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About us

Matthew Tapp web designer & developer


Web design & development

Matt is the founder of the business and has over 15 years’ experience in the web design & development industry. He has a BA(Hons) degree in Graphic Design and after working for various local companies, back in 2018 he decided to take the leap and start his own business… and Matthew Tapp Design was born.

His skills range from business branding & design, right through to technical & bespoke website development. His expertise is in Wordpress website development but has a comprehensive knowledge of other platforms such as Shopify. Having trained originally as a Graphic Designer, he also has extensive expertise in logo design & branding, allowing him to work on clients’ non-digital marketing as well.

Catherine Tapp copywriter & social media specialist


Copywriting, SEO & Social Media

After having their two sons, Catherine decided she wanted to be part of the business and now runs the copywriting, SEO & social media side of Matthew Tapp Design. She gained her SEO Specialist certification in 2021, allowing her to help Matt with optimising new websites to make sure they don’t just look great, but perform well too.

She has always had a love of writing and since running different social media accounts, has also developed a passion for content creation. Her social media work has caught the attention and been used by large national & multinational companies, such as Usborne Publishing and

Our digital toolkit

WordPress developer
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Shopify ecommerce specialists
Experienced MailChimp email marketing
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Zurb Foundation specialists
Sass experience designer
Grunt preprocessor experience

Web development

We have many years experience and a proven track record of writing clean, well structured code. From front-end development using the latest HTML & CSS techniques, to developing CMS systems using platforms such as Wordpress and Umbraco. Our user-first approach allows us to build websites that function well.

Web design

Having worked in UX & UI design roles in previous employment, our website design is considerate of the end user and their goals. Being able to build websites gives us a great advantage in being able to push the boundaries and produce beautiful yet highly functional website designs.


It’s important for websites to rank in search engines whilst looking great and functioning well. We have a whole list of tools and techniques at our disposal to help your business appear in search engines. Our websites can be built to allow you to add content to them which all helps with the site’s ranking.

Email marketing

Email remains an effective way to reach your audience. We specialise in creating bespoke suits of responsive emails for companies that perform across a wide range of email clients. We can also manage third party mailing systems for you like MailChimp if this is your preferred approach.


Your brand is the face of your business. We can help with one-off logo design or a fully integrated branding project. With your customers accessing a multitude of devices and mediums every day, consistency in your image and the way you communicate is key.

Hosting & Maintenance

We offer high quality website & email hosting that doesn't break the bank. Using the latest technologies such as CloudFlare, we ensure your website loads fast on all devices, all of the time. Our WordPress maintenance packages allow your website to be always up-to-date & secure.

We're always open to ideas and new opportunities

We love hearing about new business ideas and projects. Nothing is ever too big or too small, why not send us a quick message to get the conversation going.

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