A place where the world knows your name

We introduce brands to the world

Let's get you found

Andy turned to Rob and said “This site is amazing but what’s the point if no one sees it?” And Rob said, “Are you thinking what I am thinking?”

And so SearchBAR was formed. A place where the world knows your name, SearchBAR is digital agency in Durban that produces original design and web content, as well as tailored search engine optimisation (SEO) follow up packages. We introduce brands to the world.

We believe in using solid research and design practices at the start of every project to understand your brand and your users better.

This helps us capture all your requirements and drives the design and development direction of each unique project. SearchBAR believes that through using modern user experience practices, we can create engaging, branded websites that speak to your current users as well as garner new visitors.

Our services

Find Design

  • Logo Design
  • Branding Design
  • Corporate Identity
  • Art Direction
  • Illustration

Experience Web

  • Website Design
  • Web Hosting
  • Emailers
  • User Experience
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile & App Design

Discover SEO

  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Keyword Research
  • Google Analytics
  • Google AdWords

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South African Pop Culture Badge Designs

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We as South Africans, have an amazing mixture of customs, language and social behaviour. This “melting pot” shapes our uniquely African culture and identity yet interesting elements remain unrecognised. More often than not our idiosyncratic quirks and nuances go unnoticed or are dismissed as trivial. Yet if you dig a little deeper, there are rich stories and… Read more

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My experiences using Bootstrap 4 vs Bootstrap 3 : A review

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I recently made the jump into using version 4 of the popular CSS framework Bootstrap. I kind of regret waiting for it to be released and not using the pre-release versions earlier in my projects, but pleased nevertheless. Here are the things I love, and not enjoy about the new code.

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Simple SVG Animations in WordPress and PHP

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We wanted to create a visually stimulating experience for our new agency website, SearchBAR. We wanted crisp, slick graphics with subtle hints of animation to capture the user’s attention. We needed to work within our Wordpress theme, so it needs to grab an SVG file from within our theme’s assets folder. How did we do it?

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Meet the founders


Lead Developer

Having spent eight years working in London, Andy has racked up an impressive résumé of User Interface Design and Front End Web Development experience. A guru with Wordpress, his coding has been responsible for the success of some of the world's most recognisable brands and their eCommerce sites. Andy has a thirst for new web-based challenges and an eye for perfecting experience.


Design & Art Director

From a young age, Rob has always had a flair for the creative. His passion for illustration and design has led him to a productive career as a graphic designer and lecturer. Obtaining his Masters in Digital Arts from Wits University in South Africa, his talent has been shown in the vibrant eye-catching logos and branding he creates.