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Captivate your audience

With engaging website design


If you can imagine it I'll design it! I love to create engaging website designs that connect emotionally with people

I'll understand the needs of your customer and marry them to your business objectives.


I'll employ psychological techniques that have proven to influence user behaviour.


I'll retain your website visitors and compel them to complete critical tasks that uplift engagement.

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Experience is everything

I aim to delight and surprise

When we are emotionally engaged in a design experience we are more receptive to new ideas and influence. Being delighted or surprised can have a very powerful effect on the viewer. I'll tell your story through a visually rich, memorable experience that clearly communicates value in your proposition.

Understand UX Design

Things I design

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The little things

From one-page website designs to the little bits of functionality that make it pop. I consider all website design projects no matter how small.

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The essentials

Everything I do starts with a human centered approach. Understanding the needs and motivations of your customer are critical to the success of any website I build.

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The big things

I can build website designs that are templated and content managed by your team. Including commerce, event and booking based solutions.

Wordpress website design Wordpress website design

Design, development and customisation of Wordpress. Bespoke functionality, custom taxonomies and post types. Handcrafted themes tailored to your needs.

Hosted website solutions Hosted website solutions

I can design, build and host your website. I deliver the complete end-to-end website design solution. Hassle-free, secure, fully maintained, backed up, firewall.

User experience design User experience design

Evaluation, research, I.A and prototyping. I'll help you deliver a consistent rewarding experience to your customers that builds trust and loyalty in your brand.

SEO Search engine optimised

Every website I design follows Google's good practice guidelines. I'll get you discovered through rich snippets and structured data that make your SERP's sing!

Imagery & visualisations Imagery & visualisations

Hero's, Info-Graphics, Visualisations. Clear and powerful visual messaging that piques curiosity and gives meaning to your story.

Web advertising Web advertising

Your next advertising campaign on visual steroids prepared for a range of industry standard web formats. Designed in either static or animated form.

Social media branding

Facebook covers, Instagram stories, Twitter headers, Youtube banners all beautifully designed to match your brand image.

Rich email campaigns Rich email campaigns

Increase CTR, reduce unsubscribes with rich, branded HTML email templates that are ready to use with the most popular email marketing platforms.

How I get things done

Every website design project is different but a common production scenario might look like this


Understand Discuss & Mockup

We'll talk and get to the bottom of what you want to achieve. I'll map out the basic website structure and produce some visual design mockups for your consideration.


Visualise Prototype

Using established heuristics, I'll map out the key user journeys and demonstrate a low fidelity working prototype ready for discussion and feedback.


Produce Design

Once we are both in agreement, I'll bring together the visual designs and prototype to produce the finished website design with all its functionality and interactions.


Deliver Deploy

Once you are happy, I can deploy the final website design assets to a live environment, your team or cloud based storage. Or I can host your website on my own server.

25% discount
Nonprofit discount

Are you a not-for-profit organisation doing something positive for a community of people or the environment? I can offer a discount.

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Affordable Design Package
Affordable design packages

On a tight budget and just starting up? I have put together a range of simple affordable website design packages that get you up & running.

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Can you design the visual look for a website (no code)?

Certainly! I can produce templated visual assets that another web developer can easily use as their starting point for a new website design.

I already have a website. Can you upgrade, improve or enhance it?

Definitely! I can audit and evaluate your existing website to assess its current construction and recommend areas of improvement.
Get a free audit now!

Can you design a new feature or enhancement for my website?

Of course! I regularly design and build new features and functionality for existing websites. Just tell me what you need?

Clients say it best

Client Secretgardenweb.co.uk
Alistair Smith


Leo has played a key role in growing my business. Over 6000 leads from our website in the last 5 years! My only problem is managing the work load.

Client - zenotech.com
David Standingford


Dropdeaddesign have been working with us for several years to develop a strong and consistent brand - across multiple products and services.

Client - bathoralsurgeryclinic.co.uk
Tim Milton


Leo’s expertise has been essential for the design, advice and development of the new website for Bath Oral Surgery Clinic and has made it so much more effective, particularly with the on-line referral process.

Let's go zero to hero

I would love take your next website design project from zero to hero