Welcome to Wavemaker2018-10-19T23:46:43+00:00

Design, Website, Print & Video Services


Wavemaker Media Design is a modest Sonoma County design and production studio that has been helping local businesses achieve impressive results since 1996. We provide a range of services that empower our clients to leverage the advertising potential of the internet and print media. Logo & brand identity, website design & development, print design & production, and video production. Sophisticated design produced with extreme finesse.

Be Different!

Each logo designed by Wavemaker is created to uniquely complement the person or company that it is made for. We work with you to discover your graphic style, and then develop it into your personal design identity. Creating an original design that allows your message to be heard in an over-saturated marketplace is our objective, and our passion.

Sonoma County Logo Design
Logo & Branding
business website design

Big & Small

Individuals rely on our affordable services to get their small businesses going. Larger companies regard us as part of their team as we provide high-quality work that flows seamlessly with their operations. Our skill set is diverse, allowing us to assist with multiple aspects of your marketing strategy.

Business card design to full identity & marketing collateral packages. Budget-conscious websites to full-featured WordPress CMS sites. Basic video clip editing & upload to full production for commercials & programs.

Love Your Website!

WordPress is the platform of choice for enabling our clients with the ability to easily manage their own websites. Beautiful custom designed responsive WordPress websites that have an incredible range of options available to them. Simple blogs to multi page websites with advanced features. Creative and effective development of search engine optimized content plus expert search engine promotion. We also provide affordable hosting and service plans to get your site online and running securely.

Website Design
website hosting

Get Online Easily & Affordably

Don’t know where to begin? We’re here to help! Domain registration, hosting, email setup, search engine submission – we’ll get you online without the hassle.

For WordPress websites, we provide plenty of instruction & support to quickly get you up to speed on the use of your site. If needed, we can help manage any part of your website. Wavemaker’s ‘Backup, Maintenance & Security Plan’ keeps everything running smoothly and securely.

Quality You Can Feel.

Wavemaker has been providing quality print design & production to Sonoma County businesses for over 20 years. We take the guesswork out of the printing process and know how to get the best results from digital as well as offset printers. Maintaining continuity between the appearance of your printed marketing materials and your website is essential. Graphics, ink colors, paper selection and printing techniques; we’re there from the initial sketches to delivery.

Print Design

Customized Care

Each of our clients value and enjoy the special care that we put into their projects because they know that we work hard to make sure everything looks and works perfectly for them. They often tell us that they get more than they expected, and they feel secure knowing that we’ll be there when needed down the road.

We take care of our clients because we care about our clients.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Online video has become an essential educational and marketing tool. A well produced video makes your customer’s work easier as they search for information on the internet. Video teaches and informs without putting the burden on the customer. A professionally produced video shows your audience that you truly care about your message, and presents you as an authority who can be trusted with their patronage.

Video Production

Strategy for Success

Our clients tell us how much of a joy it is to work with us and that they value our skill at guiding them through what can be a complicated process. Wavemaker helps take the stress out of promoting your business. And, we make your projects an enjoyable and rewarding journey. You have a lot you want to do; let’s start designing your future today.

Start Your Project!
“I (expletive) love it!”
Richard Bellamy – Enterprise Solution Architect, Pteradigm

“We finally have a professional looking website which is so easy for me to manage!!!! Thank YOU!! Quality of work from all areas, design, production, implementation is “top-notch”.

Teresa Downs – MAX-Ability

“They are so much more than a firm, they are real people and we consider Wavemaker a valued partner to our business.”

Ed Barr – P&L Specialties

“We have been working with Wavemaker for nearly 20 years. During that time they have designed & built six different sites for our different businesses as well as refreshing several of them.”

Ed Barr – P&L Specialties

“Class! They are very creative, and they listen. They are very personal about the projects that they are involved with.”

Randolph Johnson – Tobias Green Interior Wall Finishes.

“Incredible sense of color. You feel happy. Thank you for such a beautiful site.”

Randolph Johnson – Tobias Green Interior Wall Finishes.

“We wanted our website to be the true extension of our dental office, not a cookie-cutter generic version. From the graphic design, to the photography, to the wonderfully written page text, we finally got what we were looking for! Thank you Wavemaker Media Design!”

Occidental Dentist

“Patients find us through our website and continually tell us how helpful it is: “Its not overwhelming, and gives me the information I need”, “It is lovely, Your site conveys the feeling of the clinic”.

Ellen Barnett – Integrative Medical Clinic of Santa Rosa

“We wanted our website to be the true extension of our dental office, not a cookie-cutter generic version. We finally got what we were looking for! Thank you Wavemaker Media Design!”

Iryna Schevchuck

“For our political campaign, we needed someone who could produce the promotional materials we needed with a budget that was raised entirely by donations. There was no doubt that our supporters’ precious contributions would go farthest with Wavemaker.”

