I design .

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

Design Archive

Here's a catalogue of all the past work I created for clients, my business or just designs I was playing around with. A lot of this work goes as far back as 1998 and is in no particular order.

I'm still digging projects out from old sources, so this page is a work in progress.

2001 - 2010


Jobs at Ashton Billboard advertising design.

Jobs at Ashton Billboard advertising design.

2001


A billboard designed for a jobs/careers project of Tameside Council (UK). I designed and built their website too which used the same design style.

Bolton Community Festival Poster.

Bolton Community Festival Poster.

2002


I voluntarily designed this A4 poster for a Community Festival that took place in Bolton, UK. The event was supported by Bolton Metropolitan Council's, Education and Culture project.

QuickDuct Ltd website design.

QuickDuct Ltd website design.

2004


Design for QuickDuct, a dust and fume extraction equipment website. The website was built using the Adobe Contribute CMS software allowing the client to update their website content.

Prescription4Pets ecommerce website.

Prescription4Pets ecommerce website.

2005


I designed the website for this online pets prescription service. I remember this project well because the wife of the client was also a Graphic Designer (mainly dealing in print media) and wanted to use her design for the website. Needless to say, relations got a bit weird when my design was chosen!

Synergy Associates static website.

Synergy Associates static website.

2006


Design for a static website built using Adobe Contribute CMS.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.1 - Front cover.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.1 - Front cover.

2006


Front cover design for a CD inlay for Rochdale musician Will Tang. I actually picked up a copy of this in Hong Kong!

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.2 - Inside cover.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.2 - Inside cover.

2006


Inside cover design for a CD inlay.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.3 - Inside spread.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.3 - Inside spread.

2006


Inside design for a CD inlay.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.4 - Cover.

Will Tang CD inlay design Pt.4 - Cover.

2006


Outside design for a CD booklet. The designs were created using a combination of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Will Tang CD inlay design - Rear cover.

Will Tang CD inlay design - Rear cover.

2006


Rear design for a CD inlay.

Interquartz website design.

Interquartz website design.

2006


Website design for a VoIP telecoms company. This was a challenging design project because the client had many products and a lot of content for each one.

Careers leaflet for Zen Internet.

Careers leaflet for Zen Internet.

2007


Design for a printed folding leaflet advertising careers at Zen Internet. This was designed using a combination of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

Full page Ad for Zen Internet.

Full page Ad for Zen Internet.

2007


An A4 full page design for Zen Internet which featured in PC Pro magazine, created in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Full page Ad for Zen Internet.

Full page Ad for Zen Internet.

2007


An A4 full page design for Zen Internet which featured in PC Pro magazine, created in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Buckingham Cookware website.

Buckingham Cookware website.

2007


Wordpress website for Buckingham Cookware.

Design for LeagueRepublic's website.

Design for LeagueRepublic's website.

2007


Design for LeagueRepublic's website.

Close up of the hero banner I created for LeagueRepublic's new website.

Close up of the hero banner I created for LeagueRepublic's new website.

2007


Close up of the hero banner I created for LeagueRepublic's new website.

Marcus Oleniuk flash website.

Marcus Oleniuk flash website.

2007


A Flash website built for the, then Hong Kong based photographer, Marcus Oleniuk. The website was featured in the Web Design Index publication. I wrote all the ActionScript back then, when Flash was a very popular design tool.

Product packaging and brochure designs for Buckingham Cookware.

Product packaging and brochure designs for Buckingham Cookware.

2008


I designed over 100 boxes for their product range, many of which were displayed in Debenhams and BHS department stores. I also designed a 64 page glossy brochure/catalogue for Buckingham Cookware's large product range.

Hero banner for Dubbed Creative.

Hero banner for Dubbed Creative.

2008


A hero image for the second version of my website during my earlier years of freelancing. The concept behind this design was to show how all the websites I designed had their own personality, unlike to today where all websites practically look the same.

Nam Ploy Thai restaurant website design.

Nam Ploy Thai restaurant website design.

2008


I designed and built the static website for Thai restaurant, Nam Ploy. They were very popular at the time and were regular visited by the Bolton Wanderers FC players. This was one of my best designs at the time, and the branding was consistent with the menus and design of the restaurant's interior. The website even had some Thai music playing in the background!

Arch Forms Lifecycle Manager website design.

Arch Forms Lifecycle Manager website design.

2009


I designed and built this website designed using Wordpress. As with any Wordpress website, I always built the theme from scratch to ensure it was coded cleanly and remained quick.

