Tibia & Fibula

Post Reduction

Here's a thing. I broke my leg.
Spaced 2

Spaced 2 Future Recall

Spaced is a recurring international event of socially engaged art that showcases newly commissioned artworks developed in response to the distinctive characteristics of Western Australian sites and communities.

Postcards from Europe

Some snaps from a trip home and a few other places in between. Seeing wonderful things, hanging out with great people and eating amazing food.
Elroy Miggins

Many Happy Returns

Happy birthday to my long-suffering dog who recieved a Mount Barker roast chicken and an LED flashing badge on his special day.
OMG Events

OMG Events

Tony Salom creates bespoke events for all types of clients. From fashion to sports to weddings and corporates.
Rat Taxidermy

A Curious Course

When I was over in London this winter I had the pleasure of taking a class with the ladies of The Curious Menagerie who run ethical taxidermy courses in Hackney.
Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Yesterday I took a train south out of London towards Portsmouth to hear Neil Gaiman do a reading from his new book The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

Urban Light Films

Derek Ho is the man behind the lens of Urban Light: a company that crafts wonderful, emotive wedding cinematography and he asked me to create a website for him. I have to say Urban Light was a favourite project of mine to work on.


AllSolus is a specialist provider of wireless monitoring and energy management solutions for schools, offices, businesses and communities. AllSolus products are designed and manufactured in Australia and based in Perth.
Elroy Miggins

Merry Christmas

Best wishes to you and yours for Christmas and the New Year, I hope it's full of fun, festivities and joy. Warm wishes, Orla.

STATT Consulting

STATT consulting works with global communities giving analysis and advice. They required a lightweight site with multilingual capabilities.
Australian Web Award
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Australian Web Award National Winner

I wasn't able to make it to Melbourne for the awards ceremony on the 6th of October but I was delighted to hear that the Love Freo website was a national winner in the "Best Overall Accessibility" category and a finalist in the "Personal" category.
Love Freo Tablet

Love Freo Website

In its simplest form Love Freo is a long love letter to the City of Fremantle that has been written over the past three years in the form of a blog. It’s a side project of mine and another two local creatives that live and work in Fremantle.

Australian Institute of Commerce + Technology

Australian Institute of Commerce + Technology (AIC+T) is a West Australian based business and IT training college and they are recognised by the Australian Government as one of the leading Commerce and Technology Institutes.
Do Mice Dream?

The Abandoned Trolley Project

Spaced: Art Out of Place is a new international biennial event, an initiative of IASKA and presented with Fremantle Arts Centre as part of the 2012 Perth Festival. It featured 16 projects by 21 Australian and overseas artists and I was invited to take part of The Abandoned Trolley Project.

Love Freo Book

Love Freo has always been about telling the Fremantle story to anyone that's interested to hear it. The Love Freo blog was doing really well so it was the right time to publish a book.
Love Freo Book

Hot Off The Press

After seeing the book zooming through the presses last week it's so exciting to hold one finally in my hand.
Love Freo Book printers proofs

Printers and Proofs

Big week this week for the book. The printers proofs arrived and I've poured over them looking looking looking for typos and mistakes. We've had the entire book proofread by a professional editor so was our final chance to pick up anything that was graphically amiss.
Detail Marketing Communications

Detail Marketing Communications

Detail is a marketing and communications firm based in East Fremantle. it has a dedicated team of public relations, events and marketing specialists with national and international experience.
Hand drawn elements

Fineliners and Fonts

Still working on the book, it's taking up all my time but it's gotten me to pick up a fine liner and start drawing again.
The Fremantle Gazette

A Little Publicity

Phil, who is one third of our Love Freo team, managed to get us in the paper. I've been working every evening and all my weekends this October on the book so it's good to have some interest generated. At this point it's going to be somewhere between a coffee table book and a guide book.
Web Design Award 2011

Award Winning

It rocks when you do something that you're really proud of and then it gets recognised by your peers. I was a finalist in the 2011 Australian Web Design Awards.
An Earagail County Donegal

The Prehistory

I took a gap-year of sorts when I finished studying Industrial Design before continuing on to do an MSc in Computing and Design. Model-making was a skill that I picked up from my degree and I subsequently spend a year in a workshop at the foot of the Dublin Mountains.
Love Freo by Air

A Book About Fremantle

As you may or may not know I started writing about Fremantle in a blog about three years ago. It's called Love Freo and myself and Isabel Kruger and Phil Martin write about our experiences in the port city where we live.
The Fat Duck

Lunch at The Fat Duck

I was back in the UK for a holiday recently and with a bit of planning and good luck managed to get a table for lunch at The Fat Duck.
Alice Lee Holland

Alice Lee Holland Choreographer

Alice Lee Holland is an independent choreographer based in Perth Western Australia: I designed a unique one page website that scrolls horizontally. It features a very simple navigation system so the user can instantly adapt to the new and more unusual browsing environment.
A Woman's Touch Photography

A Woman's Touch Photography

A Woman't Touch is a boutique photography studio owned by a fantastically talented mother daughter duo and I was delighted to have the opportunity to design and build their new site.
Dōmo arigatō, Mr. Roboto

They're My Favourite

Today I got a present, a robot. I like robots.

How to Add A Relative Date Time Stamp to A Post

A relative date time stamp shows the time on a post or page relative to right now e.g. 2 weeks ago, moments ago, 5 days ago etc.
Baker Hughes Brochure

Baker Hughes Presentation

Baker Hughes approached me to design a presentation experience for them.