Hambly Freeman

Graphic & Digital Design

WordPress & Web Development

We are a highly experienced and personable team of designers and developers, based in the centre of Exeter, South West UK. We specialise in the creation of bespoke WordPress powered websites, graphic and digital design and corporate branding.

Hambly Freeman have over 30 years of combined experience in web development and work extensively with WordPress to create bespoke CMS websites. We are proficient in modern web technologies, like HTML5, PHP, SASS, jQuery and Ajax, and have a diverse range of responsive, e-commerce and multilingual websites in our portfolio.

We are comprehensively experienced in designing responsive websites and creating corporate branding and advertising material for both print and digital mediums.

We are always on the lookout for new and exciting graphic design and website development projects. We regularly work alongside other agencies in a collaborative capacity.

We have an office in the centre of Exeter, Devon. However, our client list is not location-driven. Please do get in touch to discuss your project.

Recent Work

Design, development and collaboration

Aerial Imagery South West

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Branding

We designed and developed a responsive website for a new drone photography business in Devon. The site, which will grow to accomodate a showcase of work, makes extensive use of high-impact photography and features video clips that automatically play when scrolled into view. We created an original logo and branding for the business and applied to business cards.

Annie Martin Architect

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Branding

We designed and developed a portfolio website for award-winning RIBA Chartered Architect, Annie Martin. Before working on the website we developed a logo, applied this branding to business cards and to the client's architectural drawings template. The website also adheres closely to this brand and makes use of high-impact photography and digital renderings.

Baker + Baker

  • Web Design
  • WordPress

We designed and developed a promotional website for local Exeter-based property consultants, Baker + Baker. The website adheres closely to the company's modern branding, makes use of high impact photography and includes a bespoke property and projects portfolio.

Borderline

  • WordPress
  • Data Capture

Responsive front-end development of WordPress powered website for Scottish homeless charity. The website is constructed with multiple template types, all geared towards delivering accessible information and encouraging donations and support.

In collaboration with Do Good Advertising

Carter Geering

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Branding
  • Data Capture
  • Data Output
  • Custom Features

We designed and developed a responsive and dynamically populated website for a local, long-established estate agency firm. As part of a rebrand, we created an original logo and identity for the business and applied this to stationery and promotional material, as well as designing their new sale boards. Properties on the website are automatically listed, with data pulled directly from the company's property database.

Cognitive Law

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

This Brighton-based client had an existing website built on a poorly-modified WordPress theme. We were tasked with building a brand new, future-proof responsive website that adhered to a new design and allowed for additional features and functionality to be added.

In collaboration with Studio Gallant

Dartmoor Magazine

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • E-Commerce

A responsive e-commerce website built in WooCommerce for the sale of magazine subscriptions and back issues for a popular local magazine publisher. Part of the project included heavily customising WooCommerce to add additional data collection and functionality to meet the client's requirements.

Devon & Exeter Football League

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Output
  • Custom Features

We designed and developed this responsive website that pulls FA league and match data to display league tables, results and fixtures within the website itself. This high-traffic site was built on WordPress, which enables the league admins to easily manage their extensive club directory, news blog and static content.

Equus Carriages

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Branding

We designed and developed a responsive website for a horse-drawn carriage business based in the South West. We created an original logo and branding for the business and applied this to business cards, letterheads and promotional brochure.

Facebook Cannes Lions 2015

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Custom Features

We were approached to develop a very brand-focused event website for Facebook to promote a staff-only event they hold in Cannes, France. Hosted on Wordpress VIP, the build required a high level of code and security efficiency.

In collaboration with Innovision

FönsterHus

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

A single page responsive website for a local firm supplying Swedish-designed high performance windows and doors, developed in collaboration with GM Design in Exeter

In collaboration with GM Design

Formerly Yes

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • E-Commerce
  • Custom Features

A fully responsive e-commerce development for an LA-based homewares company featuring bespoke Ajax-powered cart and product viewing modules and an interactive product index. Built upon a highly-customised WooCommerce installation, our development work was nominated for a Webby Award in 2015.

In collaboration with Six

GB Card and Partners

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive

We designed and developed a responsive website for this specialist engineering consultancy with a national and international reputation for delivering solutions to challenging civil and environmental engineering problems. The site makes extensive use of high-impact photography and was created within a tight deadline.

Human Innovation

  • Responsive
  • Custom Features

A responsive holding page for London-based client that required the use of animated SVGs with synced captions, requiring a timeline-based system we developed from scratch.

In collaboration with Socio Design

Liquid Design

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

We developed a responsive Wordpress powered website for this high-end bathroom design company, based in Northamptonshire. The client required a modern and elegant website to promote their extensive portfolio and featured brands.

In collaboration with Six

Minimalissimo

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Custom Features

After being let down by their previous developer, we were called upon to take on the responsive WordPress development for this online magazine that celebrates minimalism and aims to inspire creatives and showcase the best in the field of design. Along with successfully re-syncing a blog archive that featured over 1,000 posts, we were also required to integrate a Kickstarter funding interface.

In collaboration with Six

My Poor Brain

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

Responsive front-end development of a portfolio website, featuring Isotope and Greensock technology, for award winning London-based designer and illustrator, Tim Smith. We are working together again in 2017 on an exciting new project.

In collaboration with My Poor Brain

Naturalmat Hotel

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

Development of responsive website for Devon-based firm who create organic, handmade mattresses and beds for leading hotels. Multiple template types were required to promote both the company's range of products and the natural materials and resources used in each one.

In collaboration with GM Design

Objest

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • E-Commerce

A fully responsive e-commerce development for a London-based premium Swiss-made watch company. The website was developed with WooCommerce, using modern front-end techniques to create an engaging, dynamic online retail experience.

