Our Purpose

We believe in tackling each project with care, passion and purpose. By planning before designing we’re committed to bringing the best possible online experience to your user. We build something that can grow with you by putting your user first, while taking into account future iterations of your website so it can evolve as you need it to.

What We Do

  • WordPress CMS Development

    WordPress makes it possible for us to build your site and equip your team to manage content. Empowering, right? Something we love most — and we know you will, too — is the intuitive WordPress dashboard.

  • Future-Friendly Web Development

    We work hard to stay on the leading edge of development best practices. HTML5, grid systems, page load optimization, script minimizing and more. Yes, it is as impressive as it sounds. We embrace the ever-changing online landscape to ensure we’re future-friendly.

  • Responsive Web Design

    It’s not just a buzzword. It’s about accessibility and it’s here to stay. Ready or not, your audience is interacting with your site on devices that likely didn’t exist when your site was originally made. The easier it is for users to get your content how and where they want it, the better your site will perform.

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Brands We've Worked With

Here's a sample of some pretty cool brands who've trusted us with their websites.

Case Studies

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We Believe in Community

Join Our Team!

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate folk to join our team. We currently have an opening for a Senior Developer. We are located in beautiful New Westminster, a hop skip from wicked coffee joints and killer craft beer.

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What We Support

We live and breathe everything WordPress, so when WordCamp comes to town we immerse ourselves, not only as sponsors but also as organizers, volunteers and full-on participants.

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    Upcoming Events

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    Blog Mastery Conference

    Catch Forge and Smith at the Blog Mastery Conference April 25-26th where our Principal, Shawn Johnston, will be joining a panel of experts to discuss tips for outstanding web design.

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From The Shop

How to Get Your Blogging Black Belt: Blog Mastery Conference 2015

This weekend I will be speaking on a panel about website design at the Blog Mastery Conference in downtown Vancouver (April 25th and 26th, 2015). I am looking forward to[...]

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The Art of Marketing Conference

I have a confession to make: I love conferences. The sun was out and it felt like a homecoming of sorts with many of my familiar peers in attendance.[...]

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Testimonials

Forge and Smith were great to work with. They were responsive, efficient, and flexible in meeting our project’s requirements. We are very happy with our new website!

Joshua Zoshi Saltworks Technologies Inc
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Our Results

Could your business benefit from a 40% increase in organic search? Our sites achieve that and more. It’s worth a conversation to set you apart and make you hard to forget. Together, we’ll get your business where it needs to go.

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