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A small design agency
working for your small business


Building small business brands across the UK

As a small branding and website design studio, we understand the stresses and constraints, as well as the freedoms of operating a small independent business. We specialise in working with small, often family-owned businesses, ranging from shops, restaurants, and solo ventures to more established independent brands and manufacturers . Small businesses are the backbone of the UK economy, driving innovation, creating jobs, and fostering community. We are proud to support these vital enterprises by providing high-quality, affordable branding and website design services that help them thrive.

We enjoy the intimacy of working one-on-one with a small team. We value building relationships that we hope will last a lifetime. Seeing your small business grow and flourish is our greatest reward, and we are excited to play a role in your business journey. We offer web design and branding packages tailored for small businesses, helping you get your business up and running and start trading with confidence.


Army of one and a small business supporter.

Hey there, I’m George Atherton, and I run New Century Design. I spend my days designing and developing brands and building super fast, beautiful websites. I understand the time and energy that goes into running your small business, so I’m here to help by creating the brand you’ve always dreamed of and websites you can easily manage and be proud of.

Why we support
small UK businesses.

Why we support
small UK businesses.


SMEs employ around 61% of the UK workforce, which translates to approximately 16.3 million people.


SMEs generate around 52% of the total turnover of all UK businesses, contributing significantly to the economy.


In 2021, there was a net increase of 197,000 new businesses, highlighting the dynamic nature of the small business sector.


In 2021, there was a net increase of 197,000 new businesses, highlighting the dynamic nature of the small business sector.

Regional Impact

Small businesses play a crucial role in local economies across the UK, supporting community development and providing essential services.


Small businesses are often at the forefront of innovation, with many introducing new products and services to the market.

Branding and Website Design that helps your small business.


Branding and Logo Design

Your brand’s identity starts with a memorable logo and cohesive branding. We work closely with you to understand your vision, creating a unique logo and brand identity that captures the essence of your business and leaves a lasting impression on your customers.

Illustration and Graphics

Illustrations and custom graphics can set your brand apart. Whether you need bespoke illustrations or eye-catching graphics, we create visual elements that add personality and flair to your brand, making your small and independent business truly stand out.

Marketing Material

Effective marketing materials are key to promoting your business. From brochures and business cards to social media graphics, we design visually appealing and professional materials that communicate your message clearly and attractively.

Small Business Website Design

A well-designed website is crucial for your small business. We create custom and effective websites that reflect your brand’s personality, ensuring a seamless user experience that engages visitors and turns them into loyal customers.

Search Engine Friendly Websites

In today’s digital world, your website must be easily found and accessed on all devices. We design websites that are both search engine optimised and mobile-friendly, ensuring your business reaches a wider audience and performs well in search results.

Easily Manageable Websites

We believe in empowering you to take control of your online presence. That’s why we build websites that are not only beautiful but also easy to manage. With user-friendly interfaces, you can update content, manage products, and keep your site fresh with minimal effort.


Let’s build a brand that you can be proud of.

At New Century Design, we specialise in crafting unique and compelling brands for small businesses. We understand the distinct challenges and opportunities that come with running a smaller enterprise, and we're dedicated to helping you stand out in a crowded market. From logo design to complete brand identity development, our tailored approach ensures your brand authentically represents your vision and values, creating a lasting impression on your customers.

Our passion lies in building brands that not only look great but also tell your story. We believe that a strong brand is the cornerstone of your business's success, fostering customer loyalty and driving growth. By working closely with you, we create a cohesive brand strategy that resonates with your target audience, helping your business thrive and flourish.

Branding Services


Small business websites that don't break the bank

We offer affordable website design solutions tailored specifically for small businesses. Using Webflow, we create custom websites that not only look stunning but also perform seamlessly. Webflow's robust platform allows us to deliver quick, efficient, and highly personalised designs, ensuring your website stands out from the competition and provides an exceptional user experience.

We understand the budget constraints small businesses often face, which is why we prioritise affordability without compromising on quality. Our Webflow-built websites are easy to manage, giving you the control to update content effortlessly as your business grows. Partner with us to get a beautifully designed, cost-effective website that drives your business forward and enhances your online presence.


Work with us

BRANDING for small & independent businesses

Creative Design

Creativity is at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to creating visually stunning and original designs that capture the essence of your brand. We believe that great design not only looks good but also tells a compelling story, engaging your audience and leaving a lasting impression.

Tailored Approach

We understand that every business is unique, which is why we take a tailored approach to each project. We work closely with you to understand your vision, goals, and challenges, ensuring that our designs align perfectly with your brand identity and business objectives.

Experience & Expertise

With years of experience in the graphic design industry, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every project. We've worked with a diverse range of clients, from small startups to established brands, and have a deep understanding of what it takes to create effective brands.

Quality Design

We are committed to delivering the highest quality design work. We pay meticulous attention to detail and use the latest tools and techniques to ensure that every design is polished and professional.

What our clients say

George created a brilliant website alongside a suite of stunning photographs for The Bristol Cheesemonger. Their creativity and attention to detail truly captured the essence of our brand and helped us to start selling effectively online.

Rosie Morgan, Owner, The Bristol Cheesemonger, Bristol

George is a delight to work with and his support, creative and artistic brilliance, and clever interpretation of a clients brief has been second to none. I will consider myself very fortunate to be able to work with New Century Design again in any other business venture that I pursue.

Toby Thomas, RocketGro, Somerset

It has been a pleasure to work with New Century Design on projects across our website, social media and packaging to tell our brand story and communicate with our customers about the benefits of organic food for their health and the environment. No task is too big or too small for this responsive team who instantly understand what we are trying to achieve.

Jemima Marks, Marketing Manager, Coombe Farm Organic, Somerset

New Century Design delivered an exceptional for The Beer Necessities. Their creativity and precision perfectly highlighted our brand. Professional, efficient, and fantastic to work with. Highly recommended!

Henry Revell, Owner, The Beer Neccessities, Bristol

Some of our happy clients
Brand illustration and graphic design for a Somerset heritage brand
A new brand identity for waterproof construction board manufacturer.
Graphic design and illustration for a major cheesemaker based in Bruton, Somerset.
A modern brand identity for a forward thinking cathedral.
A wholesome gardening brand
Purveyors of Good Times
Honest, Natural, Organic
Building a modern, non-fussy floristry brand
Brand identity for a chocolate maker and shop based in Frome, Somerset
Keeping London Green since 1981
Website Design and Branding
Website design and logo design
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