I design .

I'm Ketan ‐ A Melbourne web designer, developer and illustrator with 20 years industry experience.

Journal

My journal, a collection of my design work, inspiration, discoveries and personal experiences in running a business.

Please do not send me requests for "publishing opportunities on my website" or link placements - they will be ignored.

My project process for designing websites and apps

7 October 2018 Project Web Design Wireframing

My project process for designing websites and apps

This is my typical process for designing and building a new website. It briefly describes each step of the project, what’s required and what it entails. 1. Project Brief The client and I discuss the...

How working from Australia benefits my UK clients

3 October 2018 Business Freelancing Remote Working

How working from Australia benefits my UK clients

I have quite a few UK based clients, so when I moved to Melbourne, Australia with my family in 2016, I wasn’t sure how my working week would go. Working during the night while the...

Blood app UI design for Android

27 September 2018 UI Design Mobile App Design Icon Design

Blood app UI design for Android

I designed the branding and user interface for a blood pressure logging app for Android. All the artwork was created in Sketch. Onboarding Dashboard Recording pressure Guide Icons & illustrations

25 September 2018 shopify ecommerce business

Is Shopify right for you?

Shopify is a popular ecommerce platform which powers over 600,000 businesses across the world. It has some great features and a very well designed admin that makes running your store a breeze. Is it the...

20 September 2018 UX design ecommerce

An example of poor UX design in ecommerce

Not too long ago I was invited to meet with a clothing company to discuss some fundamental improvements to their Shopify website. Disappointingly, after two hours of driving and an unproductive 10-minute meeting (where their...

Buckingham Cookware brochure design

19 September 2018 Project Graphic Design

Buckingham Cookware brochure design

Buckingham specialises in manufacturing professional cookware. Their range includes cast iron and stainless steel cookware, cutlery, storage and pet ware. For this project, I was asked to design a 60-page product brochure that contained their...

42caps branding & website design

18 September 2018 Project Web Design Logo Design

42caps branding & website design

Recently I designed the branding and UI concept for a small baseball cap ecommerce store. I wanted to create something that was different, straightforward, clean and minimalistic. The “42caps” name was inspired by the true...

Learn2 Core Task handbook design

18 September 2018 Project Graphic Design

Learn2 Core Task handbook design

I designed the National Curriculum PE Core Task Handbook for The Learn2 Group which features over 200 resources aimed at improving children’s teamwork, fitness and general skills. To make the materials more engaging to the...