Richard Munter and Jessica Westermann lead the unique partnership of Munter Westermann Arts & Media.  A cross-functional team, Munter Westermann has developed communication materials for leading environmental, arts, and service organizations.  We have expertise and extensive experience across multiple disciplines allowing us to design for and deliver optimally across different media.

Richard works on all stages of production including concept development, execution, and delivery on web, video, design, and performance projects. Learn more about Richard.

Jessica’s background lies in performing arts and administration.  She has a particular focus on instruction, design, and planning. Learn more about Jessica.

Richard Munter

Richard Munter

Jessica Westermann

Jessica Westermann


Engage visitors with Interactive Charts

Engage visitors with Interactive Charts

Straight up tables of numbers can be incredibly dry and hard to understand. By converting these statistics into interactive graphs and charts, I’m giving site visitors a better way to engage with and understand the data.


Why Story Matters & How to Use It

At bedtime, my children love when I tell a ‘Jacob and Anna’ story – an adventure, made-up on the spot, that stars them. They have ridden dragons, been shrunk to the size of an ant, met elves, and orbited the moon.

10 years

How my Life Changed Twice 10 Years Ago

My life turned upside down twice in the summer of 2005. In June 2005, I worked as Creative Director at a small design agency. It was a sleepy day at the office, when my boss called the staff into a meeting and told us all a surprising piece of news.


Choosing a Theme for your WordPress Site

So, you’re thinking about building a WordPress site but you don’t know what it should look like? Been there… and I’ve learned a few things along the way. The template or design for your WordPress site is called a Theme and there are literally thousands to choose from.


Your website – your digital signpost

I like to think of a website as a digital signpost. Even if it’s only a single page – it’s a way for people to find you and connect with you. Obviously, it can be much more than that but when getting started, all your website needs to be is a single page. Your classic under construction page (not my favorite thing), can start as a contact page and then be replaced by the full site.


Website and PDF Accessibility

Making and keeping your website accessible to all visitors is important not only to meet Ontario’s accessibility requirements but also ethically, to make information available to all site users regardless of disabilities they may have.


File formats for the Web

What is the best image file format? How do we strike a balance between appearance and file size? We can compress a file greatly to reduce its file size but then it may not look very good. Here are some factors to consider and how to decide what file format to use.