About DesignGuide°

Kia ora, I'm Liv Strawbridge,
designer and founder of DesignGuide°

I’ve been designing since 2002. Most of my career so far had been spent working for design studios – creating brands, putting together advertising and marketing collateral, and building websites.

In 2019 I made the move to become a freelancer, specialising in web design and Webflow development. I've always felt the pull of web development since the beginning. It's a space of constant improvement with new, exciting technology – and I'm excited to be a part of it.

I enjoy the creative process; finding ways to visually solve design problems. As a result of many years experience as a designer, I’ve developed my own approach to how I design brands and websites.

Despite being in an industry that more often than not has a "keep your cards close to your chest" attitude, I believe that by discussing process and being open about the way we do things (or fail trying to do things), we all benefit.

I want to share what I've learnt (and are still learning) to guide you in your journey, and help you become a better designer. There isn’t just one way to do things, so it’s my hope that I can inspire you to improve your own creative process and become confident in your design practice.

You can join me on this journey by signing up to my newsletter further below. I’ll email you content only shared in the newsletter, especially designed to inspire and teach you something new.