Carcraft Green Cars micro-site.

Carcraft Green Cars micro-site.

2009


I designed this small static website, including the illustration, for Carcraft - the largest car supermarket in the UK at the time.

Carcraft First Car micro-site.

Carcraft First Car micro-site.

2009


This was the second static micro-site I designed and built for Carcraft. These small static websites were used in TV/radio advertising campaigns.

Carcraft Family Car micro-site.

Carcraft Family Car micro-site.

2009


The third and final micro-site designed and built for Carcraft. These three small microsites all linked to the main Carcraft website, automatically displaying filtered searches when visitors clicked on the links.

Learn2 Core Task Cards Book.

Learn2 Core Task Cards Book.

2009


I created all the artwork and pages for this 250+ page core task book for the Learn2 group. All the illustrations where created using Adobe Illustrator and the book was put together with Adobe InDesign.

SwitchCar website design and development.

SwitchCar website design and development.

2009


I designed and built the website for SwitchCar, a division of Carcraft. This was a challenging project as I built the CMS for this website from the ground-up using the CodeIgniter framework. The site had many features added to it over the year and was a key profitable department for Carcraft.

House illustration.

House illustration.

2010


An illustration I created for Ability Superstore's website. This was going to be made interactive using Adobe Flash to allow visitors to browse product ranges easily.

Full branding for BCi.

Full branding for BCi.

2010


Full branding for media company BCi, which included logo, stationery and website designs. The website was built using Wordpress and all the printed stationery was designed in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Dubbed Creative design studio website.

Dubbed Creative design studio website.

2010


Design for my business website using the icon set I created. All the illustrations had small animations created using Adobe Flash. The website was featured in many online design publications when it was launched.

Dubbed Creative icon set.

Dubbed Creative icon set.

2010


A set of icons created especially for my design studio website.

Various other websites.

Various other websites...

2010


I designed and built many websites during this period, for all sorts of industries; web hosting companies, veterinary practices, the British Veterinary Zoological Society, Accountants, Solicitors and more.

Rustico Restaurant menus.

Rustico Restaurant menus.

2010


I designed the menus and static website for Yorkshire based Italian restaurant, Rustico.

SolvAir static website design.

SolvAir static website design.

2010


I designed a small website for SolvAir's rotary crushing machines.

2011 - 2020


Abbfab Services Ltd website design.

Abbfab Services Ltd website design.

2011


Design for a small fabricators company based in North West England. I built the website on top of my own simple CMS which allowed for more design flexibility.

IMO Records ecommerce website.

IMO Records ecommerce website.

2012


Designed and built the ecommerce website for London Record Store, IMO Records. I built systems to automatically transcode audio files into downloadable mp3 files, managed server stacks and automated feeds.

HRonline software designs.

HRonline software designs.

2012


I designed the user interface for hronline's web software that allows businesses and managers keep track of their staff absences and holidays. I also designed the UI for their onboarding process through the mobile website.

HR Online iOS app designs.

HR Online iOS app designs.

2013


Login screen design for the HR Online iOS app. This was one of many screens that I designed.

Lockers & Benches ecommerce website.

Lockers & Benches ecommerce website.

2013


I designed and built the ecommerce website for Lockers & Benches. The site used my own ecommerce platform and had some complicated storefront features that were not available in off-the-shelf ecommerce packages.

Project Octo homepage design.

Project Octo homepage design.

2013


A homepage I designed for the Manchester design agency I co-founded and which closed business in 2018 after I migrated to Australia.

Internal Sharepoint application designs.

Internal Sharepoint application designs.

2013


Design for an internal Sharepoint application for Peninsula Business Services.

HRonline app icon concepts.

HRonline app icon concepts.

2013


Sketches of app icons ideas for the menu/navigation within the HRonline iOS app. I created different styles based on what was common at the time, but I can't remember which ones we went with!

Business Safe iOS app design.

Business Safe iOS app design.

2013


UI designs for Business Safe, a health and safety check iOS app for Peninsula Business Services.

Business Safe mobile app design.

Business Safe mobile app design.

2013


Login screen design I created for the Business Safe app, a service of Peninsula Business Services.

BVZS website.

BVZS website.

2013


And another small piece from the website I designed for the British Veterinary Zoological Society.

Care Home Superstore ecommerce website.

Care Home Superstore ecommerce website.

2014


I designed and built the ecommerce website for CHS using my own platform.

Fierce PC full page colour advert .

