We heart open source

All of our websites are built with open source technology. You’ll love it because these robust platforms are easy for teams to use, highly customizable, and scalable for a variety of needs. Open source gives mighty power to all our clients from nonprofits to businesses.

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WordPress powers over 74 million websites and is the most popular open source publishing platform worldwide. Nonprofit websites such as National Geographic and Charity Water use WordPress. Community driven by thousands of developers, it’s ideal for small to large organizations wanting a system that’s easy to use and offers high ability for customization. Learn More ›

Drupal is a content management software that’s very powerful and scalable. It’s ideal for medium to large organizations needing complex functionality such as memberships, third-party integrations, and custom modules. The Drupal community is strong with over one million developers, designers, and strategists helping to maintain and improve the platform. Learn More ›

Craft is a content-first CMS that aims to make life enjoyable for developers and content managers alike. Craft features Matrix which is powerful field type that enables a new level of content flexibility. It’s great for when you need to store repeating content, or string multiple types of content together. Learn More ›

Good people who give a damn.


ILLUSIO has deep roots crafting custom websites using WordPress, Drupal, and Craft. We also jam at graphic design so your marketing needs are well covered with over 17 years of experience in the design wilderness. Think it – we can design and print it: ads, brochures, business cards, posters, t-shirts, packaging, and much more.

We’re proud to create for clients doing their part for our planet and its people. We dedicate our time, energy, and expertise to strengthening our community, and love creating tools to help our clients do the same. If you give a damn about making the world a better place, let’s connect.

Chuck Spidell

Bossman & Visual Designer

Chuck is the founder of ILLUSIO and has been crafting digital goods for over 17 years. He’s masterful at designing websites and has an extensive background in graphic design for print. Chuck’s big on transforming complex information into design solutions that are purposeful and simple.

Laura Spidell

Creative Gatekeeper

From project management and WordPress production, to reviewing RFPs and writing proposals – Laura is our planner to the max. She ensures that the biz is running smoothly, while our team focuses on providing mighty work for our clients.

Lars Faye

WordPress Code Slayer

A dedicated life long techie and digital virtuoso, Lars has been working with computers before Apple became a household brand. From hardware, software, networking, to hosting – Lars delivers over eight years of solid skills. He’s a master at building responsive WordPress websites that deliver on the front and back-end.

Allison Levine

WordPress Coding Pro

Allison has been building custom WordPress sites for nonprofits, small businesses, and startups for over five years. She’s laser-focused on creating better user experiences to people everywhere. And she’s got some serious coding chops: building WordPress plugins and pushing unexpected ideas into development.

Tom Wheeler

Drupal Web Guru

With over 15 years web of development skills, Tom is one talented Drupal and custom PHP expert. Industries tackled: nonprofit, social collaboration, online magazines, retail, and education. Tom is also a professor at the Art Institute of Portland, teaching college-level courses in website development for 10 years.