In collaboration with Six

Otter Angling

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Branding
  • E-Commerce

We were enlisted to create not only the branding and corporate identity for this new local angling business, but also to build a fully responsive e-commerce website. We used the powerful WooCommerce system for WordPress to catalogue the entire product list and the increasingly popular Stripe payment gateway to easily handle transactions.

Pecorama

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Custom Features

HF were approached to build a highly customised WordPress website for this popular family attraction on the Jurassic Coast. Features include aggregated page content and front end live editing of site content and custom fields among many other features.

In collaboration with GM Design

RedTorch

  • WordPress
  • Responsive

Responsive front-end development of WordPress powered portfolio website for London-based data-driven communications agency, who operate extensively within the sports, charity and recreational industries.

In collaboration with Thomas and Trotman

ScotsCare

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture

Responsive front-end development of WordPress powered website for Scottish charity. Built in 2014, the website is constructed with multiple template types, all geared towards delivering accessible and engaging content.

In collaboration with Do Good Advertising

Siemens Expo

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Multi-Lingual

Working with a large London-based events agency, we were tasked with developing this multilingual responsive event site for tech giant Siemens to promote their 2015 Milan Expo.

In collaboration with Innovision

Six

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Custom Features

Having already collaborated on a diverse portfolio of projects together, Six enlisted us to build their own agency website. This fully bespoke responsive WordPress build, which features Ajax navigation, a host of dynamic content types and an immersive projects showcase, was featured on Site Inspire and revered by the creative community.

In collaboration with Six

Smashbox Studios

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture
  • Data Output
  • Custom Features

Responsive WordPress-powered website for LA-based client, with high-end imagery and impact typography throughout. Along with a custom events diary, local amenities map and blog, we were also tasked with developing an entirely bespoke "Virtual Concierge" system, with automatically-generated password-protected page for each booking, featuring mapping, door code generator, upcoming events and key contacts.

In collaboration with Six

Stockshield

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture
  • Custom Features

A two-part development which saw us creating the primary business site and two protection fund sub-sites. In addition to this we were tasked with creating a members-only database that allows the client to track potential stocks and leads.

In collaboration with Six

Studio William

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • E-Commerce
  • Custom Features

An ambitious e-commerce development for a high-end cutlery company featuring multiple languages, currencies and product types, aimed at both wholesale and public customers. This complex build, that incorporates user interaction and dynamic content, is built upon a highly-customised WooCommerce installation. Our work continues in 2017 as additional innovative and dynamic features are required.

In collaboration with Studio William

The Massage Lab

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture

We designed and developed a responsive website for this Islington-based sports and remedial massage studio. The site, that displays details on the treatments the company provides, a blog and client testimonials, was created alongside its partner business, The Pregnancy Lab.

The Pregnancy Lab

  • Web Design
  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture

We designed and developed a responsive website for this Islington-based pregnancy massage studio. The site, that displays details on the treatments the company provides, a "tips" blog and client testimonials, was created alongside its partner business, The Massage Lab.

Thomas and Trotman

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Multi-Lingual

Responsive front-end development of new multilingual WordPress powered portfolio website for Brighton-based strategic design agency, Thomas and Trotman, with whom we have had the privilege of working on multiple projects since 2012.

In collaboration with Thomas and Trotman

Tim Tate

  • Web Design
  • WordPress

We designed and developed a website for best-selling author, multiple award-winning documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist, Tim Tate. Libraries of Youtube-hosted videos and books feature alongside a regularly updated news blog. Making this website responsive is pencilled in for 2017.

World Association of Basketball Coaches

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Multi-Lingual
  • Custom Features

We were tasked with developing a responsive WordPress website to present this multilingual coaching guide, featuring powerful search functionality, interactive geo-located events system with dynamic mapping and date controlled visibility settings and Ajax-powered video library. Initially setup with multiple European languages, 2017 will see Arabic and Chinese translations added to the website.

In collaboration with Works

Zerofat

  • WordPress
  • Responsive
  • Data Capture
  • Custom Features

An Ajax-powered responsive website development for innovative new fitness product. The site features extensive use of timeline-triggered animations, responsive video and high-end photography, along with features such as interactive product imagery, animated page transitions and mobile-specific assets.

In collaboration with Socio Design

Schools

Websites for educational institutions

With almost 20 years experience and more than 300 websites designed and built for schools, we have a unique and detailed knowledge of working with education institutions.

The combination of detailed knowledge of how schools operate and our ability to make sites all school staff can easily manage makes us a great choice for your school’s website management.

We are able to design and build websites to match exactly what you need to do. From automated newsletter archiving to dynamic and live calendar systems, easy to manage page content and social media content sharing, we can make sure your site is built entirely around your requirements.

We are also able to offer an annual school website support service to take the risk and stress out of managing your website yourselves. We will handle software updates, security patches, bug fixes and website backups as well as being on hand via phone or email to help you manage your content yourselves.

Get in touch for many more examples of websites we’ve built for schools and to discuss your project in more detail.

Axe Valley Community College

The first ever Wordpress website we developed for a school was the original Axe Valley College website, so it was pleasing to receive a call from them to redesign and rebuild their website for the 21st century.

Ipplepen Primary School

A number of schools we work with are now members of federations or trusts. Ipplepen Primary School needed a new website to help ensure the staff were able to manage their own site more efficiently and also to tie their web presence more closely with the other schools in their federation.

Tavistock College

We were commissioned to design and create a college website which presented content in a simple and clean manner while having a dynamic and interesting homepage, displaying social media content alongside latest news in a grid-based panel layout.

Contact

Give us a call on 01392 424258

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