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Established in 1997 by Greg Susman – formerly a vice-president and construction manager for a luxury custom home builder in Maryland – GS Design, Inc. works with small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing & communications managers, web hosting companies, and IT professionals to develop practical, unique, cost effective, web-based marketing plans and user-friendly web sites, which rank well in search engines and accurately reflect the needs and goals of the people and businesses they represent.

You are cordially invited to browse our work portfolio, visit our client's web sites, and use the "contact" link in the menu bar at the top of this page to send a message or give us a phone call to discuss your web presence needs.





see the sites...

The age-old saying that “you never get a second change to make a good first impression” is especially relevant when it pertains to your website, where a potential customer’s first impression of you or your business may develop in 6 seconds or less – assuming that new customers or clients actually find your website during their search for the products or services you offer.

With a 19-year history of producing unique and award-winning websites, we take pride in our ability to evaluate search terms, write effective copy, create engaging images, and produce page layouts and menu structures that are easy for human visitors to navigate while optimizing the underlying page code for search engines and web browsers.

Here is a sampling of websites created by gs design,inc. in partnership with some very talented people at their respective organizations.



Established in 1997, this residential construction site has been featured in BusinessWeek, Fine Homebuilding and Builder magazines, Martha Stewart's radio program, books on...

BEANS Coffee Shop Gallery

BEANS Coffee Shop Gallery in Bolsover, UK

BEANS Coffee Shop, Art Gallery, Local Artist Workshop and Art Classes in Bolsover, in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England runs on Wordpress.

Arbormasters, Inc.

A family owned tree, shrub, landscape and emergency services company serving Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County and Howard County since 1979.

Schuster Concrete

Schuster Concrete is a full service concrete manufacturer & supplier with 7 locations serving greater Baltimore, western Maryland, part of West Virginia & southern PA.

Daniel G. Schuster, Inc.

A business management company that provides administration, finance, human resources, payroll, safety, and technology services.

Schuster Construction

Schuster Concrete Construction is an award winning, commercial construction company, with multi-million dollar projects in MD, VA, Delaware & PA. Their new responsive site is in production.

Hunt Valley Auto Body

Hunt Valley Auto Body

Car & truck collision repair, body shop, paint shop and unibody frame specialists in Baltimore County. Their single page site is mobile friendly and to the point.

Skarda and Associates

Structural Engineers & Engineering Design Consultants based in Baltimore, MD. Their site was recently updated to a mobile friendly design using WordPress.

Paul J. Travers

Author, Historian, Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker who's books include 'The Patapsco: Baltimore’s River of History', 'Eyewitness To Infamy: An Oral History of Pearl Harbor' and 'The Cowgirl and The Colts'.

Rockville Nursing Home

This non-profit nursing facility in Montgomery County, provides short and long term care, rehabilitation services, respite care, hospice and palliative care in a small home atmosphere.

Spears/Votta & Associates

Consulting engineering firm specializing in the evaluation and design of Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (M/E/P), fire protection, data networks and telecommunications systems.

McManus Insurance

Local Independent Insurance Agents offering a wide array of specialty policies to clients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia.

Trinmar Contracting

Mechanical Contractors specializing in construction, maintenance and repair of process piping systems, pressure retaining pipe, and ASME code welding and related equipment.


This is a hobby site reflecting the interests of a family member who collects antique rugbeaters. It is updated as time permits, which shows we are pretty busy with other work;-)

Prettyboy Elementary

Established in 1996, this site that included the work of 4th & 5th grade student Computer Club members. It was featured at the 1998 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Diego, California. Unfortunately, it was discontinued when the county school system banned parent volunteer web masters – all of them, honestly, not just me;-)


This is an experimental site used for testing new ideas and WordPress themes. It was named after one of the silly sayings we used to call each other in high school... many years ago.

Your New Website...?

Greg's beard before shaving it off in 2014

Your website should tell your story as quickly as possible. It should grab one's attention and encourage visitors to explore content being offered so they learn about you, your business, and the products or services that you offer. That is exactly what we do - create unique, engaging, user-friendly and cost effective websites, which meet the needs and goals of our clients and quickly become highly ranked in applicable search results.

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gs design, inc.

greg susman - president


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10 Owl Branch Lane

Parkton, MD 21120