Dorset Web Design

We design and produce great looking, functional websites. Our web designs are tailored to each individual client’s requirements: and can consist of anything from single landing pages to complex e-commerce sites. We offer various content management solutions for web sites that are easy and quick to update, including customised WordPress development.

We work closely with our clients to determine what goals are relevant to them. We work from there to specify a unique solution that will give the best result for the budget. We are clear and up-front about our fees and we offer excellent after-sales advice and support.

We have 10 years’ experience building websites, for clients ranging from multinationals to SMEs and local Dorset businesses. Our approach to web design is to keep things as simple as possible for the client, offering friendly advice and cost-effective solutions that deliver results. Contact us now to see how Osis can build the site that’s right for you.

Our sites can incorporate social networking features, customised feedback forms and all types of image galleries and other media. Our Dorset web design studio can produce website animations and dynamic content to create exciting showcases for products and services. We can design for web sites that need to work across browsers and devices. We can also offer friendly and helpful advice on search engine optimisation and web site promotion. Our sites have many Search Engine Optimisation features included in the price.

Design packages

We offer excellent value bundles incorporating website development with branding and animation options. These bundles can save you a lot of money if you’re looking to get an all-in solution for your business, and are a great option for start-ups and first websites. Take a look at our design packages here»

Osis web site development services:

  • The new tenants of The Phelips Arms needed a new pub website in a hurry - when they contacted us they were 2 weeks from starting their tenancy and the site had to be up and running by then. We mocked some ideas up in Adobe XD which were soon accepted and refined and the pub...
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  • We are happy to announce the launch of our latest website. The NOCS (New Opportunities for Community and Support) charity provides support, development opportunities and fun for people with high levels of social anxiety and difficulties with social interaction, particularly due to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as Asperger’s, or mental health challenges. They do...
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  • The Association of Master Herbalists contacted us for a redesign of their aging website. The old site had become cumbersome to update and was looking dated, so we were asked to design an easily maintained and modern-looking website to take them forward. The site has user registration forms and member directories with search facility, with individual...
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  • Our client runs a busy salon in Clapham and asked us for a stylish, responsive website that drives clients to his business. We built this Wordpress powered website for him which includes various marketing enhancements - pop-up call to actions, vouchers, email lists and custom mobile layout. Custom theme for mobile users Pop -...
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  • Family-run care home web design We produced this web site for a care home based in Birmingham. The client wanted to convey the friendly, family oriented atmosphere of the home while highlighting their commitment to resident's well-being. Our design emphasises the caring ethos of the business. The site is fully content-managed using Wordpress. Web design Logo design...
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  • Created for another Dorset ecological consultancy, this Wordpress site offers visitors information and booking options for a variety of training courses. Web design WordPress customisation Full page background video  
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  • We designed this new website for Dorset startup, CD Interpretation. We created some custom 3D graphics as well as technical drawings and various brochure/interpretation board samples to use in marketing the site, which is built on the Wordpress platform. Custom schematic drawings Web design WordPress customisation 3D graphics and schematic drawings  
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  • Osis have managed Purbeck Art Weeks' design requirements for several years, including web design of  their e-commerce site, branding and print collateral (including festival brochure, large format banners, pull-ups and print advertising). We are pleased to fulfil this key role for this organisation which has seen tremendous growth over the last few years. The PAW website features artist listings, media galleries, dynamic venue...
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  • We have just launched this London Artist Website, showing a great range of unique and beautiful art by Ian Ribbons. Built using the Opencart E-commerce platform. Web design E-Commerce  
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  • We have just launched Viva Banners, a new outdoor advertising website promoting  London company Viva Banners Ltd. Completely custom designed with full content management functionality, the client was looking for a bold and colourful site that would appeal to advertising buyers in the capital. As well as designing the logo and stationery, we created mockups...
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  • The Purbeck Collective is an artist's group based in Dorset, we designed this artists website as a showcase and marketing platform for the members of the collective. The artists can update their profiles and upload images, publish articles on the site, and sell items through their Paypal accounts. We also designed posters to promote exhibitions and...
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  • We have worked with Kingfish for a number of years, this was their second web design and branding job by Osis. The client was keen to feature bold imagery and convey strength and speed, Osis produced this bold design as well as an updated logo to fulfil the brief. "Shannon Ribbons at Osis design has been a key component in...
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  • Designed to offer responsive design and multimedia elements across all platforms, this site includes html animations as well as separate video formats for other browsers, slideshows, 3D carousels and galleries. All aspects including slideshows are configurable through an easy to use content management system tailored to the site Web design Identity design Content managed
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  • Just in time for winter 2012, this site offers some very funky Swedish fashion to keep warm in. As well as the logo and identity, we also created other graphic assets such as facebook badges, mailchimp templates, banner designs etc... Web design Identity design E-commerce  
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  • An e-commerce site for a funky designer of bed wear and lounge wear! Incorporating corporate identity and web design, the site uses a custom theme for the Opencart e-commerce platform.   Web design Identity design E-commerce  
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  • Baby IQ produce and distribute high quality infant DVDs incorporating music from the London Symphony Orchestra and supported by the National Literacy Trust. They approached Osis a while back for a homepage animation for their site. Our involvement grew over time as we provided a full multimedia service including: web site design, 3D modelling, packaging design and...
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  • Luxury Farmhouse Accommodation: Web design and production, corporate identity
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  •   Ocean Bay (now re-branded as The Bull & Boat) enjoys a fantastic location next to the beach in Swanage Bay. The beach side location and ambience were an important aspect of the owner's marketing strategy, so he asked us to build a site which reflected the location and atmosphere of Ocean Bay. We created various...
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Our approach

