Build an Online Shop: Design and Launch Your Own Big Cartel Store

Kate Miss, Designer

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8 Videos (39m)
    • Introduction

    • Setting Up Your Shop

    • Tour of Big Cartel Site

    • Adding Products

    • Picking a Theme

    • Design Examples

    • Matching Your Brand

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Big Cartel helps artists, makers, and other creatives sell their work online. In this 40-minute class, you’ll learn how to set up and customize your own online shop with Kate Miss, an independent jewelry and graphic designer who works with artists all around the world to create successful Big Cartel shops.

Each bite-sized lesson walks you through the basics of adding products, finding the right design, and creating a look that matches your brand. Kate draws from her 6+ years of experience as a successful Big Cartel shop owner to help both designers and non-designers alike build a beautiful and effective store. All you need to get started is something to sell.

Big Cartel helps makers, designers, musicians, and other artists build a unique online store and run a creative business. Explore more at Big Cartel.

140 of 145 students recommendSee All

This is a great course for completely understanding Big Cartel as a new user.
Xopher Seuss

Create your happy!

Wow. I thought is was a whole lot harder than this. Kate shows you how to put together a Big Cartel shop quickly. I spent a ton of time kind of aimlessly until I went through this. Nicely done. Thanks.
Mat Coes

Adansin bee! (turkish)





Kate Miss


Kate Miss is a graphic designer, jewelry designer, and photographer. She was raised in the Seattle area, spent formative years in New York City, and now lives in Los Angeles. While she owns and runs her own business now, she has over 10 years of experience under her belt as a designer for DwellStudio and the CAA's Intelligence Group/Cassandra Co. While her focus is mainly graphic design, she is a creative jack of all trades and would love to help you with a plethora of other fun creative stuff, including photography. Besides look books, product photography, and portraits, she takes on a small number of wedding photo jobs each year in the LA area and beyond.