Exceptional web design & development.

Interface Design

Our sites are a pleasure to use. We take pride in quality user interface design.

Graphic Design

Detailed graphics and refined typography go a long way to make your project stand out from the competition.

Web Application Development

We design and build simple, robust software for the web. Our online databases, registration systems, e-commerce, and content management systems help you do business online.

Recent Work: Hullo Pillow

Hullo Buckwheat Pillow website screenshot

Hullo is a simple, natural pillow designed for comfort. Figureground has built a successful web presence for this company manufacturing buckwheat pillows in the USA.

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About Figureground

Figureground is a small design studio and consultancy founded by Nick Zlonis in 1999. Since that time, Nick has developed innovative online solutions for clients including 3M, Thomson Reuters, the University of Minnesota, and Salon.com.

Nick’s work has been featured in design magazines such as IDANDA and Netdiver and books including Convergences: Message Method Medium by Robert Atwan. Nick received a Master's Degree in Communication Design/Digital Design from Pratt Institute in 2000.