New websites 2023/24

April 18, 2024

tallhatDesign has created a number of new websites over the last few months. From the charity sector – the Museum of the Bath at Work, to a company right at the heart of the European energy trading market, – as always the variety keeps things interesting. In most cases I have project managed and …more

The Big Blue Sea Kayak Challenge

May 16, 2022

“He’s just rounded the Lizard!” The great thing about being web designer is the fun projects that sometimes come along. Where you get to learn new things and help out in some way with someone’s project. A couple of years ago I started building a site for a friend who was retiring from the Fire …more

Launched in 2019 – some new websites

January 13, 2020

2019 was a busy year. A new website is underway but in the meantime I thought I’d post a few new projects that have been delivered recently. Some of these have yet to make it to the portfolio… Farmhouse A brand new hotel in the Catskills (up-state New York) – tallhatDesign designed and built …more

It’s not all corporate design!

September 3, 2017

We don’t just do corporate design and websites, here’s a showreel of some of the ‘fun stuff’ – animated content, game development, plus some concept work and personal projects Clients included: BBC/Ecowatch, Nobok (Sports), Festo, Lloyds TSB, Adidas, Orange

Vector hand-drawn style arrows – free downloads

August 22, 2017

I needed some hand-drawn style vector arrows for a project and ended up creating my own. I’ve put them here for free downloading in case they’re useful to anyone else: PDF: 738kb file Adobe Illustrator: 1.7mb file (CS6 format)

Vector illustration examples

April 21, 2017

I was asked to collate a selection of vector illustrations I’d created for various projects, and thought I’d make these available here. See below (click to enlarge), or visit   [ngg_images gallery_ids=”5″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_pro_masonry” size=”210″ padding=”18″]

New website for ‘The Dire Straits Experience’

September 5, 2016

tallhatDesign was approached to create a new website for ‘The Dire Straits Experience’ – a band containing several original members of Dire Straits and recreating the sound and live experience of this hugely popular group. A key aim was to make use of tour photography to get across the energy and scale of the live …more


March 3, 2011

We designed the new branding and website for this California-based geodata specialist. The website is set up using the WordPress platform, which provides a great way to keep the site content up-to-date and ‘in house’. A bespoke WordPress theme was designed and developed. We also designed and produced the Flash animations within the website

Isometric Flash animation

October 18, 2010

We created an animated Flash illustration to explain the products and services provided by System 2000 Group. This has been built into their homepage and also provide navigation to the sub-sections of their website. The illustration began life as an isometric pencil sketch which was scanned and traced in Adobe Illustrator. The layer elements were …more