Amazwi Online Store Screenshot

Amazwi Online Store


A Shopify webstore for an African art gallery


HTML, Liquid, JavaScript


May - August 2020

Amazwi, an African art gallery in Saugatuck Michigan, needed a new online store in order to continue business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using Shopify, I helped them create a website that allowed for online and local pickup orders. The gallery’s unique use case for the Shopify platform came with unique challenges that required custom solutions.

Most of the items for sale are original, one-of-a-kind works. With thousands of items for sale, it can be difficult for shoppers to find what they’re looking for. Using JavaScript and Liquid, I extended Shopify’s typical category features to include subcategories. This allows shoppers more flexibility in browsing listings.

Visitors can read about the artists featured at the gallery and find their works for sale.

The gallery’s hours vary depending on the time of year. This is communicated clearly in this dynamic table, with the current week highlighted and day outlined automatically.