Jake Dow-Smith Studio designs & builds unique, memorable websites for forward-thinking artists.

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You'll find our work featured on It's Nice That [1][2] and Lecture in Progress, as well as sites like SiteInspire, Hover States and many others.

We develop strategies, conceptualise visuals and build engaging experiences for online shops, editorial platforms, digital products & tools, lookbooks, portfolios and everything in-between.


Second Cousins Ltd. trading as Jake Dow-Smith Studio. Registered in England & Wales. Company № 8509348.

LFE Inc.

Design and build of an ever expanding website for Los Feliz Engineering.


Design and build of a generative composition and website for Fig.


E-commerce for British luxury jacket designer, Lavenham.

Platform Seven

We designed and built a bold new website for Platform Seven.

Fred Perry

We create special interactive projects for Fred Perry.

Sam Hofman

Design and build of a minimal portfolio for photographer Sam Hofman.

Sam Skinner

Website design and build for the London-based producer, curator and artist.

Julien Tavel

Design and build of a new portfolio for photographer and director Julien Tavel.

Ultra Studio

Design and build of a new website for London-based motion graphics and animation studio.

Jonty Davies

Website design and build for photographer and director, Jonty Davies.

Edgar Schmitz

A micro-site to promote a new art exhibition in Shanghai.

Publish Something Online

Published these tools and resources to encourage students to self-publish on the internet.

Leila McGlew

Design and build of an emoji-heavy microsite for creative strategist Leila McGlew.

Torque Editions

Website design and build for itinerant publisher and curatorial platform, Torque.

Joyce Wang Studio

New website for Hong Kong based interior design studio, with Future Corp.

Studio Aves

Design and development for London-based typography specialists, Studio Aves.


Design and development for London-based retouching studio.

Mother Design

Development of a website for the design studio of agency Mother, with No Plans.


Website for international architecture and research studio.

Adam Andrascik

An online lookbook for fashion designer Adam Andrascik.

Forty Eight Point One

Design and build of a new website for creative agency 48.1.

A Common Practice

Interactive design and development for a new online-only arts magazine.

Emmanuelle Goutal Studio

Website design and build for London-based graphic design studio.


Website for the international curatorial initiative.

Stephane Carcy

Website for art and creative director.

New Materialism

An online archive for an EU funded multi-year project exploring how matter comes to matter.

Data & Society

Design and development of an interactive annual report for New York non-profit.

Angewandte Innovation Lab

Design and development for Vienna based arts institution.

Felicia Honkasalo

Design and development for the Helsinki-based artist.

Sam Williams Studio

Design and development for visual direction studio.

Ambient Website

A particularly ambient website.

Structured Pictures

We designed and built a Dropbox-powered image management app.

Atelier Dreibholz

Website for Vienna-based typographic design practice.

List View

A content management system powered by Google Docs.

Regular VIPs

A decade-long journal of contemporary photography.

Scatter Club

A Chrome extension to reimagine layouts for short attention spans.