How's this work?
I don't really know what you're asking there. Can you be more specific?
This website was entirely coded by hand, and the graphics were created in Inkscape with minor editing in Photoshop (actually, just the header image). The visual emphasis is on simplicity. The message is more important that eye-candy (though I hope the appearance is at least a little pleasing).
You've got thirteen years to spread the word.