What is your name and what is your title?
Craig Ward - Design Director / Creative Director / Typographer / Head of Art depending on who you ask...
What kind of work do you make?
Variously I work on branding projects, murals and installations, art direction for ad campaigns, custom typefaces,
album covers and music videos.
I coded my first few portfolio sites myself but shifting web standards and responsive requirements meant it became
difficult to keep up being as coding wasn’t my creative focus.
As a designer, how do you use Squarespace to design your website?
I keep it simple - my work is very varied so I opted for a simpler template that sits back and let’s the work come to
What type of content (and formats) do you share on it?
Mostly images but video where applicable.
As a visual artist, tell us how you use the gallery pages.
I’ve worked with several of my clients many times so my gallery pages are a place to document those projects, mostly
chronologically. I was using a full screen format for a time but I found myself reformatting images, extending edges
etc to fit the horizontal format so I was able to find a layout that worked with all my images, portrait and
What are some of your favorite functions and features?
I really like the ease with which I can add in a new project. When I coded my own sites I would hold off on updating
the work for up to 6 months but now I’m able to keep things much more up to date.