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Web Design for the real world

Pixelhaus Studios are a full service web design company based in Bournemouth covering Dorset and the UK for design, build and digital marketing. So what do we mean by 'real world'? Before we start any website design project we take the time to fully understand your business. We research your brand, strategy, products, services and most importantly your customers so we can create an end result that is tailormade to you and your needs.

Our Process

Every website (and indeed customer) is unique but there are common aspects to every project:



We will discuss with you what your goal is from the project. Anyone can design a pretty website; eye candy if you prefer. But unless clear goals have been defined for the purpose of the website you will not see the return on your investment.

Examples might include to increase enquiries about services, an uplift in sales, reducing bottlenecks in a sales pipeline or increasing traffic from mobile users.

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We will choose an appropriate content management platform that is best suited to your needs and then specify the functionality that is required.

WireframingDepending on budget we may choose an appropriate theme for your site and customise it or alternatively we will design from scratch; in this instance we may provide wireframe layouts as part of the design process.



This is the stage of the project where the designs or chosen theme are implemented in code. This can take time but generally the site will be online on a test domain so you see progress as it happens.

website qa


Once built and nearing completion we test it on different devices and browsers, making sure it works as expected including on mobiles. Usability testingAny changes that are required within the design and specification brief will be carried out. Changes that go beyond this would be chargeable.

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Depending on the choice of platform for your site, we will train you or key members of your staff in the relevent aspects of managing it. This can either be done in person at our offices, at your place of work or via remote screensharing.

website launch

Handover and launch

When the site is ready to launch, we will make the necessary changes to the server, redirect the domain name and set up any required email addresses. Additional works usually include setting up 301 redirects, implementing google analytics and webmaster tools.


For companies based in Bournemouth, Poole, Ferndown, Wimborne, Dorset and further afield we are more than happy to act on a consultancy basis to work with your in-house web design team advising on all aspects of design, build, security, hosting and online marketing. Even if you would just like to discuss a future project give us a call on 01202 676888.

Features at a glance

Bespoke design and development

Designed and spec'd to meet your needs and your budget.

Easy to use content management systems

Create, edit and delete pages, articles, products and more without touching a single line of code.

Mobile responsive as standard

We build EVERYTHING to adapt seamlessly to phones, tablets and desktop.

Optimised for speed and security

Our sites are hardened against attack and optimised to minimise load times even on poor connections.

Rock solid hosting with backups

Our reliable UK based servers are monitored 24/7. We take daily backups too for peace of mind. Email hosting is included.

Google analytics and webmaster tools

We will set up your Google analytics and Google webmaster tools to ensure your site has the best relationship with the search giant.

Training and support

We're with you for the long haul. We train every client in person how to administer to their website and provide all the support you need as your online business grows.

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