September 2021

Top Web Design Companies in the United Kingdom

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Web design is the process of creating the visual feel, layout, and flow of web pages on a website. It involves UX design, graphic design, and overall knowledge of the best spacing, fonts, shapes, and colors to use to create a user-friendly experience. Good web design solidifies your company's credibility regardless of industry or field. Having a one-of-a-kind design for your website can make all the difference in today's web-based world.

Web designers work with UX designers and web developers to take a wireframe and design and transform it into a product. They outline visual updates to pages on your website or create an entirely new concept for a redesign. If you're on the fence about hiring a web design company, remember that we spend most of our time online, so being found online is key to boosting business.

Luckily, the United Kingdom has some of the best web designers to hire. Use our list to find and connect with web designers in the UK. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Web Designers in the UK

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Bird Limited is an award-winning digital agency with competencies including web design, search engine optimization (SEO), e-commerce hosting, and pay per click advertising. Bird Limited is ROI-focused, efficient, and environmentally-conscious, using only green servers.

    An example of Bird Limited's work is their work for Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Huawei needed help with marketing, and Bird Limited provided a comprehensive briefing document and consultation sessions. Huawei now feels more confident about its digital strategy.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Search Engine Optimization
    • 50% Web Design
    First Data - Digital Strategy

    First Data - Digital Strategy

    Challenge: First data needed a deeper understanding of their consumers, they needed a company to identify the problems, and create solutions that would allow them to move forward with clarity with their digital presence...
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    Huawei - Digital Strategy

    Huawei - Digital Strategy

    Challenge: Huawei came to us for direction on the digital strategies they should be utilising within their marketing campaigns moving forward. Solution: At Bird we thought the best way to portray our ideas and strategies...
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    St James Place - Branding/Design

    St James Place - Branding/Design

    Challenge: St James Place came to us with a challenge which was to create a poster that showcased their values as well as helping to uniform their branding and to design a crest for them to use within their company...
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    Angel Champagne - Web Design

    Angel Champagne - Web Design

    Challenge: Angel produce a high end luxury champagne and felt their website was lacking their premium feel. Solution: We re-created Angel’s website, ensuring we kept close to the brand guidelines whilst adding some...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Aparici, but Ester Digital is a UX and UI design agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Switzerland-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Ester Digital helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Toptal. Ester Digital helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Web Development
    Ester Digital Website Redesign

    Ester Digital Website Redesign

    https://ester.co/ Ester Digital is a design agency which bursted onto the scene in 2015. Three years later the time has come to shine brighter with the complete website redesign. PROBLEM Ester Digital's old website...
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    Flexmetrics

    Flexmetrics

    Our UI\UX team designed a responsive web app for Flexmetrics, a service allowing eCommerce entrepreneurs to keep an eye on their metrics and show off their achievements in a leaderboard.
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    Thespie

    Thespie

    Theatre was believed to be dead once TV entered the market. It didn’t happen, and we are sure that it never will. And so is our client – a powerful multimedia platform created by theatre-goers for everyone as addicted...
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    Virtuance

    Virtuance

    Virtuance is a real estate marketing company specializing in photography and the creator of an AI-powered image processing system.    Ester Digital designed and developed a comprehensive digital experience for them...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    KOTA -  Creative Digital Agency is a London-based agency that provides innovative web design services for a range of high-profile clients, including Jamie Oliver, the British Red Cross, and Holland Green, collecting a number of awards in the process. Their work covers a focus on social media, advertising, and branding.

    For instance, KOTA -  Creative Digital Agency spearheaded the marketing campaign for Jamie Oliver’s new book, VEG, which included designing the book graphics, tone of voice, and color palettes. Their marketing campaign was also rolled out across billboards, social media, and digital displays by Penguin Books.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
    Web Design & Development for...

    Web Design & Development for...

    SuperYachtsMonaco are a boutique brokerage headquartered in Monaco and operating globally. They help their customers buy, sell, build, or charter luxury yachts - and anything in between - anywhere in the world. KOTA were...
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    Digital Marketing campaign for...

    Digital Marketing campaign for...

