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Cottleston Pie designs & builds websites for organizations making a positive impact in the world.

Cottleston Pie is the design studio of Dave Dawson. We work with companies and organizations to design and build websites and products that solve real business problems.

Specializing in responsive web design & development as well as user experience & interface design. Available for full website design projects or as an individual consultant, working alongside your team.

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Recent Clients (case studies in the works)

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Cottleston Pie took the potentially daunting redesign of two complex websites and broke it all down into a clear, organized process. They calmly guided our team through many tough decisions, presenting elegant design solutions that respected our unique business priorities. The finished websites grown beautifully and customer feedback has been very positive.

Michael Gibbons, Director of Digital Platforms Film Society of Lincoln Center

Dave is a pleasure to work with. He's a talented designer who can quickly grasp clients' business goals and deliver polished, thoughtful and beautiful designs. Dave is also a strong design presenter and articulates his design decisions in a way that clients can easily understand.

Daniela Botterbusch, Project Manager Expand The Room

Recent Projects

Rethinking digital programming for a NYC film institution

Creating a digital home for a prominent print magazine

Bringing climate change to the forefront of American politics

Changing the minumum wage to a livable wage in LA

Designing Paul Allen’s push to Tackle Ebola

A filmmaker’s expanding empire

Enabling the citizens of the Internet to control one man, living in the woods

Fighting for the right to an excellent education

Designing a web app to allow festival attendees to share ideas

Designing the democratization of hardware

Remixing the Internet with one of the world's biggest DJs

A website for the New Directors New Films Festival 2013, 2014 & 2015

Making the experience of booking at an extraordinary hotel, extraordinary

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Cottleston Pie is led by Dave Dawson

Learn about the studio
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Based out of Small City in Gowanus, Brooklyn