Selling quirky products online is very different from selling conventional products that make up the bulk of the online marketplace. Unconventional products require explanation to sell the usability of the product. Therefore defining and understanding the right user persona is critical.
After conducting user surveys I shortlisted these key characteristics of the target audience
- Appreciate creativity
- Avid art collector
- World Traveler
- Pay attention to detail
Competitive analysis plays an integral role while narrowing down key features which will determine the success of the website.View competitive analysis
Customized wall clocks, funky magazine racks, foldable wine racks, most of the products on this website have an inherently fun vibe to it. I wanted to retain that vibe with the use of an electric colour. I selected a simple typeface since I wanted to use this san serif font in a bigger size to differentiate different product categories. Instead of using generic tabs for features I created rectangular shaped bars with a pop up option.
As for the logo I have used the numeric value and helvetica font weight to depict its value.
Rounds of user testing helped in getting the navigation flow in order. Add on features like concise reviews options and horizontal navigation lead to a better viewing experience.