Your Designer

“I’m Vanessa Wood. I’m your web designer”

vanessa-wood-blogI’m Vanessa Wood the owner of Design to Spec LLC. I’ve lived in CT for over 15 years and have been helping Fairfield County clients to grow their business through web development since 2002.  I’m not your everyday designer. I have a strong business background and a rather unique history of strategy and planning to achieve business goals. Attention to key details makes me good at building websites that fit your business.

Because Design to Spec doesn’t work with just one kind of client, you’ll benefit from the depth of web knowledge that has made many different kinds of businesses work online!
  • HTML Certified Web Designer and Web Master
  • WordPress Designer and Developer  (blogs, SEO, content management)
  • Blogger and Blogging Coach
  • more than 15 years experience designing websites

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The Geek

If it’s technical knowledge you want, Vanessa has it. A geek at heart, she loves technology, and stays up-to-date of the latest web developments. Trust Vanessa to get your website build right– it’s the first step to keeping visitors on your website!

The Entrepreneur

Having launched and managed a corporate investigation team which saved millions, you can understand where her ability to ask the right business questions stems from. Vanessa writes on web topics as an expert author on and she is an avid blogger on web topics.

The Artist

Vanessa studied design and illustration in California at Otis Art Institute/Parson School of Design and in the UK at the University of Stirling, Scotland. Vanessa’s design style has a sense of joi d’vive, influenced by the playful artist Corita Kent. Design has one goal on website– to engage. It’s the design that keeps web visitors on the site and pulls them through the pages you want them to see.

The Philosopher

Vanessa is a strategist, a thinker, and a philosopher — though always down-to-Earth. She works with her clients using what she has termed a “global perspective” in which all sides of her client’s business and needs are considered. This process helps Vanessa meet the client’s objectives and results in high quality work that successfully hits the mark.