like green badge up at the top of this post, designating it "sticky"? It got there thanks to the WordPress post_class() function and a little CSS trick — the before: pseudo-element.