Built on strong web design principles our sites are constructed with the latest tech; HTML5 and CSS3.

Responsive design

Our beautiful sites are designed to look great on your desktop, tablet and mobile phone.

Magento & WordPress

We are experts at creating Magento & WordPress sites, lovingly crafted to you and your customers' needs.

Leigh on Sea Web Design Company

We’re an Essex web design and web development company, who love to create stunning websites for businesses who want to flourish online. With proven success of creating engaging sites with huge visitor numbers, we're ready to develop the ideal site to achieve your business goals. Need to get your products online with our powerful Magento solutions or to showcase your venue with a fresh WordPress site. Give us a call.

Our Recent Work

Kerrang! website screenshot - lego figure

Kerrang magazine

Shareable, easy to digest content is now central to the design, with galleries, polls and SM engagement a breeze across all devices.

LoveThyWall website screenshot

Love Thy Wall

A snazzy Magento ecommerce site for vintage prints site Love Thy Wall. With a distinctive colour scheme and new logo.

Conjunktiondesign website - screenshot

Conjunktion Design

A WordPress site to showcase the talents of designer Jonathan Kelly. The site features a fixed navigation, jquery portfolio slides and CSS3 text and box-shadows.

Kursaal's iconic glass roof

Kursaal Functions

A WordPress site for ‘Southend’s Number 1 Venue’ for weddings and parties. Based at the iconic Kursaal, Matthew the owner found the existing Flash website prohibitive to update, expand and maintain.

Thoughtful Design

We've been making websites for over 16 years, with Magento e-commerce and WordPress portfolio sites our speciality. Having originally worked in London for many large corporations, founder Andrew Taylor, decided to set up shop in the beautiful coastal town of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Being able to swap the smell of the tube for sea air and fish and chips, certainly helps to keep the creative ideas flowing.

Latest from the Blog

Magento - Essex ecommerce design

404 Magento error after changing theme

Resolving Magento 404 errors after theme changes can be a frustrating experience. These can usually be resolved by flushing the cache or reindexing.

Magento - Essex ecommerce design

Speeding up Magento – Using mod_deflate to compress data

Mod_deflate is a module for the Apache Web Server, that makes better use of the available bandwidth by compressing content delivered from the web server to the client’s browser.

LoveThyWall Magento and WordPress setup

Magento & WordPress Integration – .htaccess & index files

Magento is a great ecommerce platform, WordPress a great content management system, so how do you integrate the two.

Twitter widget feed - Suburbs theme fix

oAuth Twitter Feed fix for Suburbs theme

The suburbs theme calls in the oAuth Twitter Feed for Developers, but an update to this plugin has switched how your twitter account username is referenced, causing someone else’s tweets to be shown.


We'll learn as much as we can about your business and brand, in order to perfectly position your company online.


We follow the principles of Lean UX, aiming to test ideas as early as possible in the process.


Using fantastic frameworks such as Bootstrap, Roots and LESS we'll craft a site that is as fab on the inside as it is designed on the outside.


Our sites are renowned for their success, with great page views and order numbers. See some of our feedback below.

I'm very pleased

  • John Longbottom
    We launched two weeks ago and we just passed a colossal 2million UK page views (1371% increase from the same period before launch). World wide we've just hit 4.5million page views - in the whole of last year, only had 10million so staggeringly we've done almost 6 months of traffic in two weeks. Some massive numbers there and they just keep growing – I'm very pleased.
    John Longbottom / News & Online Editor | Kerrang! Magazine

Our new site is great

  • Matthew Chambers
    Wedding bookings are up 60% for 2014!
    Matthew Chambers / Managing Director | Kursaal Function Rooms
  • Eileen Jones
    An excellent understanding of our requirements and a very professional service - our new site is great!
    Eileen Jones / Co-owner | Jones & Cane