Interactive Design, Strategy, & Technology for Websites, Mobile, Apps, & Games

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About: What We Do

Funny Garbage provides a wide range of services to grow brands, launch products, drive conversions, and increase relevant traffic. Since 1996, we've built lasting relationships by collaborating with our clients to provide award winning results:

  • Optimized websites, mobile, apps, games, activities, animations, videos, and branding
  • Comprehensive digital strategy transforming brands, businesses, and communities
  • Expertise in kids, tweens and teen, education, product integration, art & culture, and entertainment
  • Creative solutions for user engagement through gamification, social networks, and user-generated content


  • Creative
    • Creative Direction
    • Brand Identity
    • Copy & Editorial
    • Art Direction
    • Logo Design
    • Animation & Motion Design
    • Sound & Music Production
    • Character Development
    • Style Guide Development
  • Digital Product Integration
    • Product Strategy
    • Online & Offline Integrated Play
    • Digital Product Extension
    • Software Development
  • User Experience
    • Information Architecture
    • Prototype Development
    • User Personas
    • Focus Group Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • Mobile & App Experience Design
  • Strategy
    • Strategic Planning
    • Brand Strategy
    • Content Analysis & Strategy
    • Community Development & Engagement
    • Social Media Strategy
    • Moblie & Tablet Strategy
    • Analytics and Reporting Analysis
  • Technology
    • Technology Strategy
    • Web & App Development
    • System Architecture Definition
    • Client-Side Development
    • Server-Side Development
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Open Source Development
    • Content Management Systems
    • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Project Management
    • Waterfall & Agile
    • Change Management
    • Budget, Schedule & Resource Management
    • Risk Management & Mitigation


Renowned author and illustrator Steven Heller features Funny Garbage projects in multiple editions of his best-selling book Becoming a Graphic Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design.

Funny Garbage brings home Emmy bling for ABC's Celebrity Mole and Teen Nick's Video Masher.

Smithsonian Ocean Portal wins a 2011 HOW Magazine International Design award in the Consumer Websites category!

More than a dozen nominations and five Webby Award wins for Funny Garbage productions, including National Geographic Kids, the School of Visual Arts, and People's Voice winner the Smithsonian Institution Ocean Portal.

Funny Garbage has captured Gold and Silver W3 Awards for creative excellence from the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

Catharine Fishel's Designing for Children includes Funny Garbage original content in its analysis of successful design and marketing to youth.

Our collection of Gold Awards of Excellence and Silver Awards of Distinction from the annual Communicator Awards continues to grow!

The Funny Garbage spirit of invention garners mentions in Steven Heller's book The Education of a Design Entrepreneur.

Our appearance in Design Humor: The Art of Graphic Wit validates that Funny Garbage is, in fact, funny.

Funny Garbage is featured in Design Culture Now: National Design Triennial, the companion book to the first Smithsonian National Design Museum triennial.

David E. Carter features Funny Garbage's work with Noggin in his 2005 collection of inspired design ideas Creativity 34.

Steven Heller features Funny Garbage in The Graphic Design Reader: his examination of the evolution of design's cultural significance.