Helping do-good
organizations
do more good

Tanager is a creative technology firm working exclusively with environmental and community organizations.

We help our clients change the world through Creative Strategy, Web and Digital Design, Brand and Graphic Design, and Technology services.

If you're the curious type, you can read more about the founding of Tanager (and find out what a Tanager is) here.

Our Values

Work only with clients and people whom we truly believe in

Make things that are built for a constantly evolving world

Take the long view

Be inclusive and create inclusivity

Make nature a part of our practice

Be sustainable

Giving Back

Tanager donates 2% of all profits to local environmental and nature organizations.

Community Nature Walks

Join us for a free walk to explore natural spaces in Rhode Island and experience the therapeutic and restorative power of nature.

The Tanager Flock

We created Tanager to work exclusively with organizations building a brighter future for humans, our environment, and wildlife.

Our client collaborations range in size, shape, and color.
Here are some problems we solve for our clients:

Realign your website (and digital presence) with your renewed mission and strategic plan.

Reinvigorate your brand so members, funders, and partners trust you deeply and want to contribute to your cause.

Build bridges between disparate technology systems to save your team time, stress, errors, and money.

Communicate your research and work in a new accessible, and engaging way.

Develop creative and technological strategies for sustainably adapting to change

Selected Projects

World Oceans Day Website and Events Database

We built a platform to help people around the world connect and engage around one of our most precious resources - our oceans.

Technical Strategy, Web Design, Web Development, Custom Software

Dam Atlas

Communities struggle to make decisions around historic dams, which can have environmental, social, and economic impacts. Enter the Dam Atlas, a set of knowledge, strategies, tools, and maps to help communities make informed decisions about their dams.

Technology Strategy, Identity Design, Web Design, Web Development

Blue Backyard Campaign

This web campaign was a partnership with The Ocean Project and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to help raise awareness and public engagement around the selection of our country's next National Marine Sanctuary.

Creative Direction, Branding, Web Design, Web Development

The Avenue Concept Website and Artworks Database

To expand and deepen this non-profit public art incubator's audience - we redesigned their brand and website and developed a new collection management system.

Identity Design, Web Design, Web Development, Custom Software Integration

Harvard Green Prize Multisite System

We organized a set of disparate websites into one consolidated platform, and created unique designs for each site, celebrating this biennial urban design prize.

Information Architecture, Web Design, Web Development

Newport Art Museum Website and CRM

A transformational website and CRM redesign that improved member experience and armed the museum with robust new tools to engage and delight their members.

Visual Identity, Information Architecture, Web Design, Web Development, CRM Development, CRM Integration

Leadership Rhode Island Website

LRI has big ambitions, and they needed their image to reflect that ambition. We reinvigorated their brand with some tactical touch-ups to their identity, and a completely reimagined website.

Identity Design, Web Design, Web Development

Smithsonian Institution Digital Platforms

This family of websites, web apps and mobile apps helped the Laboratory for Visual Learning publish critical scientific research about learning disabilities such as dyslexia, in an accessible and shareable manner.

Graphic Design, Content Strategy, User Experience Design, Software Development

Masks RI Website

In a rapid response to COVID-19, we teamed with RI Commerce, Polaris MEP, and DESIGNxRI to design and develop this rapid-response website to help local mask suppliers connect with local mask buyers.

Strategy, Web Design, Web Development, Custom Integrations