Business design and print packages »

It’s that time of year again where we lose an hour’s morning in bed!

However, we thought we’d brighten up your Monday morning by launching a brand new offer. We have two new design and print packages for you to make the most of, ideal for startup businesses but open for anyone to take advantage of.

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New Ice Cream Tricycle web design for south wales »

Steffan Thomas of Llandybie recently approached design reaction in need of a website to get his start-up business up and running. Steffan’s idea of an ice cream tricycle to provide a luxury service at weddings and events seemed like a great idea and we were more than happy to help him out.

With a logo design already in place, Steffan needed an able web design company to take care of the look as well as functionality of his new website. With most of his updates being published to twitter, the site features a twitter widget to keep the page fresh and current.

The site also features a gallery page and contact form for a pleasant customer experience.

To book your next ice cream tricycle or to check out the site click here.

Ysgol Y Bedol web design

Ysgol Y Bedol web design

Ysgol Y Bedol web design

Ysgol Y Bedol web design

 

Ysgol Y Bedol

Ysgol Y Bedol based in Garnant, South Wales already had a website provided by Carmarthenshire County Council. Design Reaction was approached by Ysgol Y Bedol in the search to update their website from the provided template to stand out from the crowd and to help make the process of updating their website a little easier.

Using WordPress, Design Reaction provided a full CMS system with a custom design to suit the client’s needs. The new website is child friendly and colourful, yet easy to use and navigate for parents and teachers. The site consists of a homepage with a further 6 sub homepages where Ysgol Y Bedol have full access to add pages as needed to each sub homepage. The site has a gallery section where new galleries can be created and amended, a staff/class section where teachers can amend the page as they wish with updated news plus further features.

Stefano ice cream web design

Stefano ice cream web design

Stefano ice cream web design

Stefano ice cream web design

 

Stefano Ice Cream Tricycle

Stefano Ice Cream is a classic ice cream tricycle that comes with a dressed side table to deliver high quality ice cream smothered in a choice of toppings and sauces to ice cream lovers.

Aimed as a feature at a wedding or convenience at a corporate event, Stefano Ice Cream Tricycle was developed to provide a high quality service serving the best quality ice cream from Heavenly in Llandeilo. Stefano Ice Cream required a brochure website turned around with a professional finish to compliment the quality of the service that they had to offer across South Wales. The site will initially be their main source of promoting the business over the coming summer months providing valuable information such as updated pricing, gallery of recent events and memorandums from happy customers.

Why not book Stefano Ice Cream for your next event?

New Clearance startup company in Ammanford requiring the works »

MG Clearance, a new startup company in Ammanford were looking for a design company to take care of their whole branding from logo design, to public awareness and website design.

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Hafod Finance CMS web design

Hafod Finance CMS web design

Hafod Finance CMS web design

 

Hafod Finace Solutions

Put simply, Hafod Finance endeavour to understand business requirements and source the ideal solution for investing in assets and other funding needs. The local start-up business were in the process of branding the new business and were looking for a simple and clean web solution that complimented their business ethos.

Hafod Finance contacted design reaction after a recommendation, and felt that our clean and simplistic sense of style and approach to projects was exactly what they needed to get their business online. The site was built following the guidelines of the new branding with the aim of providing a simple answer to providing visitors with answers and clear explanation to what services they offer. The clean looking site consists of a welcome home page, about page, services page cleverly utilising anchor points to jump directly to the service of the user’s choice, and a contact page displaying a map. Design Reaction also provided the set up and branding of a twitter account and also implemented a twitter feed on to the website.

For more information on Hafod Finance visit their site.

Local builder looking to rebrand and better online awareness »

Mainwaring Groundwork & Construction of Ammanford is a reputable builder in the local area looking to improve their general appearance.

