There wasn't a search bar at the top of the page, so users couldn't search again if their results were insufficient.
Sorting buttons were small, difficult to see, and difficult to interact with.
Filters in the sidebar couldn't work effectively because they couldn't be applied to each of the products in the search results.
It was difficult to tell all of the different products in the search results apart.
Pagination links were small and difficult to interact with.
Search bar is always visible in the main header.
Top results display first in order to showcase all of the products available for the search query.
Users have the opportunity to drill down search results in the product of their choice.
Product thumbnails actually look like the real-world product
Product filters were given visual hierarchy by being displayed in a button group at the top.
Taxonomy filters that could be applied to the chosen product would populate below the button group.
Document thumbnails were easy to recognize in a 3:4 portrait aspect ratio. Grid view helped to provide a larger preview of the content.
Larger pagination buttons were easier for users to click.