Web design

I make bespoke websites and portfolios for freelance creatives and charities, with a focus on front-end design for WordPress.

When building your website, I emphasise three crucial areas: sustainability, simplicity and personality.

We’ll have a conversation at the start of the project to get a sense of your unique brand, your own technical ability and your budget. From this info, I’ll create a website that suits your needs, whether you’re promoting your own freelance business or a large arts organisation.

All of my websites are mobile responsive and SEO ready. For a small retainer fee, I can keep your WordPress and plugins updated each month – an essential step for keeping your website secure.

Web design portfolio

What is sustainable web design?

The internet has its own sizeable carbon footprint (some estimates place it at around the same size as the aviation industry), which makes eco conscious website management increasingly crucial. Some factors I recommend to reduce your website’s environmental impact include:

All this will help to reduce the size of your web pages and decrease emissions per page load. It helps to speed up your page load time too, which is great for SEO – less really is more.

Should I use WordPress or Squarespace?

Usually I recommend WordPress to my clients – it’s far more flexible than other platforms, and I’m pretty adept at “cracking” it to suit your needs. But WordPress doesn’t work for everyone. Before we press ahead, we’ll chat about: