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Website & Graphic Design from Carlisle, Cumbria

Sutton Design is committed in creating the right marketing tools to promote your business successfully, helping you grow and achieve your aims.

Since our inception as a graphic and website design studio in 1996, Sutton Design, has advanced greatly and more importantly, so have our clients. Based in Carlisle, we have both a local and national client base dealing with everything from small start-up businesses to large government initiatives. We believe in having a one-to-one relationship with all our clients is the key to our successful partnership.

Our Services

Our reputation is of our utmost importance and therefore a project is not complete until we ensure our clients are completely satisfied. We have designed and developed our craft for over 35 years and have gained a reputation, which we simply could not afford to tarnish. Our clients, and more importantly their clients, come first to us before any financial reward.

We are prepared to work over and above normal hours to get you’re project finished and have turned high specification websites over in as little as a month. At no point do we substitute time for quality spending even longer tweaking your final project to make it perfect. Every hour worked on a project is at maximum effort, where every client benefits from our passion to work efficiently, which we hope you will too.

We believe that our pricing is not only competitive that no other design agency with a similar reputation could match. Contact us for a quote today.

Website Portfolio

With over 20 years experience building websites, Sutton Design has gained a reputation of solid craftsmanship within this sector. Whether through simple brochure sites, fully content managed, ecommerce or hotel booking websites, they all have one thing in common, quality. Click over the images to bring up larger examples, some of which delve deeper into the website.

Case Studies

Senhouse Museum Trust

Project Branding and Website for Senhouse Roman Museum
Brief The brief was a complete redesign of the website and the incorporation of new functionality, a new logo for the Museum, an image gallery, and a general improvement for on-line visitors.
Facilitation Sutton Design gave us clear guidance as to what was possible within the constraints of our budget, then built a modern-looking and well-designed website that perfectly matched our requirements.
Services Corporate Branding
Content Managed System
Search Engine Optimisation
Website Design & Development
Client Ian Francis, Senhouse Museum Trust
Website senhousemuseum.co.uk

Rural Regeneration Unit
Community Food Co-operatives In Wales

Project Community Food Co-operatives In Wales Website
Brief To design and develop the company website linked to a user friendly database.
Facilitation Sutton Design understood and developed further our brief following a number of information gathering meetings. Our website and database was designed and built quickly and with minimum disruption, to meet our needs and the needs of our funders.
The site required to have full search facilities to allow the end user find the nearest Food Co-operative to their relevant post code, as well as several output functions in the backend, such as monthly progress outputs for each co-operative in each region and those for suppliers and products available.
Services Content Managed System
Search Engine Optimisation
Website Design & Development
Bilingual (English & Welsh)
Client Debbie Neale, Rural Regeneration Unit
Website foodcoopswales.org.uk

Appleby-in-Westmorland

Project Branding & Interpretation Panels
Brief To create a design template for six panels. Each panel to interpret the history and heritage of each location using a balanced combination of relevant text, appropriate images and strong design elements.
Facilitation Preparation of two visuals to establish the 'concept' design. Background research, production of appropriate text and sourcing/commissioning relevant images. Regular progress meetings with clients. Liaison with panel producers and other contractors.
Services Corporate Branding
Graphic Design
Client Carl Bendelow, Appleby Chamber of Trade and Commerce

Oaktree Accountancy (Cockermouth) Limited

Project Company Website
Brief An updated site accessible to mobiles and with a focus on the three key areas of Oaktree's business.
Facilitation Graeme discussed my specification in some depth to ensure it would work and give the desired result in terms of image and functionality. Several times he came up with ideas which enhanced the final solution.
Services Content Managed System
Website Design & Development
Responsive
Client Chris MacLeod, Oaktree Accountancy (Cockermouth) Limited
Website oakacc.co.uk

Clients & Testimonials

With over 18 years as a design organisation, we have built up a vast portfolio of clients both national and international. By clicking on the two links below you will find out who some of them are and more importantly what they have said about ourselves.

Clients

Our client list includes national and international organisations such as the BBC, Borealis AG, British Deaf Association, Coca-Cola, ECM, Enesco, GlaxoSmithKline, Huntsman Corporation, Jordan Nuclear, London Irish RFC, PGL Golf, Rural Regeneration Unit, Synergy, University of East Anglia and Westlakes Scientific Consulting.

Smaller more regionally recognised ones, Allan Estate Agents, ASA NorthWest, Copeland Developments, Cubby Construction, Damson Trust, English Teatime, Ennerdale Brewery, Fox QS, Glenmore Trust, Haydon Bridge, Jardine Finan, Lakeland Care Group, Logic Systems, Oaklea Trust, Scottish Masters Swimming, Senhouse Roman Museum, Tarn Road Nurseries, Thwaite Holmes and West Cumbria Development Agency.

