Nokogiri Sushi

  • Nokogiri Sushi logo
  • Nokogiri Sushi homepage

Sushi restaurant built as a student group project. Logo design and frontend styling were mine — the site’s textures are created with the Kanji for nokogiri (nokogiri is both a Japanese saw and a Ruby gem) and triangles, a subtle nod to the teeth of the saw. Our group joke was that our restaurant was helmed by a Japanese-Coloradoan lumberjack sushi master who did his chopping with a nokogiri. The color palette was designed to take a supportive backseat to the bright, appealing colors of the fresh sushi. This project was an excellent way to really take apart and examine a user flow that we all take for granted — building something as familiar as online food ordering functionality from scratch was a valuable learning experience, especially when it came to efficient database design and quality UX.