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CFL Commercials web design

CFL Commercials web design

CFL Commercials web design

 

CFL Commercials Vehicle Repair Centre

CFL Commercials have withheld their position as one of the leading independent commercial vehicle repair centres in Carmarthenshire for many years. The company, based in Ammanford, are respected and popular across the UK working with a number of large players and household names providing diagnostic checks, restoration services and more.

The local company contacted design reaction to re-design their website to create a cleaner, more sleek and professional looking website. With limited updates needed, CFL Commercials decided that a static website would be more than adequate.

CFL Commercials were looking for a clean design utlising their company colours, promoting their services and past work. It was decided that a services page would cover a number of what they have to offer, with an additional diagnostics and restoration page highlighting their main area of work. A gallery page was created to showcase the quality and standard of the work they have to offer with a contact page boasting a contact form, contact details and map for easy navigation. In addition to the above, design reaction created a twitter account for CFL Commercials and implemented the twitter widget on to their website as well as linking to their current facebook page.

Head over to the new CFL Commercials website for more information.

Plastics company delve into the digital world »

Ammanford based plastics company Amman UPVC look to take their products online.

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Current customer seeking to expand »

Barleybind care home, a current client of Design Reaction, get in touch to create a new website for their newest addition.

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CMS website for biking company »

A new startup company recently got in touch with Design Reaction for a CMS website.

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Financial website design for local company »

A local startup contacts design reaction for a financial website design to be developed and built.

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Plumbing company in Wolverhampton go digital »

A plumbing company in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, contact design reaction to design and build their new CMS website.

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Website design for primary school »

A local primary School using the council’s website template felt that they needed a CMS website with a little more control and flexibility. They recently contacted design reaction to create this with a child friendly design yet professional and informative for parents.

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Local business website request »

Local company CFL Commercials recently contacted design reaction for a quote to re-design their company website. Up against much competition, design reaction succeeds in obtaining the contract.

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Hair and Beauty business seems to be booming »

2013 seems to be a good year for the Hair and Beauty industry… but if the call comes in, design reaction can help.

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Glamorous U hair and beauty salon CMS web design

Glamorous U hair and beauty salon CMS web design

Glamorous U hair and beauty salon twitter & facebook setup

 

Glamorous U Hair & Beauty Salon Risca

Glamorous U Hair & Beauty Salon have not long opened their doors in Risca to provide a modern, relaxing and glamorous experience to the people of Newport. The new and sleek salon has a young vibe with a luxury atmosphere with women of all ages booking appointments from their wide selection of hair and body treatments. The company was branded by design reaction, along with the design and print of flyers, vouchers and posters, Glamorous U contracted design reaction to custom design and develop their new website.

The website kept on brand, with a sleek, glossy dark feel, with the use of stock imagery and salon shots. The site consisted of the usual homepage, about, contact, price lists, staff, news and products page, and was built with a CMS for the client to amend prices and add news as needed. The project also involved setting up social media channels for Facebook and Twitter.

Glamorous U have had a great start to their business, and are soon looking to have a mobile app so that their customers can easily call the salon direct, book an appointment via a calendar and benefit from special offers sent and alerted to them direct from their smartphone.

Busy busy time! »

With Christmas and New Year’s gone, and been a very busy one, personally and work related, design reaction wish everyone a big thank you for your continuous support.
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blush hair and beauty salon CMS web design

blush hair and beauty salon CMS web design

blush hair and beauty salon CMS web design

blush hair and beauty salon CMS web design

 

Blush Hair & Beauty Salon, Carmarthen

Blush Hair & Beauty Salon in Carmarthen, South Wales have recently expanded their business premises as well as their services. With the development of the business, a larger client base and loyal customers, Blush felt that they were ready to step into the online world to provide more information to their visitors at their fingertips. Blush have commissioned Design Reaction to design, build and host their new website, in an effort to draw more customers and to make the whole customer experience even more luxurious starting from the comfort of their own home through to a new designer hair style and pampering experience.

