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.

Website migration template for Sketch

11 November 2018 Web Design SketchApp

Website migration template for Sketch

Website migrations can be a tricky task and depending on the size of the project, require some advanced planning. I’ve completed quite a few migrations during my career, and have always spent some time before...

Ecommerce - Where do I start?

26 October 2018 Ecommerce Project Web Design Shopify

Ecommerce - Where do I start?

By now you should know which ecommerce platform you’re going to use for your online store and now the hard work begins. But where do you start? Before any design or development begins on your...

Currency app UI design & illustration

12 October 2018 UI Design Illustration Mobile App Design

Currency app UI design & illustration

I designed the user interface for a currency monitoring app for Android which also involved creating a set of illustrations for each screen. The UI was designed within Sketch, and the illustrations were all created...

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...