Why Avenir?

Avenir Design Ltd is a privately owned company founded in 2004 in Castlebar Co. Mayo, Ireland. We bring together a range of backgrounds and experience that we think is a little unique. We may even be exactly the people you've been looking for.

We believe good design is a focused and powerful opportunity to visualise the potential in your business or organisation and present this in a way which communicates itself intuitively to your audience. Your audience will always base their response on the extent to which they trust, understand, identify and engage with you, and that these concepts are communicated most powerfully to your benefit through the careful development and guardianship of your brand through good design. We hope you will take some time to review the work we have created for others and talk to us about how you want to transform your business or organisation.

Avenir are a little bit special for a number of reasons which you may value:

  • We're good. We are the people you come to when you want the job done right. (Look at our portfolio , ask around and decide for yourself).
  • Design & Development Expertise. We make your project look outstanding and build it to the highest industry standards in terms of features, security accessibility and performance.
  • Focus on the Goal. We believe in good design, but understand that design is a tool that needs to deliver and communicate simply and clearly on your behalf.
  • Return on Investment. We will know from experience what's involved in doing your project right and will quote you fairly, in writing, and stick to that quote throughout. We also don’t undercut competitors, looking to clawback more from you at a later date through overpriced maintenance, support contracts or software licencing.
  • Clear Communication. We take our role in working with you seriously and will always speak openly and directly in advising you.
  • Reliability. 2020 is our 16th Birthday - we’re here to stay and support you into the future.
  • Freedom. We don’t believe in client lock-in with proprietary software or licensing. We favour Open Source solutions which give you peace of mind in your investment.
  • The Right Balance. With backgrounds in design, development, 3D, animation, videography, marketing, public-relations, architecture, business, academia and public service, this mix brings insight, experience, and genuine creativity to the table in all our work for you.

If you've read this far, and are still interested: congratulations! you are a computer generated perfect match for us.

Rave Reviews

After evaluating several alternatives, we choose to work with the team at Avenir because of their sense of purpose & understanding of the importance of branding. Avenir provided a professional, integrated service which resulted in a consistency of our brand from print to web. They took NEA's vision and turned it into reality following through from design to implementation and achieved a result that we are proud of. The Avenir team demonstrated a flexibility & understanding of what we wanted to convey and we found our meetings with them to be friendly & professional. Avenir continues to be our designers of choice.
Brenda Jordan, Managing Director, National Energy Assessors (096) 79477 (www.nea.ie)

As a leading practise within our sector, I was aware of the impact our web site had in terms of how it reflected our core values. We had developed our first site more than four year ago but it had become tired and needed better functionality. Having commissioned Avenir, they went to great lengths to fully understand our business and the objectives of the site in terms of what we wanted to achieve. They really challenged us to think long and hard about this. The result is fantastic and was developed on a very tight budget. I believe it is now one of the best sites within the sector.
Gerard O'Toole, Director, Tuohy O'Toole, Westport. (www.tot.ie)


Avenir Design was the perfect partner to help me create a professional and clean website for my psychotherapy business.
As a small business start-up, this project was a big investment of money, time and energy. It was important to me to work with a company that I sensed would go the extra mile to deliver a website we could both be proud of. I spoke to a number of different people but once I met David I knew that my search was over. I immediately felt at ease with David and really liked the way that he listened carefully to understand my vision for the website.

From the initial phone call and meeting with David through the planning and various drafts, David and his staff were on the ball and pulled out all the stops to create the perfect website. David was always responsive and patient. I found him to be creative, innovative and flexible. While nothing was ever too much, he also kept me on track to get the project completed on time and within budget. I really appreciated David’s ability to put his foot down when appropriate while also respecting my right to disagree with him as needed.

I am very happy and delighted with the new website. David and his team at Avenir are absolute gentlemen who worked tirelessly in partnership with me to deliver a high quality website which reflected my personality and approach to psychotherapy and counselling. I have received so many compliments about the site and business is booming.