    Once more, we’ve partnered with Jamie Oliver and Penguin books to create the marketing campaign for Jamie’s new 2020 book - 7 Ways. This is part of the simple concept led trilogy of 5 Ingredients and VEG. In the...
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    Martin Building Co. San Francisco

    Martin Building Co. San Francisco

    Martin Building Company is a multidisciplinary design and development property firm based in San Francisco, USA. They are well known for their intriguing blend of stunning contemporary architecture and civic...
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    Branding for Understanding...

    Branding for Understanding...

    For David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti jewels are so much more than precious ornaments. From its original beginnings as a publication by David and Daniela, 'Understanding Jewellery' is an encyclopaedia of jewels, and now...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    What do Tesla and Sony have in common? They’ve both turned to Dept for web development expertise. This Boston-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Adidas launched a platform targeting their unique users, Dept analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Web Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Design
    Hyper-localized Websites For More...

    Hyper-localized Websites For More...

    Yara International is the world’s leading supplier of plant nutrients in the form of mineral fertilizers – an essential ingredient in modern agriculture. Dept and Yara partnered to launch a new website which provided...
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    Creating A Cross-Channel Grilling...

    Creating A Cross-Channel Grilling...

    Weber, the American kettle barbecue specialist, revolutionized the global barbecue culture with products sold in over 40 countries. To ensure that all shops are coordinated centrally and efficiently, Weber opted for a...
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    A New B2B Site For The Industrial...

    A New B2B Site For The Industrial...

    OMRON Corporation is a world leader in technology designed to solve social issues and improve lives. With global revenues of $8 billion, 36,000 employees worldwide, OMRON supports a wide range of industries. Dept...
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    A New Sitecore Site For The...

    A New Sitecore Site For The...

    With revenue above $18 billion, Johnson Matthey (JM) is a global leader in sustainable technologies. JM has been an influencer in its field for over 200 years, applying unrivaled scientific expertise to enable efficient...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Embacy to bring their web design needs to the next level. Based in Moscow, Embacy was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Embacy provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 30% Branding
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 10% Other
    SaaS Labs, USA/India

    SaaS Labs, USA/India

    Branding and website for SaaS Labs company that creates software solutions for business process automation, powered by experiments and brave creativity. SaaS Labs is a team of professionals focused on solving problems of...
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    Neural Concept, Switzerland

    Neural Concept, Switzerland

    Neural Concept provides deep-learning software that helps with enhanced engineering, real-time simulation, and interactive design optimization. The branding is confident, precise, and to the point. For engineers, by...
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    Reload, Germany

    Reload, Germany

    Reload Motors produces zero-emission LCVs. For this Berlin startup, we've created a new sleek website. It fits in the mold with other tech websites but stands out with its visual metaphor of the hydrogen molecule. Behance...
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    Ledger, USA

    Ledger, USA

    Ledger is a collaboration tool that combines all the functions your team needs in a single environment. Checkmarks are used throughout the identity, showing how everything gets easily done, and then they come together in...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Edgefolio, but Together is a web design agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This UK-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Together helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Amazon. Together helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Web Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Web Development
    Powering smarter retail decisions

    Powering smarter retail decisions

    Skupos approached us to work with them on their brand positioning and a complete redesign their digital presence. We introduced their new brand concept, ‘Better relationships, drive better business’, featuring new...
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    Customer predictions based on...

    Customer predictions based on...

    Programmai approached us in May 2020, they wanted their website to communicate how Programmai works in a few seconds. In an industry of me-too’s it was important for the brand to stand out. Vibrant colours accented deep...
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    Now showing: The video experience...

    Now showing: The video experience...

    Hive Streaming empowers the world's largest brands to stream HD video to audiences of any size and analyze the effectiveness of their video communication. In close collaboration with their team in Sweden, we built Hive's...
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    Branding America's original...

    Branding America's original...

    In 2020, UpScript asked us to design a new website and product experience for their industry-leading online prescription pharmacy. Our team created the new UpScript brand identity, UIUX strategy, and online customer...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    eBay counts ExpertsFromIndia as their dependable custom software development experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this UK-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    Sprint is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and ExpertsFromIndia has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 10% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Other
    The Next Evolution of Better...

