Advice For New Designers

Starting out as a designer is hard, the hours are long, it requires a great deal of dedication and you’re not going to get very far without talent. I’ve got some tips for talented designers who want to get a little bit further. Some are about developing soft skills and other is procedure, but I […]

What Makes Retailers Great in a Digital Age

What Makes Retailers Great in a Digital Age

The UK’s best and worst shops were revealed by Which? recently and it is interesting to go through the findings and see what makes retailers great in a digital age. A trend in retail currently is businesses becoming more digitally enabled. But digital is complicated. A line I came up with in a digital strategy presentation for a major […]

How Operational Changes Can Boost Online Sales


When trying to improve revenue on an eCommerce website the focus for digital agencies tends to be on improving the funnel. After all, tactics that are designed to improve the funnel should lead to increased revenue. This includes things like making buttons clearer, doing usability studies, improving page-load speeds and so on. Even if the changes result in […]

Notes from Wordcamp Cape Town 2013

Wordcamp Cape Town 2013

Yesterday I went to the Wordcamp Cape Town 2013. It was a lovely experience and day out of the office. Firstly whoever had the idea to book Nicholas Smal & Gareth Allison as the MC’s had a stroke of genius. They brought great comedy, woven with a tasteful level of nerdiness that the audience loved. From […]

Crowdtilt App Concept Design

Crowdtilt iOS App Design

Crowd Tilt is a startup in San Francisco that provides a platform for groups to fund anything they want. They have have had a few rounds of funding that puts them into the tens of millions of dollars ballpark and have all the right names on their investor list. I was very privileged to be […]

Kurt Geiger Website (Summer 2013)

Summer 2013 Homepage Design

I’ve worked with Kurt Geiger since 2010 developing their digital assets. This design is the 4th iteration of the Magento eCommerce website for their 2013 Summer Collection launch. This seasons design was iterative and meant to polish and improve on various user experience elements of the site and introduce the new seasonal feel. Responsibilities include: […]

Turnpics Smartphone Site

Smartphone Website Design and Development

Turnpics is a South African company that provides a service which generates “interactive, seamless 360˚ product experiences”. They have software that takes pictures of anything in 360˚ and then they create an interactive digital version of it to put it online. If you ever had doubts about your online store providing enough sway for users […]

Another Personal Website Redesign

My Website Update

A lot of people more successful than me have been touting the benefits of blogging regularly. I am particularly bad at keeping a journal or writing down the insightful things that fill my head. Except for paying clients, in which case I am pretty good. Recently I’ve been doing a lot more flat and thin […]

Why you should send your staff to SxSW Interactive


Recently I decided I wanted to learn more and get out the office, so I thought I’d go to a conference. I was not lucky enough to get the company I was working with to pay, so price was a big factor – individuals rarely have conference budgets (at least I do not know any […]

Quant Advisor UX Design

Quant Advisor Insight Report Area Chart

I did some data visualisation and UX concept work for a startup in Austin, Texas called QuantAdvisor. I worked closely with the CEO and product team to incorporate more useful visual data for investors portfolios. Screenshots below.