Tom Lynch – Contractor/Community Activist

“We LOVE the work that you’ve done for us! You are creative, yet open to ideas. Your communications are clear, and it’s fun to work together. You get the latest video to us quickly, and making the brochure layout available online is great.”
Amanda DeNormanville – All for Elephants

“Very easy to work with, full of good ideas, and always looking out for problems and issues.”

Dawn Niles – GingerPear

“We are long term, loyal partners with Wavemaker.”

Ellen Barnett – Integrative Medical Clinic of Santa Rosa

“My goal is to keep everybody that comes to me as healthy as possible. It really does make me happy to know that my website design is a true expression of me and that important mission.”

Dr. Kenneth L. Eckhardt DC, DACBSP

“Wavemaker supplied all of the label art and advertising materials for River Road Vineyards for over 20 years. Each time we used their services we have been completely delighted with their work.”

Gary Mills – River Road Vineyards

“Your creativity is really what lured me in. I felt like I was really working with artists first, and “designers” second. So much of what you see out there is very generic. Generic is not how I’d describe GingerPear! You did good!”

Dawn Niles – GingerPear
“We have an enlarged print of the Nolte Media logo on the wall of our studio. I often find myself gazing at the design for the the simple reason that it gives me joy.”
Ron Schilling – Nolte Media
“Thank you, for your patience and magical creativity.”
Sammi Contreras – Capturing Scenes

“They were excellent at creating our signs & postcards, plus an incredible website that includes video production that helped us explain very complicated issues to the public. It is so difficult sometimes to capture the essence of what we do, Steve and Kari nailed it. Who’da thought two people could be capable of so much?”

Tom Lynch _ Contractor/Community Activist

“Selecting a media/web design company requires a myriad of considerations from skill level, to creative ability, to personality, to technical knowledge and their ability to develop their own skills. Wavemaker covers it all!”

Ed Barr – P&L Specialties

“You have the ability to listen to what the client wants and be able to bring this to fruition.”

Teresa Downs – MAX-Ability

“I hired Wavemaker and Steve walked me through a very confusing task from start to finish. He came to the park and took pictures for our photo gallery and within a couple of weeks we had our website up & running.

Frances B. – Dutcher Creek Village

“I get compliments every time I hand out a card or someone sees my web site. And I never get tired of my logo or the dancing lady, or especially the waterman designs. So, THANK YOU!”

Suzy Babcock – KinAesthetics
“We’re having a party for the Book of Lists and you surely would be the star! We got back the books and they look wonderful, this is the best cover we’ve ever had. Thank you so much!”
Sue Schreiner – The North Bay Business Journal

“Extremely easy and comfortable to work with but also keeps you in line to meet targets/deadlines etc… Proactive!!!”

Teresa Downs – MAX-Ability

“My clients feel cared for whether they’re in my clinic, or on my website. Everything is so easy for patients to find, and the layout and colors are cheerful and free.”

Dr. Kenneth L. Eckhardt DC, DACBSP

“We have had a most successful year with almost all of our business coming from our website and have received many compliments on it. Thank you Wavemaker!”

Frances B. – Dutcher Creek Village

“Every wine label by Wavemaker has been creatively and expertly designed to satisfy our distributors and attract our discriminating customers.”

Gary Mills – River Road Vineyards

“Outstanding. Thank you for your patience, your attention to detail and your sense of humor. I always feel like we are working together.”

Suzy Babcock – KinAesthetics

“They did a great job on the photography too. Excellent results and minimal interference in our workflow.”

Dr. Kenneth L. Eckhardt DC, DACBSP
“We have a major hit! …I’ve recieved many compliments, powerful compliments!” (after a 24-hr non-stop video editing session to meet a deadline.)
Alan Armstrong – Hewlett Packard
“It’s gorgeous, we all love it!, yay!, it’s absolutely beautiful… thank you so much!”
Roz Rubenstein Johnson – RR & J Advertising

“All of the design work done for me (logo, business cards, ads, flyers and fabulous website) deeply reflects how I feel about my business.”

Suzy Babcock – KinAesthetics

“Wavemaker created our logo and first website in 2005. We’ve had plenty of opportunity to check out other designers, but after 12 years, there is still no one better than Kari to handle our designs. Thank you Wavemaker. We look forward to another 12 years working with you!”

Dr. Kenneth L. Eckhardt DC, DACBSP

“You always offer positive solutions. Communication is excellent. You make the whole production process a pleasurable experience. Excellent response times!”

Teresa Downs – MAX-Ability

“I always feel like we are working together. You are professional and easy to work with. You focus on the particular product, person or service and come up with very unique designs and ways to present the information.”

Suzy Babcock – KinAesthetics

“You are flexible, which seems essential, since both the video and the brochure have gone through major shifts, and you didn’t make me feel guilty for making changes!! Yeah! Also, I really appreciate the nonprofit discount. Thank you so much.”

Amanda DeNormanville – All for Elephants

When I build a fine home, I want the best materials, the best crew and the best design to work from. Quality engineering and impeccable craftsmanship. Wavemaker brings that to the project.

Larry Horne – Fine Home Builder
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