Development Lancaster


If you want a website, app, software system, or something that you can’t quite describe, our diversity can help bring your project to life. We’ve experience in Joomla! Wordpress, Magento, we’ve built apps for iOS7, Android (even Windows!), designed bespoke software for international organisations and yet we still haven't covered everything.

With over 12 years experience designing websites that engage your audience, we know we can create an amazing website that meets the objectives of your business. We have worked with international firms, charities, SMEs and blue-chip companies.

Design Lancaster


We've undertaken hundreds of design projects; from branding and stationery, to corporate brochures, office interiors and websites. Beyond graphic design, we are multi-media.

As the digital age develops, more of our design needs to work across multiple platforms; a brochure is no longer just a print job, but may need to be an interactive element on a website, or a 'videoinfographic'. That's what makes us multi-media designers.

Strategy Lancaster


We attract, engage and retain your target audience by developing strategies that focus on results; because that's what matters to you. We take the time to understand your business requirements and objectives. We research your products, services and competitors and plan a digital marketing strategy targeted at relevant audience groups.

Attract; from the way you look, to how you are found. We offer the full range of online marketing services.
Engage; using expertise to plan and design your user experience with the right results.
Retain; putting your web presence on a proactive footing, encouraging your audience to keep coming back.

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Fluent Money

A logo, a website, an app, several animations and a redecorated office, we were proud when the founders of the UK’s leading secured loan broker briefed us with the task of creating their brand identity and developing their company ethos.

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Palisades Capital

Palisades Capital is able to deliver outstanding returns built on deep domain expertise in commercial real estate and a proven track record successfully building, growing and managing multi-billion dollar investing and operating businesses throughout all economic cycles. Joaquin De Monet founded Palisades in 2013 when he left his role with Arden Realty/GE Capital having grown the company from its routes in Southern California to a national company that had built a 27 million square foot portfolio of office/industrial properties.

Having worked with the marketing team at Arden/GE we were pleased to receive the call to work with the team again to design and build the web presence for Palisades.

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Servicon Systems

Identified as one of the ‘fastest growing private companies in America’ (source; Inc Magazine), Servicon systems provide a range of specialist custodial and cleaning services to industry. Having recently opened their new state of the art (and award winning) training facility, Servicon awarded refined by the contract to design and build a new responsive website to reflect both their recent investment and their ongoing commitment to change the face of the cleaning industry.

The new website is designed to provide the platform to spread their message using strong imagery and concise information to leave their clients old and new that they are engaging with the right people. The new website has a number of features and function to engage visitors, answer their questions and to encourage them to get in touch. In addition the platform is designed to enable the introduction of new facilities and features with the minimum of disruption.

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Part of International Motors, Isuzu is synonymous with rural activities and country life producing quality pick-up trucks used extensively in the farming and construction industries.

We have created a responsive website to showcase the brand’s written and video content that promotes Isuzu and its vehicles as the centre-point of outdoor life. This content is also fed to the app, providing users with push notifications so they know when the latest content is published, that they can read offline and share directly from within the app.

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Having developed the AONBs previous website, we were delighted to be asked to provide their new site. We created a content management system, enabling AONB to update it themselves. We also included Google calendar integration for their events. The new site is responsive, maximising the viewing experiencewhether using a home PC or mobile. We included an interactive map andanimated customer slideshow. Clever use of the AONBs branding and colour scheme differentiates between the various areas of the site and clear signposts enable visitors to discover what the area has to offer and the great work done by AONB and their partners

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City Lab
4-6 Dalton Square

8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday

01524 237 316

Co. Reg number 08983140

Others who have got in touch

  • Stobart Group
  • NHS
  • Subaru
  • Arden Realty
  • Grant Thornton

Customer information packs

Interactive navigation homepage

Fluid Width Layouts

‘Outdoor Life’ news feed homepage

Colour co-ordinated homepageusing branding

Compass 360 performance review software


Loan process App ‘My Fluent’

Property Portfolio

Touch-enabled optimisation

Responsive design

Tablet responsive design

Stobart Group websites and intranet


Responsive web design

Responsive design

Mobile development and user experience

Logo branding and print example

Phone responsive design

Audax Pension - brand design, web and software development