What they say!


Lucas Weschke

“Design Now built my web site in 2015. It all started with some vague ideas I had about needing a presence on the World Wide Web. Richard Keenan helped me to formalise what it was that I wanted to achieve from a web site. We then considered various formats that would highlight the substance of my work in a way that would be both pleasing and intuitive for visitors to navigate.

The experience was a good one for me, as I felt that I could develop my basic concept while Design Now provided all the necessary guidance and prompts that enabled them to transform these ideas into a visually attractive and functional showcase. I would definitely recommend.”

Lucas Weschke


The Portland Plan

“Richard has been a firm supporter of our Neighbourhood Plan development and brings great professionalism to our website and content. From the outset his design cut across a traditional approach and we were able to use this to start to build awareness in the Community for positive change.

Richard has been able to provide an objective view on our content and his sounding board advice has helped steer us through a long and difficult path with our Plan, while keeping the project continually outward facing.”

Andy Matthews

Project Coordinator, Portland Neighbourhood Plan Group

Noyes Fludde

“Richard has been invaluable towards the development of my work as a project manager. We first met through my husband, having been involved in Pop Up Dorset. I was very impressed with Richard’s professionalism, knowledge and experience.

In 2013 I asked Richard if he could help me to create a website for a large scale community project that I was managing. The website was reasonably complex in content, featuring a regular blog and several educational sections, in addition to social media elements. From the start Richard was incredibly attentive to my aspirations, providing solid advice and guidance throughout. I found the entire process of developing the blog highly informative and rewarding, and this was, I believe, due to the patience and commitment of Richard, who tirelessly listened to my requests and responded with constructive comments and an ever positive approach.

Really fun to work with, he has an excellent sense of humour and will always go the extra mile when under pressure. Richard gave me so much encouragement throughout the project and his Design expertise ensured that the result was something I feel proud of.

I really hope we can work together more in the future, I completely trust Richard to take on a concept and deliver every detail with flair.”

Ellen Velázquez

Project Manager, Orchestival Ltd.

Early Cartographers

“Design Now came up with such a professional and coherent website for us. We’re really proud of it! Also, importantly, the support we received throughout its development and afterwards have been invaluable. It works beautifully across all devices.”

Ed Cartledge

Singer, Early Cartographers Band

Transforming Cinema

“Richard’s vision and design ideas for our Transforming Cinema website and branding were phenomenal. Richard worked with us through our design ideas which included, colour schemes, website layout/content and produced several variations of our ideas which we then took forward for the final website.

Throughout the development of the website Richard kept us up-to-date on the progress, alongside regular updates on style, content and functionality. The overall style and branding of Transforming Cinema is excellent and we are so happy with the website and related marketing material style. Richard is professional, reliable, hard working, creative and excellent to work with. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a website, branding and/or marketing material.”

Claire Watkinson

Director, E.D.E.N Film Ltd.

Casa Alma

“The great thing about working with Richard Keenan is that it feels like both the design and the functionality of our web-site is a collaborative effort. We have a very clear mission and a defined target audience.

Everything has been designed and discussed in detail and agreed to achieve our objectives: the quality of the photographs, the clarity and the legibility of the text, the interactive info-graphics, the colour scheme, the layout, the SEO and the e-zine. Richard has listened to our needs and created an elegant and attractive site that all our clients really appreciate.”

Alan Rogers

Owner, Casa Alma

Fernando Velázquez

“I have worked with Richard a number of years and I can confirm that he has been instrumental in the development of my career as an artist. He has offered me constant and invaluable advice and support regarding marketing, technology and the management of my website, which he has created and managed successfully. I particularly value his flexibility and efficiency responding to targets and challenges, always willing to find solutions in a calm and creative manner.

Richard has a comprehensive knowledge of technological issues, providing an up to date approach to marketing, graphic design and web visibility. It is an absolute pleasure working with him, not just for his reliability, efficiency and knowledge but perhaps and even more rewarding, for his pleasant approach to solving problems whilst creating new opportunities.”

Fernando Velázquez