Website Design

In recent years I’ve been moving my skill set away from print and towards website design. I’m very interested in new technologies and disciplines, such as user experience (UX) and user-interface design (UI). I find these new disciplines exciting because they are a deeper level of design than mere styling and branding. It’s how and why we use the web, and how to design the most usable websites and applications.

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Website: MANZA

While living in Malaysia from 2010–2012, I designed a replacement website for the Malaysian Australian New Zealand Association. MANZA is a volunteer-run association whose main purpose is to help newly arrives expats ease into Malaysian life. The MANZA website was my first practical application of Information Architecture and content...

Website: Cakes of Taste

Website design for Cakes of Taste, a Melbourne-based collection of cake artists. This project had a tight deadline and budget, and my design concept was created and mocked up within eight hours(!), with a further four needed for refinement and multiple page templates. It was a speedy effort! The design for this site needed to […]

Website: Seek Watercooler Index

Seek.co.nz needed a design for a new section of their website which contained poll questions, answers, and user comments, called Seek Watercooler Index. The concept of the watercooler — a place where people gather to talk and gossip — was brought to us by the client, and thought it would be perfect to make the […]

Website: Prosperity Property

Website design for Prosperity Property, a consulting service for people looking to purchase properties for investment. This design project was part of a larger branding exercise for Prosperity Property, including a logo design and an EDM design. All elements had to work together in a consistent manner, but the website was the piece that...

Website: ExtremePT

Website design for ExtremePT, a highly specialised personal training company, based in Victoria, Australia. ExtremePT differs from many other personal training services because offers high-level, and specialised training to its clientele, and does not service the average person looking to get into shape. The clients are already in shape,...

Website: Bailey’s Bodies

Website concept for Bailey’s Bodies, a personal training and fitness service in Victoria, Australia. The design goals for this site was to give the business an identity, i.e. a ‘look and feel’, and to give potential customers a look into what Bailey’s Bodies is about. The main colours of blues and blacks were used...

Website: Axis Property

Website design for Axis Property. This project was a low budget one, having around 12–16 hours for design concepts and mockups. Fortunately, as a property search website, the concept didn’t need to be too involved graphically. The main aspect to get right in this design was the usability of the website — what does the […]

Website: Windermere Child Services

Website design for Windermere, Melbourne’s most enduring welfare agency. Using the colours from Windermere tree as a starting point, I designed the website with a warm and optimistic feel. The children’s handwriting which makes up the leaves of the Windermere tree was was used throughout to reinforce the feeling of belonging...