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Account Manager Required

  Account Manager, Award Winning Magento Agency, Soho We are looking for a great Account Manager to head up our client services. Lewis are an award winning creative e-commerce agency based in Soho. We create beautiful and high end Magento…

Account Manager Required

Paperchase Wins “Best Design” Award Imagine Magento 2014

We are thrilled that Paperchase has won “Best Design” at this year’s Imagine Magento conference in Las Vegas. Lewis was asked to create the site concept, desktop website design and photographic art direction. Our challenge was to create a design that captured…

Paperchase Wins “Best Design” Award Imagine Magento 2014

Shop The Look

  When considering how to maximise online customer experience it is always important to consider historical lessons learnt from bricks and mortar retailing. In-store atmospherics and visual merchandising has been considered and improved year on year, with city flagship stores…

Shop The Look

Mini Countryman Design Rant

The Mini Countryman appals me. The design has moved so far away from the original mini concept and it’s ideals.  It is now just a marketing dept driven product extension with zero credibility. And its so damn ugly. Sorry if…

Mini Countryman Design Rant

Under The Skin

Visited Bafta to see Under the Skin and hear Jonathon Glaser talk about his disturbing and powerful new film. It is a remarkable achievement. Dark, menacing, bizarre and beautiful – it creates a profound impression. I came to the movie…

Under The Skin

Audience With David Lynch

We were lucky enough to be sitting in at a video Skype call with the one and only David Lynch at The Photographers Gallery in Soho last week where he has an exhibition of his photos of abandoned factories, along…

Audience With David Lynch

R.I.P. Lou Reed, 1942 – 2013

Holly came from Miami, F.L.A. Hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A. Plucked her eyebrows on the way Shaved her legs and then he was a she She says, “Hey, babe, Take a walk on the wild side.” Said, “Hey, honey,…

R.I.P. Lou Reed, 1942 – 2013

Syd Meade

Now that Neil Blomkamp’s Elysium is in cinemas it seems a good time to feature the work of one of our favourite graphic heroes… the inimitable Syd Meade. In the 1970′s Meade was an industrial designer for corporations such as…

Syd Meade

Market Clash

I love Soho. A brief lunchtime stroll down Berwick St. took me past the this new pop-up store dedicated to the great – The Clash. Seems they have just released a new compilation box set and have opened the store…

Market Clash

Paul Smith Shows

Happy to see that the Design Museum is honouring our great designer Paul Smith with an exhibition of his work this november. Sir Paul (who’s first ambition was to be a racing cyclist) has always exhibited an unwavering sense of…

Paul Smith Shows

Iain M Banks

Iain M Banks, who died this morning from cancer managed to conquer two literary genres in one career – “straight” fiction and “science” fiction. In both of these fields he displayed a remarkable talent. I read “The Wasp Factory” first….

Iain M Banks

Join Us

FRONT END DEVELOPER – DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER LEWIS, London’s most creative e-commerce agency, based in the heart of Soho, is hiring. Join our fast growing team and work in an exciting company in the industry’s fastest growing sector. Great salary,…

Ray Harryhausen

Saddened to hear news of the death of one of my childhood film heroes. Ray Harryhausen’s work fixed itself in the mind of the viewer. To a 10 year old boy the films were terrifying and exhilarating. Jason and the…

Ray Harryhausen

Zumthor’s Gold

Congratulations to Peter Zumthor, architect of the Therme Vals for being awarded the prestigious RIBA Gold Medal. The Therme Vals, his beautifully conceived Swiss Spa, exerts a particular hold on the imagination. It references many archetypes – the submerged city,…

Zumthor’s Gold

Bowies Gift

Bowie’s new single “Where Are We Now?, his first in 10 years, was launched yesterday, without fanfare, on his 66th birthday. Once again, the master media manipulator has wrong-footed us all. He hadn’t retired, as we all suspected – it…

Bowies Gift

Blitz Bikers

Browsing Mr. Porter today, I noticed a feature on a Parisian custom bike shop, Blitz Motorcycles. I’m a biker too, so I checked their site out and found these beautiful shots of their workshop, bikes and themselves taken by Vogue…

Blitz Bikers

ZARA’s Look-book

Loving the cool, reserved, classiness of the latest Zara look-book shots. Such pure contemporary elegance and style for the High St. The winning combination of elegant models, great lighting and cool styling are a masterclass in how to add value…

ZARA’s Look-book

I like Spinning

Went to a great gig in an East London home last night put on by Rafe Offer’s “SOFAR’ (Songs from a room). These gigs, which showcase new and upcoming musical talent, are hosted in private houses around the world. This…

I like Spinning

Magento Developer

Senior Developer required for challenging back-end development projects on both Magento enterprise and community. Join an experienced and dynamic development team in our our fast growing “Magento Silver Partner” agency working with some of the best online retail names. Highly…

Junior Web Designer

This is a great creative opportunity learn about the world of fashion, luxury and lifestyle e-commerce web design in our fast growing agency. We work with some of the best known online brands and your role will be to assist…

Creative Gold

Yes, I know it’s a bit late to be commenting on the Olympics, but now that the dust has settled we can at least view the games with a little more objectivity… They have of course been an outstanding success….

Creative Gold

Lady Stardust

Having mentioned Kraftwerk in a post last week, I felt I shouldn’t really let the 40th anniversary of the release of “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” pass without comment. I first heard the…

Lady Stardust

Wallpaper’s Kraftwerk Cover Gets Our Vote

Good luck to Tony Chambers and the Wallpaper team on their nomination for the PPA’s “Best Magazine Cover 2011″. Their superb 3D version of Ralf Hutter perfectly captures the appeal of the 70′s electric music pioneers and is undoubtably the…

Wallpaper’s Kraftwerk Cover Gets Our Vote

Our name has changed

Paul Lewis Design has changed. Having added front end development and Magento e-commerce to our award winning design services, we’ve changed our name to reflect this. From now on the go-to e-commerce agency for award winning creative vision, technical excellence and…

Our name has changed

From “Bricks to Clicks”

The Lewis agency has a traditional retail background, as well as many years online experience. So it’s natural that our approach to e-commerce is informed by this practical experience. Many of our online insights come from years of hands-on work…

From “Bricks to Clicks”

New Award

We were thrilled when Oliver Sweeney won the Best Menswear Site award at the ECMOD direct commerce awards show on 27th March this year. The judges kindly said of the site. “The New design completely repositions the brand online as…

Lewis Moves to Soho

At long last we have moved into our new studio in Soho. It’s a small loft in Wardour Mews, Soho, and full of character. The area is vibrant and eclectic. We’re close to the great London retail destinations of Oxford…

Santa Cruz Guitars

I’ve just retuned from a trip to California during which I managed to visit the Santa Cruz Guitar Company. Some of you might know that Santa Cruz make some of the finest 6 stringed instruments on the planet – the…

Bombay Duck wins ECMOD best design award

We are delighted that our design for “Bombay Duck” won the “Best Website Makeover” award at the ECMOD DIRECT COMMERCE AWARDS 2011 last week. It was a terrific night at the Lancaster London Hotel. Thanks to all who voted. Our…