The SharePoint Designer

Brand. Design. Amaze.

The SharePoint Experience and The SharePoint Designer is a company dedicated to User Interfaces and User Experiences.

What started out as Louise van der Bijl’s personal brand; ‘The SharePoint Designer’ has now grown into a consulting company that can help take your SharePoint, Web, Application and Mobile Experience to the next level.

We specialise in SharePoint Interface design and development, and we also have expanded this knowledge and passion to all web and mobile application interfaces. We are not bound by a single platform or device. Supported by various partners, there is no gap that cannot be bridged, and no application that cannot hit its’ target with your audience.

Oct 7

JQuery Rotating Banner for SharePoint 2013

With my current project in Office 365, I had a need for a rotating banner that I could place in my master page. After a few trials and errors, and a huge amount of

Oct 1

Happy Birthday to Us

Today is the first birthday of The SharePoint Experience. It has been a wonderful year, and we look forward to many more, filled with SharePoint, Mobile, Applications and UX. Time flies when you are having fun

Sep 26

SharePoint 2013 From Scratch: Step 2, Designing the top banner

Today we are going to take our wireframes and make them “a reality”. So lets get started. I did a search to find a Photoshop template of SharePoint 2013 and found this fantastic one from Erik

Sep 25

SharePoint 2013 From Scratch: Step 1, Wireframes

With SharePoint 2013 starting to take hold, I want to show you how to get your own 2013 site up, running and responsive. Over the next posts I will start at the Design, right

Apr 2

Winson Wolf’s World Map – CSS and JQuery Magic

I got to work with Winston Wolf’s Clickable World Map today – a serious marvel of CSS and JQuery. It is free, and so I thought I would share it with you – my

Mar 30

HTML 5 – Media Query Starter Kit

I have had the good fortune and pleasure of working with one of ZA’s most brilliant SharePoint UX and Front end specialists. We are focusing on responsive design in SharePoint 2010.  One of the tricks shown

Jun 16

Tutorial – Working with Master Pages Part One

Over the past few weeks, I have had many requests to “de-code” the starter master page, and also stop SharePoint Designer putting the fear of Geek into every one. So I have put together

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