Black Friday 2015 – billion pound online shopping day

Well if you hadn’t already heard, tomorrow Friday 27th November 2015 is Black Friday.

This is now a major event in the retail calendar and many might argue the consumer buying public calendar where toys, electricals, gadgets, gizmos and general christmas gifts are sold at seemingly discounted prices. In previous years it’s also seen a flurry of panic buying, fights and even shop closures instore but what entails for the retailers and consumers concentrating with online sales? Will figures rise or fall with the impending website downtime due to high server demand. Well according to Experian-IMRG, online retailers are looking at hitting the £1 billion mark on Black Friday here in the UK!

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Leather Loop website

Leather Loop, is a new UK online e-commerce shop selling leather belts and jewellery for men and women which I designed, built and launched in June 2011.

I was approached by Leather Loop to create a new online e-commerce store targeting male and female customers between the ages of 18-35. The brief also required me to design their logo, set-up email accounts, as well as design and setup their Twitter and Facebook accounts. The logo created for the new business was designed to reflect the nature of the products and appeal to the younger generation. The two o’s in the name ‘loop’ we’re connected together to signify a double loop. The website template includes leather textures in the background to correspond with the leather products. Continue reading “Leather Loop website”

The Modern Language School website

In June 2011, I designed and built a new website for The Modern Language School, advertising their new business of teaching French, Italian and Spanish languages.

My clients wanted a modern design to their website to give them the edge over their competitors, as well as highlight course details and provide useful information direct from the homepage. I provided them with a clean design, focusing on simple navigation, as well as engaging page banners and interactive Google maps for directions. Continue reading “The Modern Language School website”