We are Frankly

We help teams create clear, accessible and straightforward digital products that put users at their heart.

What we do

We specialise in user interface design, content design, web accessibility, and design systems.

Whether you’re a small business, a charity, or a large organisation, if you need help with one of these areas, we’d love to work with you.

Web design and development

Content, design and technology are inseparable parts of the user experience. By creating them together, we can deliver high-quality and relevant digital products.

With a sharp focus on your business’s goals and your users’ needs, we’ll create you a simple, responsive and accessible website to help you meet them.

Website reviews

We’ll review your website and provide recommendations on how it can better meet the needs of your users and your business.

We’ll give specific suggestions on how you can make your content clearer and more user-driven and your design more usable, performant and accessible to everyone.

If you need us to make the improvements we suggest, we can do that for you, too.

Content and interaction design

Whether you’re looking to improve an existing product or create a new one, we’re available for short-term content and UI design projects.

We design interactions that are logical and usable, and content that’s findable, clear, and delivers genuine value to your users.

Design systems coaching

We’ve worked on design systems for a number of teams including GOV.UK, the Ministry of Justice and Babylon Health.

Between us, we’ve delivered conference talks, spoken on podcasts and written articles and books on the topic of design systems and patterns.

If you need advice on setting up a new design system, reinvigorating an existing one, or dealing with a thorny design systems challenge, we offer coaching sessions to support you through the process.

Can’t find what you need?

If you need help with something we haven’t mentioned, let us know. We’re happy to chat.

Even if we can’t help you, we’re pretty well-connected. We’ll try to put you in touch with someone brilliant, who can.

Who we’ve worked with

We’ve earned our stripes working on digital products and design systems for some of the very best organisations and teams including:

  • Government Digital Service
  • Ministry of Justice
  • The Financial Times
  • T-Mobile
  • Just Eat
  • Tesco
  • Selfridges
  • Babylon Health
  • Which?

Our ethos

To be “frank” means to be open, honest and direct.

If you’re looking for visionaries, revolutionaries, innovators, disrupters, trailblazers, groundbreakers, trend setters, game changers, troublemakers, shaker uppers, fast movers and thing breakers, we’re probably not for you.

Frankly is not just our name, it’s how we operate.

We think the web should be simple, straightforward and open to everyone.

We remove complexity wherever we can, aiming for clarity and usability above all else.

We prioritise projects that make a positive difference to people’s lives.

We strive to be fair, inclusive and socially-responsible in the work we do.

Let’s talk

If you’re interested in the support we offer, we’d love to chat.

Email us at hello@wearefrankly.co

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Amy Hupe
Content designer and design systems expert

Hi, I’m Amy. I’m the brains behind this operation ;)

I spent 3 years as content lead for the GOV.‌UK Design System. Right now, I’m contracting as product manager for the design system at Babylon Health.

I’ve also worked as researcher, writer and editor at consumer charity Which?, producing content on everything from compost to conveyancing.

I care about making services accessible and inclusive, starting with the basics – the words we use to talk about them.

Visit Amy’s blog

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Adam Silver
Interaction designer and forms expert

Hey, I’m Adam.

I’ve been designing and building digital products for 20 years for the likes of Tesco, BBC, Just Eat, Selfridges and The Financial Times. Most recently I’ve been helping government design services that are useful, usable and accessible.

I wrote a book on form design patterns, published by Smashing Magazine.

My mission is to create truly simple and inclusive interfaces and interactions that nail the basics, avoid complexity and solve real user problems.

Visit Adam’s blog