Category Archives: Web Design

Modern furnishing Shopify website

I recently setup a Shopify based furniture store for a client. I chose an appropriate modern theme and then customised the font, layout and selected photos to fit the theme and business. The project also involved settting up the web store behind the scenes, and enabling products to be categorised.

Screenshot of Ezeerooms website featuring photos of modern bar stools, chairs and tables
Ezeerooms front page

Logo design

I recently designed a logo for a snooker cue company. The client came up with several sketches and ideas and I re-interpreted them into a new logo.

The logo had to feature a Claymore sword and Celtic syle font. The ‘O’ in Claymore was to feature a swirl. As I worked on the logo I had to find a place for the Claymore and came up with the idea of having the sword going through the swirl.

Initial ideas were sent to the client and feedback included the colour scheme and the preference of placing the sword over the top. I came up with the logo seen below and the client was happy with the final outcome for his business.

Claymore Cues logo. Claymore Cues is in an Old Irish font and coloured blue and the 'O' in Claymore is a round shield navy blue shield with silver centre and a Claymore sword in front of it pointing down vertically.

If you require a new logo for your business please get in touch today

What’s App: 07505917138

Clarkston Heating Engineer Website

I created a new website for T Cosgrove Heating, a sister website to the Clarkston based plumbing and heating business but this new site exclusively focuses on the heating side of the business.

The site has been designed to be easy to read and navigate with new photos and images added and updated text to reflect the heating services such as boiler repair, installation and servicing as well as general central heating services.

screeenshot of the home page of T Cosgrove Heating website


An accessibility report was produced at the end of the project and after testing and correcting of a couple of issues the website passed the WCAG 2.1 test. An accessibility report page was then added to the site and the link was placed in the bottom navigation section.

T Cosgrove Heating (external website)


The Conservative Friends of Africa / Scotland required a website for their new organisation. The site is designed using a WordPress theme which I customised by changing colours and layout.

WordPress allows clients to update Posts and Pages themselves, giving freedom to expand their own content. There is also an Instagram feed plugin giving recent posts from that social media platform.


The site was designed to pass most WCAG 2.1 AA standards. I especially paid attention to the colour and boldness of any text on colour backgrounds(blue or red), making sure it was highly visible to people with low vision or colour blindness.

Please visit the CFOAS website (external link).

Full length screenshot of CFOAS website with blue and red coloured theme and main picture of a closeup of a tree and leaves. Instagram feed with 8 recent post previews also shown on the page.

Glasgow plumbing and heating

Full screen view of T Cosgrove plumbing and heating website. Logo and navigation at the top with a prominent main image of fingers adjusting settings of a boiler.

A new website was created for T Cosgrove Plumbing and Heating based in Clarkston Glagow.

They offer a varied and comprehensive service and installation of all gas appliances and a plumbing service to cover most plumbing emergencies.

The website has a smartphone friendly design which is modern and accessible. My initial design had the headings with too light a colour which failed at WCAG 2.1 AA level, but this was fixed by darkening the font and now passes the WCAG 2.1 AA criteria.

Please visit Tony’s website(external website) if you are in the Greater Glasgow area and require any plumbing or heating services.

Stellify Developments Ltd

A new website was recently launched for Stellify Developments Ltd. The website uses WordPress, allowing my client to update their own website when needed.

Stellify Developments Ltd are a Scottish family based Civil Engineering and Building works company based in Glasgow.

The site is designed in a way to be accessible for people with visual and cognitive disabilties.

Please visit Stellify’s website (external site)

JOM Charity Accessibility

A website Accessibility Audit was carried out for JOM Charity. There were several areas which had to be improved to reach WCAG 2.1. AA standards, whch included:

  • Main navigation bar colour was darkened, as it had a colour contrast fail, making it difficult to see for some users.
  • Colour contrast issues with text colour too light on a white background.
  • Alt descriptions were missing on several images where a description was necessary.
  • A “Skip to Content” link was added, for keyboard only users. This allows them to avoid the navigation links, and go straight to the content.

An Accessibility Statement was added to the website to highlight the faults and improvements made to the accessibility of the site.

Visit JOM Charity (external link) website to view the full Accessibility Statement.


I have recently carried out an audit to analyse the acccessibility of my website.

The findings and fixes using the WAVE Tool installed on my Firefox Browser and manual checks were the following.

⦁ Colour contrast issues with text on coloured background. Now fixed.
⦁ Alt descriptions missing on a few images. Now fixed.
⦁ Tab focus state not highlighted. Now added.
⦁ “Skip to Main Content” link added.
⦁ “One Click Accessibility” plugin activated providing more options to navigate the website.

I aim to keep improving the design and content updates of the website to WCAG 2.1 AA standards.
If you have experienced an accessibility problem when visiting this website then let me know?
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Carloway Community

CCA (Carloway Community Association) on the Isle of Lewis aim to promote the well-being of the community largely through the management and development of a community owned and community led facility, to promote social, environmental, cultural, heritage, commercial, and sporting activities.

CCA needed a bright and functional website for members and residents of the area.

This WordPress based website gives Members the ability to login and post news and photos if needed.

Technology Used

WordPress, Adobe Photoshop


Click here to view the site.

Cert2Pass Driving Lessons Glasgow

Cert2Pass is a West End of Glasgow based driving school which required a new web design to update their old unresponsive site which also contained outdated Flash videos.

The design features a close-up view of this driving school’s rooftop advertising which required some Photoshop editing to look good on the site.

I also featured client comments gathered from Facebook on several pages to highlight this West End of Glasgow business successes.

Cert 2 Pass car with company sign

Technology Used

Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver

Click here to visit the website.