&Threads Online Fashion Boutique

&Threads Online Fashion Boutique

I’ve been working on the &Threads Ecommerce store since January 2014. It takes a long time to build a startup from the ground up and I have a lot of respect for anyone who has done it. I’m not saying I didn’t have respect for startup founders before, I think appreciating the work is different to […]

Twitter Image PSD Template

Twitter-Image-Template-PSD

It happens quite a lot on Twitter: you’ll be scrolling through your feed and there are a bunch of images. Loads of images. Some stand out more than others. This presents a problem if you are in the game of producing assets that are published to Twitter. You’ll want to produce the images that stand out, […]

The Impact Of Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads in South Africa

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last few years it’s virtually impossible to ignore just how fast Facebook has grown. The social network has become ubiquitous in internet users’ personal lives, and most digital professionals’ lives too. The speed at which the social network has grown is impressive, so I thought I’d take some time […]

Multiple Instagram Accounts on iOS

Multiple Instagram Accounts On An iPhone

Helping clients manage their digital profiles is a reality many digital professional face these days. Facebook and Twitter have made it easy to switch between accounts, but apps like Instagram, Vine and Snapchat require you to log in and out each time you want to switch profiles. This process doesn’t exactly encourage you to proactively change […]

Cart Republic MVP

Cart Republic Logo

I am proud to share a project I built  called Cart Republic. The project was a brain child of a few things from my design process coming together but the final motivation (for spending the time to build it) was a chat I had with Rob Hope who made One Page Love. Why? When starting an eCommerce […]

Kurt Geiger (Summer 2014)

Kurt Geiger Summer 2014

I’ve worked with Kurt Geiger since 2010 developing their digital assets. This design is the 5th iteration of the Magento eCommerce website for their 2014 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. Kurt Geiger is […]

80/20 Rule

80 20 rule

“A high percentage of effects in any large system are caused by a low percentage of variables” 80/20 Rule – also known as Pareto’s Principle, and Vital Few and Trivial Many Rule. The 80/20 rule can be observed in most parts of life. If (like me) you google it you’ll see just how many topics there […]

The 6 Pillars of Successful eCommerce

Pillars Of Ecommerce

I’ve been working in eCommerce for a while and I thought I’d share the some of the lessons I’ve learned about the fundamentals of eCommerce along the way. As with any blog post I don’t expect to cover everything – this is not an exhaustive list. The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but […]

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 […]