The tourism sector features highly in our portfolio as well with Bank Mill Visitor Centre, Bower House Inn, Dancing Beck, Discover Lakeland, Forest Field Holiday Cottage, Fox & Pheasant Inn, Linskeldfield Holiday Cottages, Loch Melford Hotel, Maes-Y-Neuadd Hotel, Rothay Garden Hotel, Uniquely Coniston and Ullswater.

Testimonials

“We have worked with Graeme on all of our marketing materials, and we are delighted with the results. Despite his unfortunate aversion to squirrels he is thoroughly professional, easy to work with and highly imaginative. He has helped us achieve a very high standard of promotional literature including the website, and we look forward to working with him in the future.
Shelagh Ferguson - Ennerdale Beers

“Sutton Design have acted for us in excess of ten years in all aspects of the presentation of our business; from designing a whole livery for our fleet of 400 car transporters to stationery design and marketing material. We have always found them to be professional, creative and expeditious in every challenge we have given them.”
Ray MacDowall - ECM (Vehicle Delivery Service) Ltd

“Sutton Design were ideal partners in our website initiative. The quality of their design work is exemplary, they responded quickly to our queries, provided useful guidance throughout the process, met with us on a number of occasions, and have given us clear and ongoing advice on how to manage the site ourselves. I can highly recommend them.”
Ian Francis - Senhouse Museum Trust

“Graeme and his team are extremely helpful, professional and easy to deal with. They took our ideas and built a website and database out of them. Their ongoing support has been most useful.”
Debbie Neale - Rural Regeneration Unit

“Graeme's creativity and ability to interpret complex client needs, while challenging conventional thinking, to provide innovative solutions has made him the obvious choice. He has provided a wide variety of original and striking marketing materials for me to meet the needs of a number of diverse organisations. I have worked with Graeme periodically for over 10 years and trust him to provide the high quality work I need and expect, all within strict budget limits.”
Jennifer Holliday - Eden Nuclear and Environment Ltd

“Beautifully designed interpretative panels that can be seen in the historic town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Designed and made to time and on budget.”
Carl Bendelow - Appleby Chamber of Trade

“Great service. Dealt with my enquiry promptly and my website was up and running within 10 days.
Judy Hattle - Carlisle Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

“Graeme advised me on a project and his work is excellent. His knowledge is superb and he gently steered me to make the right decision. I have recommended Graeme to many people and would certainly use him again. His work was submitted within the expected timeframe and was high quality. I am a very satisfied customer.”
Jean Pennie - Thorn HR Solutions Ltd

“Graeme works as a partner during projects. Give him a decent brief and he'll run with the job, keeping you updated as he works, producing projects on time and on budget, allowing you to get on with the other 101 things to do in total confidence.”
Sandy Armstrong - Care Sector Alliance Cumbria

“Very impressed with the web site and the way you have looked after the on-going maintenance and support. It's been really central to our business growth over the last few years.”
Mike Postle - Forest Field

“I have always found Graeme to be very approachable and he has been available to discuss queries throughout - from forming an initial concept right through to ongoing support. Thanks to the time he spent getting to know myself and my business plans, he was able to produce a very clean looking site that delivered exactly to my brief. The content management system is very user friendly and I have been able to update quickly and simply.”
Richard Siddle - Kirkstone Photography

“Graeme designed a fantastic website for our business which has attracted lots of very positive feedback from our customers and paid a significant part in boosting our occupancy levels. His comprehensive training and ongoing support means that I am easily able to update the website (no mean feat for a technophobe). Graeme right from the start understood our requirements both in budget and style and produced a website which suited our business entirely.”
Sarah Hunter - The Fox and Pheasant Inn

“I have worked with Graeme on a number of jobs from websites to pop up stands. He clearly understands the brief and goes out of his way to find the most cost effective solution. I know I can rely on him to deliver creative on time and on budget and he is always on hand to sort any web queries. An honest, cost effective and reliable service.”
Tracey Errington - Market Sense

“I used Graeme's services for our new business,Damson Trust. He was very knowledgable and creative in designing a logo and branding for us which has resulted in our complete satisfaction in the business card, leaflet and website he designed. He went the the extra mile to ensure that we were happy with the final results and responded well to any changes we wanted to make. He spends time getting to know you as a client and to understand your business.”
Sally Sarginson - Damson Trust

“Graeme was very quick to respond to my request to create a marketing 'pop up stand'. The look he created which portrayed the essence of my message was absolutely spot on! I highly recommend Graeme for his professionalism, timeliness and creativity.”
Jennie Sutton - Enabling Success Ltd

Contact Details

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Graeme Sutton

224 Newtown Road
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA2 7NJ

Tel 01228 586546
eMail graeme@suttondesignstudio.com