We created Madestack to give small businesses beautiful, highly functional websites quickly, easily, and affordably. The worldwide web isn’t everyone’s strength, but it is our area of expertise. We take the guesswork out of your website so you can focus on what you do best: running your business, cooking delicious food, and filling hungry bellies.
Danielle LeComte, Development
Danielle has been building websites since the days of Netscape Navigator. She began working at agencies and large media companies as a hybrid designer and developer before founding Spark Creative, a web development company that helps designers and businesses build amazing web presences. She has a sweet spot for food, health, and entertainment projects, often working collaboratively with talented designers and agencies to bring projects full circle.
Danielle's extensive skill set is backed by more than a decade of experience. She has worked with world-class clients such as Venus Williams, The Virginian-Pilot, Michigan State University, AIGA, and The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, where her work was nominated for a Webby Award. Danielle has a B.S. in computer engineering from Michigan State University and a B.S. in web application development from Capella University.
She loves spending time in the kitchen, on the beach, and taking in live music.
Nicole LaFave, Design
Nicole believes in beautiful and utilitarian design. She runs Design Womb, a Chicago-based full-service branding and design studio, where she works on an array of branding, web, and packaging design projects around the globe. Nicole has successfully contributed to the launch, branding, and design of 10 food trucks. Her studio's focus is geared at the food, beauty, and consumer product industries.
With over a decade of experience, her award-winning design work has been featured in publications such as Print Magazine, Communication Arts, Pie Books, and Vogue. Nicole received a B.F.A. from Wayne State University in Detroit and holds both an A.A. in footwear design and an A.A. in knitwear design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Nicole also co-founded Omelle luxury footwear and designed fancy Italian-made shoes for a while.
She loves pugs (especially her own), nice furniture, and gummy candy.