    The Next Evolution of Better...

    LCE is the best educational intelligence game for your kid of 5-12 years of age. The app contains especially math games to increase their attention and strengthen their memory. The app has all the features to help you to...
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    Best for Retro Game Lovers

    Best for Retro Game Lovers

    When it comes to the all-time classic video game, nothing can beat the craze of Captain Chomp. In this, users have to collect more coins possible without getting out. For every hit, users have to give a correct answer...
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    Find Your Place Of Dream

    Find Your Place Of Dream

    To achieve the very best for our clients in an ever-changing market, our attention to detail is second to none and our individual tailored marketing strategies ensure that we retain a competitive edge. With a total...
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    A Great Vision For The Future....

    A Great Vision For The Future....

    Blast is an easy all-in-one communication app allowing you to communicate with your friends across the globe. The app comes with unlimited text, voice & video calling, photo sharing as well as group video chat...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With over 400 completed B2B and B2C commerce solutions, Vaimo is a leading solutions provider for Magento Commerce. Their team of over 300 commerce specialists design and develop award-winning digital storefronts, omnichannel solutions, and mobile apps.

    For example, they created a new web store for Helly Hansen, bringing the rich heritage of the professional outdoor gear and apparel brand to customers in a user-friendly way, on any device and channel. The new eCommerce site has seen a 32% increase in transactions, a 68% increase in mobile transactions, and a 45% increase in year-on-year revenue.

    SERVICES
    • 60% E-Commerce Development
    • 30% Web Design
    • 5% Branding
    • 5% Other
    Vaimo & Helly Hansen: Commerce...

    Vaimo & Helly Hansen: Commerce...

    Helly Hansen’s new user-friendly web store brings the rich heritage of the brand to their customers in a user-friendly way, on any device and channel. Helly Hansen has seen a 45% increase in YoY revenue with their new...
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    Lecot

    Lecot

    Prior to starting working with Vaimo, Lecot used an old e-commerce platform that did not function consistently with their ERP and PIM systems, was difficult to update, could not handle the high volume of products and only...
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    Lantmännen

    Lantmännen

    Lantmännen Maskin is Northern Europe's leader in agriculture, machinery and bioenergy. It imports and sells agricultural machinery, implements, spare parts and services in Sweden, both under its own control and through...
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    Heineken

    Heineken

    eCommerce delivery for Heineken.
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    What do Young’s Pubs and RXBar have in common? They’ve both turned to Propeller for web design expertise. This London-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Wahaca launched a platform targeting their unique users, Propeller analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Web Design
    • 35% Web Development
    • 30% E-Commerce Development
    Extending the embodiment of...

    Extending the embodiment of...

    With a legacy built on their knowledge of every touchpoint of the art of aircraft, Propeller designed a new website for  Freestream Aircraft to extend their embodiment of ultra-luxury to their digital touch points with...
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    Launching MWELL in partnership...

    Launching MWELL in partnership...

    To launch MWELL‘s new Microbiome powder, a super simple, plant-powered blend to feed your gut, we worked with the team to produce a site that was both engaging and educational for consumers. With a custom quiz and...
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    Amerifine: The definitive home of...

    Amerifine: The definitive home of...

    Amerifine is an omni channel retail platform completely devoted to American made luxury. A curated collection of the finest American brands, all made in the US . We partnered with them , in collaboration with Construct...
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    Showcasing the Cubitt House...

    Showcasing the Cubitt House...

    As part of our ongoing strategic partnership with Cubitt House, and building on the successful launch of their individual pub venue websites last year, we are proud to have also recently launched their central brand...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Loop Me, Creative Brand Design empowers brands with web design. Founded on design-first principles, this London-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Creative Brand Design’s experience is their work for Frontline UK, one of the world’s respected brands. Creative Brand Design helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 60% Web Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 10% E-Commerce Development
    • 10% Other
    Genvid

    Genvid

    The gaming industry is constantly moving forward; the Genvid website was not. The super intelligent Genvid SDK allows the production of ultra-modern, viewer-interactive gaming experiences, so the website needed a bit of...
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    Alvarium

