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“...incredible usability...”

Travelscape.com had the unique challenge of guiding our users through a very complex transaction in a simple and well defined way. XPLANE's approach gave Travelscape incredible usability and also has earned our site many awards for ease of use and simplicity. Since the implementation of XPLANE's design work, our sales have continually broke our most optimistic growth expectations.

I highly recommend XPLANE to create and simplify the most complex of web designs.

Tim Poster
Chairman and CEO

“...innovation, success...”

XPLANE's people are creative, talented and dedicated to delivering great work. They brought just what we were looking for to our project, one great innovation after another. That's what made our project a success.

Peter Gray
James Burke's Connections

“...a crucial component...”

XPLANE has been a crucial component in helping INTERSHOP explain its business models and technical architecture. We had many different illustrations before and always had consistency problems. Now, the graphics XPLANE created are used universally throughout our global company. They have helped every employee understand our business processes and be able to coherently explain those processes to any customer.

Heidi Knightstep
Advertising and Creative Manager

“...tremendous, elegant...”

XPLANE helped us develop content and graphics for our most recent fund launch, the Munder @Vantage fund. At the outset we knew this project would involve many different messages and media types. As is typically the case we were dealing with an impossibly short deadline. XPLANE greatly exceeded our expectations, delivering creative and insightful graphics and text on or before deadline. Further, they provided tremendous production help without the unpleasant surprises that we have encountered with other partners. I highly recommend this creative team to anyone looking to illustrate a complex or difficult concept in an elegant way.

Paul Cook
CFA — Senior Portfolio Manager, Munder @Vantage Fund
Munder Capital Management

“...absolutely FANTASTIC...”

The XPLANE Digimarc graphic is GREAT. Digimarc's CEO started every presentation with it... I have to tell you that XPLANE was absolutely FANTASTIC to work with — especially considering the tight timeframe we were working under. I am utterly impressed and have been recommending you guys to everyone.

Rebecca Haas
Account Manager, The Weber Group
Representing Digimarc


We used XPLANE to significantly advance our customers' understanding of our company. They are creative, can-do and fabulous. XPLANE's information architecture skills, talents and sensibilities are the best. Innovative companies need XPLANE's help to tell their rich story in this complex ever changing, fast paced, visual and dynamic world.

Michael Doyle
Chairman & CEO

“...smart, visionary, engaging, fun...”

Here's what the people at XPLANE are like: Smart. Visionary. Responsive. Great listeners who absorb what you're saying, even when you don't even realize it yourself.

Here's what it's like to work with them: Engaging. Challenging (they won't let you be a sloppy thinker). Fun. Rewarding.

Jon Zilber
Editor in Chief

“...capture the essence...”

XPLANE was able to capture the essence of what LiveData does in clear, crisp diagrams. I'm convinced XPLANE's work has been a key factor in our growth and success. Anyone who needs to communicate the value proposition of a complex product, service, or solution ought to go to XPLANE.

Jeff Robbins
President & CEO
LiveData, Inc.

“...head and shoulders above...”

If you're like me for a long time you struggled with two realities — the web site you had and the web site you wished you had. XPLANE turned my Internet frustrations into Internet fantasies. Not a day goes by where I don't get an eMail complimenting my site.

But more than that, XPLANE helped me to reposition my entire brand. I don't gush often, but XPLANE is head and shoulders above anyone else on the web or in print.

Bob Rosner
Syndicated columnist, author, and speaker
Founder, WorkingWounded.com

“...expertise and creativity...”

When I sat down with XPLANE, I'd just been assigned the job of managing “Gadget,” a technology newsletter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. At that point I knew I wanted to revamp Gadget, but I had only the vaguest idea of what the finished product would look like. After kicking around several ideas, we decided a Web site made more sense than the old printed version.

I didn't have any experience publishing on the Web, but with XPLANE's expertise and creativity as a guide, I think we came up with a very dynamic, informative and exciting intranet site. XPLANE's design is clean, easy to use and easy to manage. No matter what ideas I threw at XPLANE, they were able to meet my needs — and they added a lot of great features to the site that never would have occurred to me. I learned a lot. Working with XPLANE has been terrific, and I look forward to collaborating with them in the future.

Charles Shipman
Ass't Director, News Research / Editor, Gadget
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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“...great influence...”

XPLANE has been a great influence on the development and branding of GlobalStreams. From our early development, XPLANE has worked with us on bringing value to numerous parts of our business including GlobalStreams Magazine as well as our overall branding.

XPLANE has worked very closely with our management team to understand our strategic vision and by their key involvement, they were able to weave our branding to match our business strategy. XPLANE is currently working with GlobalStreams on a vision map that we are incorporating into presentations as well as our business plan.

Jason Loyet

“...high-impact marketing tool...”

Telling our story to prospects and the media has always been a serious challenge. With one graphic, XPLANE gave us a high-impact marketing tool that not only describes our complex service but also illustates the value that EmployeeMatters provides to its customers. We're sure this will go a long way to help people understand and get excited about EmployeeMatters. If we could draw a picture to thank XPLANE any more, we would.

Dave Mendelson
Manager, Client Acquisition

“...invaluable, very creative...”

XPLANE helped Clareon describe a complex business process with simple terms and clever graphics our customers, prospects, vendors and partners could understand and appreciate. In addition, their work has proven invaluable in helping us position our product vis-à-vis our competition. We have used their work in multiple applications including our website, printed collateral material and sales presentations. Working with XPLANE has been a very easy process. They worked comfortably on a very steep learning curve and used a very creative approach to addressing our issue.

David A. Goldberg

“...graphical virtuosity...”

XPLANE's graphical virtuosity is well known and self-evident from its portfolio. Less obvious, but tremendously beneficial, is its ability to help companies define and refine marketing messages. Before committing ideas to pixels, XPLANE provided tremendous value to us in a horrifically condensed time frame as we worked side by side to clarify our brand concepts and the sort of graphics that would best convey them.

Imagine what they can do if you grant them enough time!

David Zweig
VP, Business Development


I loved the final product. In fact, I asked Marketing to produce the piece in mass quantities as soon as possible to use it in lieu of the collateral we were using.

The feedback from Marketing was phenomenal. They said your team was easy to work with, responsive, fast and they loved the end result. My perspective (sales being marketing's customer in this case) is you “got it.”

I asked them to be completely honest with me about their experience working with your team so that I could provide some honest feedback; constructive and complimentary. Having said that, they could not think of any constructive feedback, just kudos. If you ever need a reference, it sounds like you can use us! ;)

Pam Nicastro
Senior Director, Sales

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