Metaphor Lab is a design and engineering firm specializing in the craft of great user experiences, both online and offline.

The Lab was founded by Thomas Hamlin with the aim of serving worthwhile causes and providing innovative solutions for a wide variety of private, public, and non-profit organizations.

We specialize in proven technologies based on open standards and licensing models, delivering products of superior durability and flexibility. Areas of expertise include GNU/Linux, Python, Javascript, CSS and web standards, web services, and a variety of high-performance databases and web frameworks.

In collaboration with our clients and partners, we produce:

  • interactive web apps
  • user interface design
  • scalable, high performance web sites
  • graphic design for web and other mediums
  • unique branding and communication strategies

We are interested in all manner of creative engagements and can be reached at: