The Printer's Son

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  • Shopify Expert since 07/2014
  • Projects starting at $750

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About The Printer's Son

I am a UK based designer and self confessed introvert who spends his days designing, developing and styling websites for individuals and small businesses. My interest in design began from an early age and grid systems — the most legible and harmonious means for structuring information — and a use of white space are an integral part of what I create.

A major influence to my work is the Swiss International Style that originated in the 1940s and 50s and which formed much of the development of graphic design during the mid 20th century. Personal inspirations include the printed page, world cinema, the great outdoors, and photography — a discipline in which I am not a professional but simply use to capture memories that may otherwise become lost.

I consider myself privileged to have been able to work alongside a range of clients from all over the world on their projects.

5 Testimonials

D.A.D

We’ve worked with many web ‘designers’ over the years. Most of whom talk about having an understanding of design and a great eye for detail, but 9 times out of 10 we’ve been disappointed with the results.

We’re about to launch a new design related company online, so we needed to find someone that could realise our designs down to the last pixel. I did some research and found a few shop sites that i liked the look of, both of which happened to have been built by Stuart Hobday.

I dropped Stuart an email with a short brief and budget. He responded straight away agreeing to take on the project and said he’d do it for less then what our budget was. This was a massive help to us as every penny counts when starting a new business.

Stuart’s a pleasure to work with and i’d happily recommend him to anyone looking to create a quality website.

Bleak House

Stuart built my Shopify store bleakhouse.london for me. He is amiable, helpful and has a 'can-do' attitude. He's up for a challenge and not afraid to challenge requirements if he has a better idea. His experience in building eComm stores is really helpful and enabled me to short-cut a lot of decisions. I would recommend him to any Shopify store owner.

Present & Correct

A great experience with an end result that we are thrilled with. Stuart was patient, responsive and helpful throughout, with excellent attention to detail & a beautiful aesthetic. His advice on what was, or wasn't needed, was also very helpful because Shopify has so many options and it's easy to get carried away with functions or features which aren't necessarily required. Thank you!

Tom Pigeon

This was our first shopify site. We worked with Stuart from start to finish. He guided us while we developed wireframes and did a great job translating these into a simple, clean and functional site that looks just like we wanted it to.

Moving from our previous e-commerce site to Shopify was a bit daunting but Stuart helped us throughout the process and has continued to help us after we’ve launched. We’re really happy with the result.

Esme Winter

We have worked with Stuart on our past three websites, the most recent being our first using Shopify.

Working with our design templates, Stuart transferred our aesthetic seamlessly across from the previous platform to great effect.

We're very happy with the end result and it appears our customers are too! It's good looking but more importantly - it's functional. He's created an easy to use site that works across different browsers and devices.

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