Tara Hall

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I'm a freelance graphic and web designer, writer, and strategist, working on the web since 2002. I've held positions from web content manager to digital strategist.

I spent the last 5 years of my corporate career working in online marketing. Today, I use that experience to help small businesses and non-profits succeed online.

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Latest blog post

Sep 7 2016

The latest web design trend: Brutalist websites

Have you heard of the term brutalism? It describes a type of architecture that began in the 1950’s and remained until the mid-1970’s according to Wikipedia. What distinguishes this type of architecture is its austerity. There’s not much that’s aesthetically pleasing about brutalism to put it mildly.

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Before you hire a web designer to build your site, you want to have web content ready. This free workbook helps you to:

  • Determine your website goals
  • Define your target audience
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{ Featured work }

French Tarte rack card

For this small project, I created 4x9 rack card to promote pastry classes from The French Tarte.

The rack card was part of a cross marketing effort between the French Tarte and Stock Culinary Goods, a kitchen supply store, which sells the equipment used in the classes.

See more work in my portfolio.