Fierce PC full page colour advert .

2014


A full page colour advertisement I designed for online tech retailer, Fierce PC, which was placed in some of the popular PC gaming magazines in the UK.

Dubbed Creative redesigned.

Dubbed Creative redesigned.

2014


I redesigned my logo to depict the vast amount of creative and illustration work I was doing at the time, hence the brush strokes.

Web based music player for IMO Records website.

Web based music player for IMO Records website.

2014


Design for a music player for IMO Records website. This was built using javascript, HTML and good ol' CSS.

Lockers & Benches website redesign.

Lockers & Benches website redesign.

2015


I redesigned the Lockers & Benches website when they introduced a set of new products.

Ability Superstore website redesign.

Ability Superstore website redesign.

2016


Homepage design for Ability Superstore.

Desktop Designer logo design.

Desktop Designer logo design.

2017


An animated logo for a Shopify store I set up to experiment and get a feel for owning and managing an online store.

Halloween illustration.

Halloween illustration.

2017


Playing around with effects in Affinity Designer.

Halloween illustration.

Halloween illustration.

2017


Playing around with effects in Affinity Designer.

Halloween illustration.

Halloween illustration.

2017


Playing around with effects in Affinity Designer.

Blood Android app designs.

Blood Android app designs.

2017


I designed the UI and icons for a Blood pressure monitoring Android app.

Logo design for Blood.

Logo design for Blood.

2017


Logo design for Blood, a blood pressure monitoring app for Android devices.

Great Ocean Road Illustration.

Great Ocean Road Illustration.

2017


Illustration I created after our first trip to the Great Ocean Road. I used Affinity Designer for this.

Ecommerce illustrations.

Ecommerce illustrations.

2017


Illustrations I created for my ecommerce platform.

42Caps website design.

42Caps website design.

2018


Design for a Shopify store selling baseball caps. I designed the logo too.

42Caps logo design.

42Caps logo design.

2018


The finished logo design for the 42Caps brand.

Mmmmm..candy!

Mmmmm....candy!

2018


Candy pattern tile - just playing around with a few ideas.

Dribbble.

Dribbble.

2018


Thank you shot I created for being invited to Dribbble.

Web proposal design.

Web proposal design.

2018


Design for my online web proposals. These are what I send out as quotes to prospective clients.

Lift Off - Black.

Lift Off - Black.

2018


Logo I designed for Lift Off.

Lift Off - White.

Lift Off - White.

2018


White version of the Lift Off logo.

Shopify concept store.

Shopify concept store.

2018


Concept for a gardening store built on Shopify. I designed this as a demo store to show to prospective clients.

Hero image for gardening website.

Hero image for gardening website.

2018


I mocked up this image for a gardening website using Affinity Designer.

Currency app designs.

Currency app designs.

2018


Designs, illustrations and initial sketches for currency exchange rate monitoring app.

Death by monkeys poster.

Death by monkeys poster.

2018


Experimenting with the Saul Bass design style.

Flowerpots online logo design.

Flowerpots online logo design.

2018


Concept logo for a gardening store created using Affinity Designer.

Ganesh.

Ganesh.

2018


Digital art created of the Hindu god, Ganesh. I was experimenting with Affinity Designer's brush palettes.

Dribbble shot competition.

Dribbble shot competition.

2019


Dribbble shot for an invite competition. Winner was announced on Christmas Day.

Regael invoice design.

Regael invoice design.

2019


I designed the invoices and emails for Regael, an outdoor sports equipment wholesaler. The designs were then integrated into their ecommerce system to keep the brand consistent and professional.

Pricefox logo design.

Pricefox logo design.

2019


Branding for Pricefox, an app to monitor competitor prices.

Pow!! Whamm! Smash!!

Pow!! Whamm! Smash!!

2019


Just something I was playing/experimenting with - designing comic style artwork.

Smash!!

Smash!!

2019


A close up shot of the comic style artwork I designed.

Cooking illustration

Cooking illustration

2019


Illustration I created for indian cooking essentials. I always sketch illustrations out on paper first.

Invite.

Invite.

2020


An invite I design for our good friends who recently became Australian citizens.

London Armoury Company logo concepts.

London Armoury Company logo concepts.

2020


Unused branding concepts for the London Armoury Company.

London Armoury Company.

London Armoury Company.

2020


The final logo for the London Armoury Company. I also built their static website.

PrintWay logo design.

PrintWay logo design.

2020


I redesigned the Printway logo to make it more bolder and with more presence.