We are a web design and web development company in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, specialising in both technology and design driven websites for a wide range of businesses, organisations and individuals.

Underpinning our services is expertise in website engineering, Internet systems design, Information Architecture, open source server programming, open source database development and compliant web page authoring and creative visual design solutions.

We specialise in creating bespoke dynamic websites with MySQL database for content management and merchant products, using current best practices and technologies such as Really Simple Syndication (RSS), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Mark-up Language (XML), Hypertext Pre-processor (PHP) and Structured Query Language (SQL).

We also follow w3c standards for presenting web content and conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Our web page authoring and search engine optimisation contribute towards a higher natural page ranking in search engine results.

Where businesses require online credit card processing we can provide a complete personalised payment solution integrating with clients chosen payment provider.

Stiff Design is proud to be able to provide specialist web services achieving a high level of customer satisfaction. Our clients are from a wide range of industries including travel, insurance, events management, ecommerce, social enterprise, education, television and media


Peter Stiff

Graduated with a BA(hon) Fine Art. After 14 years as the specialist technician for the Arts Council Collection he undertook two years graduate studies gaining a PG Dip in Interactive Digital Media. Peter is expert in website engineering, Internet systems design, Information Architecture, server programming, database technologies, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and compliant web page authoring.

Joanne Makin

Has a BA(hon) Fine Art and an MA Illustration and Editorial Design. She has gained considerable experience in advertising and design during her 16 years as a freelance illustrator.

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Whether you're looking for a simple professional looking website or have bigger ideas, we're here to help you achieve your goals. We offer the following web design packages and add-ons:


Web Design for Desktops

Competitively priced websites designed and built in-house to the highest quality and hand coded using valid HTML & CSS.

  • Unique website design
  • Stock images & graphics included
  • Web page templates optimised for desktop browsers
  • Compatible with all the major platforms & modern desktop browsers
  • SEO Basics
Web Design for Mobile & Desktops

Mobile-friendly website providing a great user-experience across many devices and screen sizes.

  • Unique website design
  • Stock images & graphics included
  • Web page templates using 'Fluid Layouts' & CSS3 Media Queries for smartphones tables, laptops and desktops
  • Compatible with all the major platforms, devices, modern desktop & mobile browsers
  • SEO Basics
Additional Options
  • Logo design
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • SEO Advanced
  • Page Speed Optimisation
  • Web Hosting

a real understanding and application of customer service and with all-round in-depth knowledge of both design and SEO.

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