    Alvarium

    Alvarium is a global multi-family office, co-investment partner and merchant banking boutique providing tailored solutions for families, foundations and institutions. Alvarium’s core business is in providing investment...
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    Intercounty Mercedes

    Intercounty Mercedes

    The marketing team at Intercounty Truck & Van approached us to freshen up their tired website and give it a new lease of life. Mercedes-Benz have a very robust set of brand guidelines. It was imperative these were...
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    China Telecom Europe

    China Telecom Europe

    China Telecom needed to update the existing website of their Europe division, in order to simplify the messaging & navigation as it was relatively complex. They came to Creative Brand Design looking for a fairly...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Start Smarter specializes in delivering professional, fully-responsive and bespoke website solutions, all at an affordable price. Their web design services are primarily aimed towards small businesses and startups, using frameworks such as WordPress.

    One of Start Smarter’s projects involved working with The Fire Extinguisher Store, an e-commerce platform. Start Smarter created animations for the company’s website which resulted in increased retention rates.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Web Design
    Web Design With Property Feed for...

    Web Design With Property Feed for...

    Modern and search engine friendly, yet easy-to-navigate Wordpress website customised for an estate agency based in London. This estate agency required a feed integrated to show their properties on their website in...
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    Keyword Integrated Web Design for...

    Keyword Integrated Web Design for...

    Complete web design and integrating keywords both relevant to the air compressor engineering sectors and the London location the company serves was paramount for this client.  We designed the website following the...
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    Extraordinary Web Design for a...

    Extraordinary Web Design for a...

    The client sells Fire Extinguishers online. The client wanted to make an immediate impact on visitors to entice them to remain on their website. We integrated tasteful animation onto their websites' Home page which has...
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    Web Design for a Luxury Medispa...

    Web Design for a Luxury Medispa...

    We designed a website and logo for our client who is a London based luxury beauty salon and medispa.  The client was specific about wanting to have a website designed and developed that conveyed a premium, clinical yet...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, BIGGER PICTURE has provided UX and UI design work for clients like Access IS. Based in the UK, BIGGER PICTURE brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Hampshire Light was just a new brand looking to make an impact, BIGGER PICTURE crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by BIGGER PICTURE designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Web Development
    Unicorn

    Unicorn

    A new brand and website for the accountants in London. 
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    Celebration Of Life

    Celebration Of Life

    Bigger Picture created the Celebration Of Life brand and built their e-commerce driven website. Other pieces of work include brochure and flyer design through to digital marketing and PPC.
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    Happy Doors

    Happy Doors

    Bespoke E-commerce Store to buy made to measure replacement kitchen doors.
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    Swiftpak

    Swiftpak

    Swiftpak are wholesale packaging providers based in Berkshire, UK. Their website fell out of line with their brand values so they came to us looking for a website that not only served their existing customers, but...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    LONDON, United Kingdom

    Salt Studio counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this London-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted web design work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Salt Studio helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Web Design
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 10% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Other
    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    The Salt Studio team was tasked with the redesign and then build of a new WordPress website using Elementor (https://www.eurofinance.com/international-treasury/) – to enable the in-house team to update the website with...
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    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    The Salt Studio team was tasked with the redesign and then build of a new WordPress website using Elementor (https://www.eurofinance.com/international-treasury/) – to enable the in-house team to update the website with...
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    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    EuroFinance, The Economist Group

    The Salt Studio team was tasked with the redesign and then build of a new WordPress website using Elementor (https://www.eurofinance.com/international-treasury/) – to enable the in-house team to update the website with...
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    Sainty, Hird & Partners website...

    Sainty, Hird & Partners website...

    The Salt Studio team was asked to rethink the brand’s online presence and identity, followed by the build of a new website. An SEO Audit was also factored in to the research phase. The Testing Performance team chose...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With clients like Royal Caribbean and Universal Music Group, Infinum certainly has no shortage of big-name projects in its portfolio. But despite their massive enterprise clientele, the New York-based web development agency retains a focus on creative-minded approaches to client pain points.