The new website consists of information about the services, business, premises and staff to help customers feel more at ease and comfortable. A list of treatments along with prices is available in an effort to provide the customer with all the information they need before arriving or even calling the salon. A CMS system has been built in to the site so that Blush can update the pricing and text as they need.

During the build of this site, Blush Hair & Beauty Salon expanded even further by opening a separate premises solely for tanning beds. With the feature of the CMS on the website, it was easy enough to add this page in last minute.

Check out the live Blush Hair & Beauty Salon website, and call to make an appointment.

Cre8ive Carpentry web design

Cre8ive Carpentry web design

Cre8ive Carpentry web design

 

Cre8ive Carpentry, Ammanford

Cre8ive Carpentry is a family run business based in Llandybie near Ammanford since the mid 90’s, and has a great track record of reliability across their range of services. The Cre8ive Carpentry site had served its purpose over the years, but felt they needed to move on and update the site to be in keeping with the times. Cre8ive Carpentry requested a re-design to their original site as well as add an image gallery to add that little extra to the site.

Cre8ive Carpentry requested the design to be clean and stick with the light blue colours, and to be easy to get around the site. Another addition to the new site is a secure contact form on the contact page. The additional gallery page gives the visitor a little more confidence in choosing Cre8ive Carpentry for any upcoming projects.

Google analytics has also been applied for the client to track the number of visitors visiting their site and to follow how they are arriving at their site.

The Smiths Arms CMS web design

The Smiths Arms CMS menu web design

The Smiths Arms CMS news page

The Smiths Arms website design map

 

The Smiths Arms, Foelgastell

The Smiths Arms Foelgastell near Cross Hands, South Wales is a quaint country pub with great food, local beers and a close community. Customers travel from afar to The Smiths Arms to try their local foods with exclusive evenings being held as fish nights, curry nights, entertainment and more. The country pub and restaurant based in Foelgastell have great feedback from their customers, that returning customers book special events and parties there. The Smiths Arms decided to expand their site to display their full food and drinks menus and due to the continuous changes to the menus, they needed a CMS system so they could log in and change the details when needed.

The design of the site is traditional yet modern, a site design that would appeal to all ages. The brief stated that The Smiths Arms colours were red and black, so without making the site too dark, I incorporated a third pale yellow colour to a hint of heritage to the site, and this has worked very well. The site is fully managed by the client, so that they can change text as and when wanted, update menus, add images to the pages, add posts to the news page and update the Swans page.

The site also features a secure contact form along with a Google map, with Google analytics for the client to track the number and pattern of visitors. The Smiths Arms, Foelgastell is also the first of my clients sites to incorporate the new Cookie policy law.

To view the live site, head over to the Smiths Arms »

New Design Reaction 2012 website prices »

I did say in January that by the end of the month I was aiming to get a prices page up on the Design Reaction site with set package prices for websites…

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envirotekenergy solar energy website design Ammanford

envirotekenergy solar energy website design ammanford

envirotekenergy solar energy website design ammanford

 

Envirotekenergy

Envirotekenergy are quite a new company in the Solar panel installation scene, and were looking for a clean, modern site full of information to convert visitors to loyal customers.

Envirotekenergy found design reaction via a google search for a local web designer in the Ammanford area. After a quick look at my web site and portfolio, followed by a phonecall to find out what I could provide and for what price, Envirotekenergy were more than happy to commision Design Reaction to design and build their new website.

Envirotekenergy wanted the site to be clean, with minimal design elements, so I decided to attack the design with light shades of greys, and some subtle blues to tie in with the brand.

The client decided to go for a static site which has 7 pages plus a site map. The pages include a home page, about solar, products, green deal, case studies page with a gallery, contact form and a solar calculator. The calculator is provided by solar guide which estimates details such as how much the customer is expected to generate and earn based on their input.

Go to the live Envirotekenergy website »

Launch of website for new solar company »

Design reaction has recently launched Cool Energy System’s new website in the last month, and have been working on a second solar website that is also due to go live this week.

