Established in 1998, envoy has worked with a wide range of commercial and not-for-profit clients – designing, creating, managing and marketing websites and email newsletter campaigns. Most of our work comes from client referrals.


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MORIARTY: Anthony Horowitz's new Sherlock Holmes novel

Moriarty: Anthony Horowitz

Produced in less than 10 days, the launch of this website was timed to coincide with the 'reveal' – at the London Book Fair – of Anthony Horowitz's new Sherlock Holmes novel.

Moriarty responsive website on a tablelThe website features smooth-vertical-scrolling, slide-out retailer links, social media functionality, animations and email data capture. The page layout adjusts to work effectively on desktop computers, tablets and mobile phones.

Joanne Harris's website

Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris website on a mobileJoanne Harris (author of Chocolat) needed a new website that rendered well across different devices and reflected her extensive use of Twitter and Tumblr.

This responsive WordPress website automatically incorporates her social-media activity and can be easily updated by her PA.

Tim Rubidge Choreographer

Tim Rubidge: choreographer

Scaleable full-page photographic images have been used throughout the main body of the website to convey Tim's bold and innovative approach to performance work.

Tim Rubidge responsive website on a tablelTo achieve this, the site is raw-coded using the latest CSS techniques. It is fully responsive and renders effectively on mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers.

Christine Poulson website

Christine Poulson

Christine Poulson's website on a mobile phoneThis responsive website and integrated blog, A Writer's Life, features multiple parallax sections on the home page, and a sleek slide-out main navigation.

'Madeleine designed my web-site, coming up with the inital concept and producing an elegant and easy to navigate site that was very appropriate for my profile as a writer.'

Esk Valley Railway website

Esk Valley Railway website

Esk Valley Railway

The Esk Valley Railway Development Company briefed Envoy to create a website which would increase passenger numbers on this line by promoting trains as an environmentally friendly and stress-free way to explore and appreciate the magnificent landscape along the route.

Esk Valley Railway live departures viewed on a mobile phone As well as printer-friendly timetables for each station and an interactive map of the line, live arrival and departure times are provided on pages specially designed for viewing on mobile phones.

Weidenfeld and Nicolson

Weidenfeld & Nicolson @ 60

Envoy was commissioned to create a web presence to complement the radical new cover artwork created by the advertising agency Fallon to celebrate sixty years of publishing by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

‘These pages . . . are absolutely gorgeous’ Joslyn Tinker, PR Director, Fallon

British Association of Performing Arts Medicine website

British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM)

Envoy researched and obtained the striking photographs of performing artists to communicate BAPAM's ethos and the diversity of this organisation's interests and clients. The website includes a searchable database of practitioners. The news pages are managed using WordPress which was customised and integrated into the main website by Envoy.

Gollancz 50


To mark its 50th anniversary, Gollancz invited readers to vote for their favourite Science Fiction and Fantasy books.

Envoy created the website and voting mechanism. To enhance the marketing impact of the campaign, each voter was instantly sent a customised follow-up email, thanking them for their vote and recommending further reading related to their selected favourite novels. All the pages included social-media sharing functionality.

The ten favourite books were republished in a collectable retro-look edition.

Orion Publishing Group website

Orion Publishing Group website

Orion Publishing Group

The Orion Publishing Group is one of the leading commercial publishers in the UK. It embraces the imprints of Orion, Gollancz, Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Phoenix and publishes more than 4,000 books and audio products. Orion authors include Ian Rankin, Terry Pratchett, Maeve Binchy and Antonia Fraser.

Orion commissioned Envoy to project manage, design and create the original OrionBooks website which ran from 2004 to 2010. Envoy continues to work with Orion implenting their email newsletter campaigns including those for Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Raven Mysteries, Horrid Henry and the Weidenfeld and Nicolson and Gollancz imprints.

Crescent Arts website

Crescent Arts

Envoy has worked with Crescent Arts since 2003. In 2008 the site was redesigned by Envoy to reflect Crescent Arts new branding by Andy Edwards Design.

The site is now managed using WordPress which has been customised by Envoy to replicate the original design.

Esk Valley Outings website

Esk Valley Outings

This pioneering and innovative resource uses social media and crowdsourcing to tap into the in-depth knowledge of passengers using a rural branch line in North Yorkshire.

Before designing and creating this website, Envoy collaborated with the Esk Valley Railway Development Company to raise funding for the project.

Michael Palin's New Europe Online Gallery

Michael Palin's New Europe Online Gallery

An online gallery of exclusive images created to promote New Europe by Michael Palin.

The gallery is generated, without flash or javascript, using an unordered list of photographs and cascading style sheets (CSS). This has the advantage that the photo caption text is visible to search engines and it enhances the gallery's accessibility for all web-users.

By working closely with each client, Envoy provides bespoke websites that are accessible, intuitive to use, relevant to the visitors’ needs and optimised for search engines.

To view more websites designed by Envoy, visit the clients page.

Envoy also undertakes commissions for promotional graphics and email newsletters, as well as customising WordPress.

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