    The Museum of Broken Relationships made international news for its crowdsourced platform of stories and items from relationships that have ended. Infinum designed the online extension of the museum’s mission, with a fully responsive web application that connects sufferers of lost love around the world.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 35% Other
    Connected kitchen ecosystem

    Connected kitchen ecosystem

    NutriU app is an innovative app that works with smart kitchen appliances from Philips. It’s packed with hundreds of recipes, tips, and recommendations so you can get the most out of your smart appliance. We worked with...
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    The smart heart app

    The smart heart app

    The Cormeum app was inspired by a heart failure nurse specialist to provide a comprehensive, yet simple way for patients to manage their heart failure metrics, empowering them to work more effectively in partnership with...
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    Your premier virtual conference...

    Your premier virtual conference...

    Underline is the world’s first repository platform for cutting-edge scientific lectures, research, discussion, and conference live-streaming. The entire online video platform was custom-built for scientific and...
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    Manage your finances with a few...

    Manage your finances with a few...

    A while back, we became frustrated with the state of the mobile banking ecosystem. We decided to change the landscape and today, we build apps for a number of banks and similar institutions in the fintech space. The...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Fueled creates valuable and profitable apps for clients of all sizes, receiving notable recognition for their work from Creative Review and Digiday. The design and development agency specializes in projects within the arts, entertainment, and consumer products industries.

    Afterlight already had an iOS app but approached Fueled to design an Android version that included all of the same functionalities. The photo-editing app features an accessible interface that allows users to enhance images through various filters, textures, and frames. Since launching, it has garnered over 20,000 users.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Blockchain
    • 20% Other
    MGM Resorts International

    MGM Resorts International

    The official app from MGM Resorts is your personal concierge – it lets you get to your room faster, unlock your room door with Digital Key, make & manage hotel, dining, and show reservations, and find the nearest...
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    Rite Aid Pharmacy

    Rite Aid Pharmacy

    Manage all of your pharmacy prescriptions, browse and shop the Rite Aid Online Store, find product savings and coupons, and manage your wellness+ rewards account anywhere or anytime from your iPhone or iPad with the...
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    Crunchbase

    Crunchbase

    With over 31 million users, Crunchbase is the world's most relied upon business information platform. Crunchbase's mobile app is the fastest way to find what you need to know and will quickly become an indispensable part...
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    Verizon

    Verizon

    Verizon asked Fueled to create an innovative in-store mobile experience that enables customers to digitally interact with products and discover exclusive mobile content as they explore the store and pass through...
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What's the Difference Between Web Design vs Web Development?

Web design refers to how a website appears to users on the internet and the website’s overall usability. Web development involves writing the code to make the web design become a reality.

Website CMS’s like WordPress and Drupal automate some development responsibilities by providing templates and plugins out of the box to help you get started. For more complex websites, we recommend hiring a web development company with experience developing for your website CMS. A skilled web developer will help you execute on your designs, maintain your website, and provide recommendations for security and performance.

What Are the Types of Web Design?

There are 8 main types of web design:

  1. Brochure websites: A simple website that highlights a person or business with a few static pages. It is inexpensive and easy to build and may be enough for some small business or individual needs.
  2. E-commerce websites: Allow you to sell products from your site and share essential information about the products you offer. Some e-commerce websites also have a blog.
  3. Portfolio websites: Best for creatives like artists and photographers who want to display their work. Typically, portfolio websites include a couple informational pages like a brochure website, as well as visuals and images to showcase creative work.
  4. Blog websites: Feature articles, images, and videos and are the most popular type of website. They often have hundreds of pages and can make money from affiliate marketing and ads.
  5. Directory websites:List companies, products, or services and provide data to help people make a decision. Websites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Clutch are examples of directory websites.
  6. Think Facebook and Pinterest. Social media websites create interactions between users.

Which Types of Websites Are Most Visited?

The most visited sites are informational sites like Wikipedia and YouTube. Following them is the tremendous e-commerce site Amazon. After that, the most popular websites are social media or informational forums, like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit.

While it may be frustrating to realize that you are unlikely to be able to compete with these giant sites, you should be encouraged to realize that you can use them to your advantage. Answering questions on sites like Quora or Reddit, having a social media presence, and advertising on giants like YouTube can propel your website to thousands of pageviews.