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A bespoke and mobile optimised website solution that delivered on brand, fitting for the changing industry and target market

Client: Contango Markets
Location: Global

5and3 were approached by Clive Furness of Contango Markets to produce a unique user experience and search engine friendly website, that enabled their key services (which are difficult to portray) to be clearly accessible. Contango is a leader within the derivatives market place, their diverse approach to business development and the team's personality had to be shown through the website.

We took a bold approach to really show off Contango's flair and diversity by designing and developing a very photographic led website, which underpins Contango's fresh approach to business development.

View the Contango website.


  • Website design
  • Website development


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"We worked with 5and3 at the end of 2011 as we were looking to update our website. chris, as the creative director, came up with an original idea for our website which really pushed our imaginations but worked so well. the feedback we have received since launching our new website in early 2012 has confirmed this. chris was very easy to work with. he is creative, positive and was always prepared to think around the problems we posed and find us answers. we would happily recommend him and his colleagues at 5and3 to other companies."
Clive Furness Managing Director at Contango Markets

Developed using HTML5 and CSS3, the website's front end has some very neat, yet subtle additions. Roll over the text and the opacity strengthens to give prominence to the words, type into the contact form and neat little bubbles appear.

Data is stored in one central place allowing for easy control and flexibility for the future. We utilise this approach for all websites that we create. It pays dividends because in Contango's case, we recognised that the site, with its large imagery could cause a problem for mobile users. Users who are viewing from their mobile devices rely heavily on their connection and bandwidth. We found and implemented a quick solution: A trimmed down mobile version of the website allowing for very quick download even when your mobile connection is limited (GPRS, Edge or 3G.) It works very well and yet maintains the brand consistency.

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The success is all down to our ability to recognise when a business needs to be bold in order to stand out, but more importantly, it helps and is a blessing when your client trusts you as clive did. it was a great project and we are very happy with the performance of the site.”

Chris Heighton, Creative Director

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Rob Gentry

Chris and his team at 5and3 instantly understood our requirements, they developed our concept and produced outstanding work within the timescales required. It feels like 5and3 are an extension to our company rather than a contractor. Having a single source for my branding, digital marketing, website and business systems integration needs makes my life easier. With 5and3 It just works, I would without doubt recommend their services and can see why they have won numerous awards for their work.

James Christian

I personally cannot recommend 5and3, Chris , Simon and their team highly enough. I have worked with them for seven years, they are passionate about design, but also have the technical knowledge to make your website work for you.

Craig Trowse

I can not recommend highly enough Chris, Simon and the whole team at 5 and 3 for there excellent work creating my new website. They have been a pleasure working with from the 1st meeting through to completion of the website. I'm thrilled with the final product and wish the whole team great success for the future. I won't hesitate in recommending the professional, team to anyone who needs help promoting their business. Thanks again Craig

Andrew Moore

A slightly different testimonial on 5&3 as I was working for them with a client, but I wanted to tell you about the results they produced for that client. The work I produced was used in a brochure and the branding for the company in question and the product they showed me was outstanding. The way the pictures and video were integrated into the branding of the company showed a highly professional and creative process that I have come to expect from 5 & 3 as an award winning company. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending 5 & 3 and will do so in the future.

Joe Arnold

I have been using the services of Chris Heighton for over 10 years. I can honestly say he is one of the most genuine people I know. His designs are brilliant. He also takes the time to listen and understand the brief. He is now fully versed on life as a Chartered Surveyor, and I know he loves the property industry. The 5and3 team have recently undertaken a full rebrand and website build. The branding included all stationery, marketing collateral and also specialist wall paper, window art and pictures for our new head office. It looks stunning. They fully manage our SEO and online presence. In the last 12 months we have doubled our instructions. I have also introduced 5and3 to several friends and customers (as long as they don’t conflict!). Keep away you surveyors he is mine! 😁 Anyway. 100% use 5and3. They are amazing. You never know, you may end up snowboarding with Chris like I did if you are lucky! Nostravia!

Andy Edwards

I've been working with 5and3 since 2009 and have been impressed by their enthusiasm and energy for the projects they work on. Precision Technology Supplies use their services for Branding, Brochure Design, Web Styling and many other related areas. We wouldn't use any else.

Jon Hodges

5and3 have been our main marketing and development solutions provider for over 10 years now. They’ve produced, for me and my sales team, various marketing collateral from brochures to technical data sheets photography to presentations, posters to exhibition displays, website design, development including server-side solutions. The team are very approachable, hardworking and always prepared to deliver last minute. They have no problem delivering creative or technical solutions for demanding multimillion revenue organisations.

Phil Gimmock

Great service, fast response and good design ideas for our brochure, highly recommended.

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