We work with our clients to build up a picture of the web site’s purpose and intended internet audience, so we can plan the best solution for the given time and budget. Web site development is best approached as a partnership as the client will know their business needs and expectations best. We always keep our costs and time-scales transparent and pride ourselves on working within a quoted budget and delivering on time. Read more about our approach

Content management solutions

If you want a website you can update yourself, or need to convert an existing site to one you can manage, we can develop a Content Management System to put you in control. Read more about our content management solutions


We have built custom E-Commerce sites for small to medium businesses. Our E-Commerce solutions are extremely cost effective, wherever possible keeping development and software costs to a minimum. If you are starting out we can help you sell on-line cheaply and effectively, for a fraction of the cost charged by some agencies – we manage this by not selling overcomplicated solutions where simplicity works just as well. Contact us now to find out how we can help get your business selling online in no time at all!

Search engine optimisation

A website is worth nothing if it is invisible to search engines such as Google and Yahoo. We will ensure that search engine optimisation is applied right from the outset, by considering factors such as target market, keyword usage and page design. For a truly comprehensive campaign we would consult with the client on a wide range of options available. Read more about search engine optimisation here

Logical structure, clear navigation, engaging content

With knowledge of user experience and information architecture, we can help plan the development of a large site in order to optimise internet traffic, develop logical structures and design interactive features, helping your customers make sense of your business. Alternatively, if a simple ‘shop window’ is all that is currently needed, we will advise accordingly and avoid running up unnecessary costs. As a creative web company, Osis will be able to advise on strategies for attracting and retaining visitors

Branding and corporate identity

Branding is an essential consideration for any organisation. Osis Design has experience in translating existing brands to the web, re-branding existing sites, and creating brand assets such as logos and guidelines from scratch. We are careful to ensure that our client’s corporate identity is presented professionally. Click here to read about our branding and logo design services

Flash animation

We are well versed in Flash animation and relish working on creative web projects involving interactivity and animation. When used appropriately Flash can add greatly to the user experience, whether in describing complex processes or adding to the ambience and enjoyment of the site. We can design interactive maps, charts, product demos… in fact just about anything.


We can create custom WordPress web sites, making use of the wealth of content management and blogging functionality that this platform offers. Using a combination of commercial templates and custom coding and styling, we can produce just about anything the client requires quickly and easily.