Pretty Pink Pearl - Web Design
Founded in 2007, Pretty Pink Pearl is a unique brand of LGBT-themed clothing and accessories. The business has seen moderate success at festivals as well as online. The owners of the business also run a small print shop, where I volunteered at during the summer of 2016; part of my work was to create for them a new website, in partnership with independent designer Jasdeep Sagoo.
This site was one heck of a challenge, to say the least. It uses a very dated - and very rigid - ecommerce backend, which allows only the most basic HTML and CSS changes. It's possible to use a custom stylesheet (which I did), but control over the HTML is very limited: it's almost impossible to use handmade div tags for certain auto-generated parts of the page. For the less technically-minded among you, all this means is that it's really damn difficult to do anything on this system without resorting to some very dodgy CSS tricks.
It's not perfect, admittedly, but I think I did the best I could under the circumstances.