We design and build Shopify Plus stores


/ Strategy / UX / Front-end / Development

Shopify Plus store for Industville

Swarovski shopify store

/ UX / Front-end / Development

Swarovski Shopify Plus store

Georganics Shopify store

/ UX / Front-end / Development / Support

Shopify store for Georganics Toothpaste

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Thoughtful, digital and experienced

Thought and Mortar is a Bristol based digital agency, specialising in Shopify design and development. We help our clients to build successful e-commerce stores.

As a company, we advocate an approach where research, design and code are naturally inseparable. We believe that only by fully understanding our clients and the task at hand can we deliver thoughtful digital experiences.

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Ben Wellby

Ben Wellby

Founder & Managing Director

Ben combines a deep understanding of UX, design and development with commercial know-how. He goes to great lengths to understand every client’s unique needs, challenges and ambitions, to make sure our work always delivers, creatively and commercially.

Simon Mosse

Founder & Ecommerce Director

Simon brings huge experience in big-site ecommerce development. As a seasoned Shopify specialist, he combines creativity with strategic mettle, to create elegant, effortless experiences for users – and hard-working, successful solutions for clients.

Hayley Chappell

Project Manager

With exceptional efficiency and concise clarity, Hayley is the linchpin between our team, clients and their projects. She keeps us all pointed in the same direction while always bringing a smile to the office on a daily basis.

Helen Bradbury

Helen Bradbury

User Experience Designer

Combining technical rigour with beautiful execution is no mean feat, but Helen effortlessly brings both to the table. Working closely with our clients, she gets the full picture before bringing it to life with exquisite, well-thought-through design.

Harry Francis

Shopify Developer

Harry is an accomplished Shopify developer who knows the platform inside out. His skills are wide, whether it’s full store setup or advanced metric analysis (and everything in between). Don’t let his age deceive you.

James Hall

James Hall

Shopify Developer

James is a talented Shopify developer with wide experience in store setup, app integration and bespoke feature implementation. With a laser-sharp eye for detail, he helps to make sure our designs look great and work hard.

Nathan Kelly

Shopify Developer

Nathan brings a meticulous, no-stone-unturned approach to every project. He likes to navigate the twists and turns of Shopify development with high standards, infectious energy and a seemingly unquenchable thirst for learning.

Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

Shopify Developer

Daniel is an exceptionally accomplished developer with many years of experience working within large development teams – he’s always working on ways to refine and improve the T&M development process. Likes: Coffee, bikes, vinyl and old movies.