Technology should be enhancing our lives and increasing productivity. Simple Studios exists to help make that happen.

  • We build fast and easy to use websites, like this and this.
  • We also write software. Read this case study to discover how we developed a bespoke publishing solution for the UK's largest countryside jobs advertising agency.
  • Or click here to read about our work with the Yorkshire Cycle Hub - a project combining e-commerce & in-store sales with accommodation & cycle workshop management.

This site is a work in progress - some of it is unfinished and/or likely to be broken! More

Projects

Simple CSS Framework

We wanted to build a simple CSS framework to help give us a head-start on our website and web application development projects. Having experimented with quite a few commonly used frameworks, we decided to build our own.

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Products

Simple Calendar

Our first commercial software solution - a straight forward but comprehensive accommodation availability and online booking calendar. Aimed at small bed and breakfasts or holiday cottage owners it's really simple to use.

Visit SimpleCalendar.co.uk

Perch Apps

Simple Tickets

We wanted to build a simple CSS framework to help give us a head-start on our website and web application development projects. Having experimented with quite a few commonly used frameworks, we decided to build our own.

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About Us

Jack Barber and Esgrid Sikahall
Jack and Esgrid on Skiddaw in the Lake District

Jack Barber has been a freelance website designer and developer for over 10 years. Based in Whitby, North Yorkshire, he's married to Megan and they have four children.

Originally from Guatemala, Esgrid Sikahall is married to Rachel and they live in Edinburgh. Esgrid splits his time between Simple Studios and working for his PhD at Edinburgh University.

About This Site

Simple Studios is a new venture for Jack Barber Ltd. We're eating our own dog food and building this website using our own CSS framework. As a result this site will always remain a work in progress; bits of it may be be unfinished or broken.

Our aim is to develop a design and development studio with a reputation for creating simple solutions for complex problems.

All content © Jack Barber Ltd 2018