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Cool Energy Systems solar energy website design south wales

Cool Energy Systems solar energy website design south wales

Cool Energy Systems solar energy website design south wales

 

Cool Energy Systems

Cool Energy Systems were looking to get a clean and informative site to raise their companies awareness in the South Wales area as well as promote their solar energy products.

Design reaction was recommended to Cool Energy Systems by a previous client. They decided that between the price being right, and my portfolio suiting their needs, Cool Energy Systems chose to use me to design and build their new site.

Cool Energy Systems already had literature out in the field, so the design needed to keep within brand, yet clear to potential site visitors. The site’s design is primarily white with a light shade of sky blue, with a third colour of green, tying in with the majority of their competitors.

The site has a static front page and services page, with a gallery case studies page and a secure contact form. The client has CMS access to log in and change content when needed, as well as upload new images to the case studies page.

Barleybind care home CMS web design

Barleybind care home CMS web design

Barleybind care home CMS web design

 

Barleybind Care Homes

Barleybind Ltd currently have 2 care homes in South Wales. The first is Cartref Ael-Y-Bryn in Ammanford, and the Second, Cilymaenllwyd in Llanelli. Barleybind is an expanding business, and were looking to bring their web presence in keeping with the time as well as a CMS system to manage their expansion plans. The CMS system enables the client to update pages, news, events and add new Care Homes as they grow.

The design keeps in theme of their current branding, and has a professional yet subtle approach so that it is easy to navigate, and user friendly to visitors of all ages. The site has 6 main pages, with an unlimited number of news pages for the client to add as they wish as well as individual care home specific pages. On the majority of the pages, you will find recent news posts that are automated when the client adds a new post to the news & events page, a static services and careers page, and a secure contact form.

There is a main ‘Our Homes’ page that briefly describes the company homes with a drop down list when you hover over this link to select a specific home. These pages all show contact details as well as a map.

The client has plans to expand the site further for secure login so that staff can log in from different areas to access private material.

Solar companies website design »

With the abundance of solar companies currently setting up shop in the UK, the solar market is a big game with plenty of players.

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Replay Education Services re-visit »

I was recently contacted by a past client, Replay Education Services, that needed to expand their current website.

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LG Windows CMS website design

 

LG Windows

LG Windows of Tumble, South Wales has been trading for a couple of years and has built a reputation of being reliable and guarantee good quality workmanship. Customers of LG Windows are generally impressed with the work and service that the business primarily advertise from word by mouth. Now that the business has expanded, and has started looking into a range of new and different services, LG Windows have asked us to start the design and setting up the new website ready to launch early in the new year so that current and new customers have a place to visit to read up on the services.

The site will have CMS features so that the client can log in to add new, edit and delete pages when new details for services need changing. The site is currently in the design process and will hopefully go live early in 2012. Check out the rest of the portfolio & site, and come back to see the completed website.

a new project to care of »

design reaction have successfully secured a new project to get their teeth into, this time a website redesign for a local care home in Penybanc just on the outskirts of Ammanford.

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Tuf Treads CMS website design

 

Tuf Treads LTD.

Tuf Treads LTD. of Pontyberem, South Wales have been trading for many years and have built a very reputable name for themselves. Catering for B2B, tyre retreading is their specialist service. Up until now, Tuf Treads LTD. haven’t ventured into the online market, but after learning that a site to direct customers to use as an online library for tyre pattern choices as well as an informative site will not only speed up the business process, but target a bigger audience as well, they were sold at the idea to invest online.

The site will benefit from CMS features that will allow the client to log in and change content of pages as well as add new, edit and delete tyre patterns as new products are updated within the product library. The site is in the design process and is aimed to go live in September, check out the rest of the portfolio & site, and come back to see the completed website.

site is live and kicking »

design reaction have been working on the new site for a few weeks now, but are happy to announce that it is now live and can get on with the more important things… client work.

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