If you’re looking for the perfect website for your business, I highly recommend Avenir Web Design. You won't be disappointed.
Marie Tierney, Psychotherapist ( www.marietierney.ie )

I found David and the team at Avenir to be a great help starting out with a new website. David has great ideas and the know-how to implement them. Straight-talking, helpful and very gifted in design, he was great to do business with. We, at Comfort Solutions Ireland are delighted with the results and hope to work with Avenir for our future web design and requirements.
Fergus Mc Manamon, Comfort Solutions Ireland, Newport, Co. Mayo. (www.comfortsolutions.ie)

We chose Avenir Design because it was clear from the outset that David was really listening to our demands. As a small community group we were looking for creativity, simplicity, branding, and an interface that could be managed and used by novices in technology. We got it all from Avenir and the end result surpassed all our expectations. Customer service before, during and after going live was fast, efficient and friendly. We were sensitively guided and supported to self management. We are indebted to Avenir and proud of our success with our community website.
Eileen Fahey , Kilteevan Community Development Group, Co. Roscommon (www.kilteevancommunity.ie)

When the time came to rebuild my website recently, Avenir were the only choice. They did so much more than mere design, however; David pushed me really hard to think about what I wanted to communicate and put huge amounts of work into helping me form a concept for the site, far above and beyond what one expects from a "mere" design bureau. Once that was complete, the design he came up with to match it was absolutely wonderful. I can't recommend Avenir too highly.
Paul Clancy, Director, 360 Data, The Netherlands (www.360data.nl)

It was a pleasure working with David at Avenir on our new website and logo for the practise. David's knowledge, patience and understanding was invaluable in making the experience a positive one, we are delighted with the end results as the website is visually pleasing, functional and user friendly for both ourselves to manage and our clients to use. We would be delighted to recommend the fantastic service provided by Avenir.
Margaret Fitzgibbon, Westport Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic. (www.westphysio.ie)

After hearing about his work from a friend, we contacted David at Avenir Design to help us re-design our Total Shaving Solution web site. I'm delighted to say that we were very happy with the completed work, which was carried out with expertise and understanding. The entire project was delivered on time and within budget, which was an added bonus!
Tom Murphy, Pamex Ltd (www.totalshave.ie)

The joy of working with David is that he really listened to me and created a website that totally reflected my vision of Cobwebs. The response from visitors to the site has been overwhelming with many people travelling long distances to visit the shop. I'm absolutely thrilled with David's work, both aesthetically and with the financial rewards it has brought me. Phyllis MacNamara (www.cobwebs.ie)

We found Avenir to be a highly professional organisation. They came highly recommended and we knew we had made the right decision when we started to work with them. They listened to our ideas and came and visited our company to get to know us better and fully understand our needs. The result was a highly innovative advertising campaign coupled with a bright new website, easy to manage and update, and they provided full training and back up support too. Customer care is very important in our business and it's great to deal with another business who believes in it too.
Daryl Cleary, Moylough concrete Ltd (www.moyloughconcrete.com)

Having used Avenir Design to create our corporate branding with which we were delighted we approached them to design our web-site. What they created exceeded our expectations; we are thrilled with the end result. Their team were on hand every step of the way and were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. We cannot recommend them highly enough.
Denise O'Connor, Optimise Design Ltd (www.optimise-design.com)

I launched my new business recently and I contracted Avenir to design my company logo and website. I shopped around and had spoken to a number of design houses, but I was most impressed by Avenir's work and their professionalism. They really understood what I was looking for, and I'm very pleased with the end product. I got more than a website I got business identity.
Ronan McDonagh, Building Science Technologies (www.bst.ie)

We would like to thank you David, and your colleagues at Avenir for the excellent work and patience shown with us, as you advised and led us through the design process for our new website. Right from our initial thoughts to the final product, you carefully managed the project ensuring our business needs were understood at all times, so that the final website would provide a highly polished communication of our various training and consultative services to the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. We are firmly of the opinion that we have a website that imparts a highly professional image, and will contribute to the success of our business going forward. We look forward to future development of the website with additional features as our business continues to prosper.
Tom Donnelly, Director Medicom Consulting (www.medicom.ie )

I enjoyed working with Avenir Design as they were practical, proactive and professional. As a design consultancy they had a great balance between listening and giving advice. I wanted a global brand and I believe they achieved this with OddjobGiant. I am sure I will be doing business with David and Jennifer in the future
Thank You - Clare OddjobGiant.ie (www.oddjobgiant.ie)

The decision to get Avenir Design to redesign my daily news website - MayoToday.ie - was one of the best business decisions of I have made to date. David was able to take the vision I had for the website and make it a reality that I am proud of.
What impressed me most was his expertise in all aspects of web development, design and overall presentation - and his awareness of the latest web trends and applications. My project was both technically and creatively demanding and only someone with David's patience, understanding and commitment could have made it a success.
Anthony Hickey, Editor and Owner at MayoToday.ie (www.mayotoday.ie)

