About Us

D. Agency provides strategic direction, Responsive Web Design and rich media web development using the Drupal CMS

We build websites, microsites and intranets to help our clients capture users attention and engage them by delivering informative, relevant and persuasive content in a way users find compelled to interact with

D. Agency - Drupal Specialists
Quick Stats
  • Based in sunny Bournemouth, on the UK's South Coast
  • 90 minutes from Central London
  • 20 minutes from Southampton
  • 10 minutes from the Airport and a short hop into Europe


  • 16-years experience, 5-years dedicated to Drupal
  • Clients based in Europe, Australia and the US
  • Senior Drupal Architects in-house
  • Experts in conversion rate optimisation
Our Senior Team
Philip Allen

Phil Allen // Studio Director

Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes // Project Lead

Paul Querol

Paul Querol // Drupal Team Lead

Emma Cowell

Emma Cowell // Creative Lead

Our Values

Honest, committed internal and external relationships. Doing what’s right for us and for our customers. Telling the truth.

Full Self Expression

Respectful communication of creativity, ideas, concerns. The freedom to express ideas, concerns, and possibilities.


Constant and never-ending improvement - to ensure quality and productivity across all areas in our company.


Seeking knowledge and understanding, then applying it to customers, our processes, products, and ourselves.


Defining, refining, executing, measuring and completing all activities in support of agreed-upon goals and objectives.

Sound Decision-Making

We make decisions we L.I.K.E. Our decisions are based on: Logic, Instinct, Knowledge, and Experience.

Acknowledgment & Appreciation

We regularly acknowledge and appreciate our fellow employees, our customers, vendors, partners, and ourselves, for contributions made in support of D.’s vision and pursuit of excellence.


We agree to include and inform everyone affected by a project or a decision.


Our Approach

The key to your next project’s success lies in the way your audience wants to be treated when they engage with you.

We can help you discover the truth behind this need and translate our findings into a more effective customer experience. 

It goes way deeper than just Responsive Web Design – our approach will discover what your audience really needs before they’ll do business with you.

The result is a solution that will convert many more visitors into leads, sales and advocates. If you’d like to learn more about the potential for your next project, read this great article on testing the effects of conversion rate optimisation, and another article on the relationship between graphic design standards and conversion rates.

User-centered design

Your project will be built entirely in-house and we guarantee that no part of your project will be sub-contracted to offshore developers.

You can meet the team members, see where your code is situated, see who has access to it and what we do to make sure its kept secure.

We can also show you how we build systems using Drupal best practice to enable any competent Drupal professional to manage the code if required in the future.

Why we love Bournemouth
A great environment breeds a healthy work ethic

Bournemouth Dorset

We appreciate not everyone is interested in where our main studio is located, but we believe the environment people work, rest and play in can make a real difference in stimulating creatitivity and originality. It can also make sound business sense.

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England. It was founded in 1810 by Lewis Tregonwell and initially marketed as a health resort.

In addition to providing recreational opportunities ranging from watersports to mountain biking across diverse landscapes, Bournemouth is a regional centre of business with a financial sector worth more than £1,000 million in gross value.

The local university is home to more than 17,000 students. ‘BU’ is the UK’s leading centre of excellence for Media Practice and a National Centre for Computer Animation. Most importantly, BU provides agencies in and around Bournemouth with a steady stream of some of the brightest web, digital and marketing graduates in the business.

Logistically, Bournemouth is only 90 minutes drive from central London, and a quick plane hop into Europe from the local airport.