When potential customers visit your website, we want them to feel good. We design every movement and interaction with the goal of connecting your audience to your message.
We believe in designing mobile first. Chances are your customers are viewing your website from their phone and they deserve a great experience. Before writing any code, we design layouts for mobile, tablet, and desktop.
Finally, a content management system (CMS) that is a joy to use, easy to update, and lightweight. Our customized CMS is tailored for each client so you can update your website without a pain of breaking the site or losing formatting.
We are proud to say that our logos can be seen all over the world. We start every project with a carefully engineered marketing strategy and pour everything we have in designing an identity that helps your business thrive.
Designing a logo is only the start of our work—we want to make your company memorable. Each branding project comes with a full suite of assets so you can hit the ground running with a strong, cohesive presence.
Show off your new logo to friends or send branded assets to printers and colleagues. We develop a custom brand guideline website so you can easily access and store your design files.
The Creative & The Code
Raised in North Bay, Dave cross-country skied for Team Canada in eight world championships. While building his business 9 Lives Design, Dave earned a Bachelor of Design from York University and Sheridan College with formal training in fine arts, graphic design, and interactive media. Dave graduated with Magna Cum Laude and won the prestigious Vanier Vingt-Deux Honour Roll award for his GPA.
After graduating, Dave returned home to North Bay to grow his business into an award-winning agency achieving recognition from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and Graphic Designers of Canada. 9 Lives Design won Northern Ontario Company of the Year in 2018. When he is not designing websites and brands for his clients, Dave polishes his craft by exploring graphic design as an expressive art form.
Wanna see some of our work? Check out our portfolio and Dave Nighbor's digital art.