David and Jennifer in Avenir Design have handled all our web and graphic design needs for the past three years.
They have given us excellent and invaluable experience in developing our once standard website into the state of the art customised website we now have. This has indeed contributed to the success of our company
Tony Sheerin, Managing Director, Century Stone Ltd, (www.centurystone.ie)

After our first meeting with Avenir Design team it was clear that they offered us the vision, experience, flexibility and understanding for our school web site. We had an initial idea of what we wanted from the site but Avenir offered invaluable advice and direction throughout. The whole process, from the design stage to the finished produce was made very easy and pain free by Avenir with the level of service throughout. The level of service following the completion of the site has been fast and always friendly. We are really pleased with the professional and friendly service we received with Avenir and we will be recommending them to friends.
Liam Fallon, St Gerard's College

After just having our website re-developed by Avenir, I would highly recommend them to anyone else thinking of doing the same. Avenir were very professional in all our dealings with them. David was extremely helpful and everything was completed in a very prompt manner. We were delighted with our end product and very glad we chose Avenir.
Evander Brennan, Manager, The Derrylahan (www.derrylahan.com)

We came to Avenir as we were looking for a company that could deliver a modern, clean aesthetic for what was a fairly complicated website build. From our initial conversations I found David to be an immense help in terms of honing in on what we could and couldn’t do in terms of functionality. David and his team really listened to our brief and delivered, under a tight turnaround time, exactly the site we were looking for within a cost effective budget. The follow up / after care was excellent and any small changes were implemented quickly and effectively. We can’t recommend Avenir highly enough for their flexibility, talent and professionalism. Thanks guys!
Rebecca, Eventbuddi (www.eventbuddi.com)


Thanks David, It's a rare pleasure (you might be surprised to know), to meet a company and that delivers what they said they would deliver, when they would deliver it, without a migrating charge rate. When it comes to web design - customer service is as important as the design itself - especially after-sales service and Avenir clearly understand this.
Robert Browne, Asker International School, Norway


The best thing I can say about working with David and the Avenir team is that it was seamlessly easy. We had an idea in our head for our website and Avenir executed it as we imagined. They did so in way that cost us no effort. Revisions were carried out in an impressively timely manner. The whole process was amazingly simple and straight forward which I hadn’t first envisioned with a project as big as a website. It was a welcome surprise! David was very thorough with his training on how to manage the site. Furthermore, and probably most importantly to us, was the aftercare service. Any subsequent revisions or help needed was done so with impressive speed. Avenir offer a top class product and service for amazing value. I couldn’t recommend Avenir more highly.
Edel Golden, The Jackie Clarke Collection Museum (www.clarkecollection.ie)


After 10 minutes talking to David on the phone, I had a sense that this company was different than companies I had dealt with in the past. He listened, he was interested in the company, and he offered practical and simple solutions; ie not just a sales pitch. The patience, the attention to detail and sheer work that David and his team put into our website was remarkable and exceptionally good value for money. Many Web development companies will design and build your website, however, I would recommend Avenir above any other company I have dealt with for their customer care, for their professionalism, for their integrity, their prompt follow up with any work requested and for the final work they produce; a website that you can be proud of. That’s what we’re all looking for in the first place. Thank you David.
Martina Breen, The Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (www.iahip.ie)


Marco’s website had become dated and needed to be refreshed and improved from a functionality point of view, we short-listed Avenir because of their clean and effective design. After our introductory meeting with David, his passion, practical approach and knowledge convinced me that he was the right guy and Avenir were the right choice for our website project. As with all projects we had some challenges along the way, but David’s honest and frank advice was always refreshing and informative and I always felt that David/Avenir were a supportive and positive addition to the team. During one exchange where we were having some challenges around our web-shop and geographies, David said: “tell us the commercial need and we'll figure out a solution” – which was typical of the solution driven mind-set that Avenir possess. During and post our go-live and David and his team were equally supportive and swift to address any issues - it has reinforced our decision in selecting Avenir as our website partner and I look forward to working with them as we refine and develop our web presence."  - Shane Pender, CX Manager, Marco Beverage Systems Ltd.