Web Design

Woodland Hills Church

This large church in Minnesota draws thousands of visitors from around the country either in person or through the podcast, partly due to the notoriety of their senior pastor Greg Boyd. The website has lots of custom-coded functionality, including the ability to search and filter sermons, classes, volunteer opportunities, and events. The theme was custom-coded…

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AM950 Radio

I’ve been working with this Twin Cities radio station since 2003, back when Al Franken was just first starting his radio show. We have gone through a few iterations of their website, the most recent having been launched in September of 2017. There is a dynamic show schedule which assembles a responsive table of showtimes…

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ReKnew.org

A large blog for well-known theologian Greg Boyd, ReKnew.org features thousands of posts which are categorized using multiple custom taxonomies (category, topic and bible verse). The design was created with usability and distraction-free reading as the most important goal. It resulted in a crisp, clean site with minimal navigation and shortcuts back to the topic…

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TribeNet.org

Created for ReKnew, this site was created to help visitors find people and churches (which share a similar theology) near them. It uses a custom post type (for the churches) with custom fields (using ACF), which are populated by Gravity Forms, and geolocated by a geomashup plugin. It also has a membership feature (using Ultimate…

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Give Us Wings

GiveUsWings.org is a nonprofit dedicated to Rebuilding Villages and Restoring Hope in Kenya and Uganda. They wanted a website that demonstrated their unique approach and showcased the positive achievements they have had, and also made it easy for people to participate. To that end, we modernized their logo, created a website running a custom theme…

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Prosthodontic Associates

Prosthodontics is a type of dentistry related to cosmetic dentistry… they do dental implants, dentures, that sort of thing. Since they perform medical services, using a regular simple contact form was out of the question because of HIPAA rules (which protect patient information, so you can’t just send them over a regular web connection). So…

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International Jacques Ellul Society

The International Jacques Ellul Society connects scholars and friends who share a common interest in the legacy of philosopher and theologian Jacques Ellul (1912–94). This site 40 pages of mobile-friendly content about Jacques Ellul, his writings and his major themes. “Thanks, Barbara, for helping us up the steep mountainside and over the summit of our…

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Wingspan Life

Wingspan Life Resources is a non-profit organization that offers residential care in group homes and in-home programs to adults with developmental disabilities. We gave them a modern site that was crisp, clean and simple, with a very clear call to action — this in turn has resulted in an increase in much-needed donations. You can…

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Jumpn Gymnastics

Sheila runs a successful gymnastics school called jumpngymnastics.com. “We teach gymnastics to boys and girls ages 3 to 6th grade. Our goal is that kids will learn to be fit, learn to use their muscles, and learn how to be positive in either success or failure. The main thing is for them to have fun…

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VOSH Minnesota

VOSH Minnesota is a nonprofit dedicated to providing vision care services for people around the world who cannot afford or do not have access to vision care. The site features automated/scheduled post updates (from “upcoming” missions to “past” missions) and customized display of past missions so that only ones with photos or sufficient content show up as clickable.…

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Access Financial Services

This website was created in partnership with Kazoo Branding of Minneapolis. Much of what this site features is on the back end, unseen by the user: redundant backups, activity stream for admins to track changes, easy adding/removal of staff members, etc. You can see it at accessafs.com.

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Kramers School of Music

Ross Fishman runs a successful music school in Minnesota called Kramers Music. “We can accommodate 400-500 students,” he says, and “at any given time we could be hosting over a hundred classes.” Having so many classes leads to major design challenges. Specifically, from a customer perspective, registering for a class requires sifting through a great…

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Step Physical Therapy

When Step Physical Therapy first contact us, they had an old outdated website which they were embarrassed to show people. We refreshed the logo and the site (and moved to the WordPress platform). Since making this change, their SEO scores have gone way up — and so have their sales! “Barbara, I just wanted to…

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Access 2 Tanzania

Karen and Brian run a successful business called Access 2 Tanzania. After living in Tanzania for 2 years, Brian Singer now helps people go on the adventure of a lifetime with the help of his wonderful guides and all of his local connections there. Their travel services have always been amazing. Their website has not…

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Play Tap Go

Play Tap Go teaches music lessons for young children. They are unique in that rather than having a single brick-and-mortar location, they travel to daycares. This allows them to teach kids all around the metro area. The site features a class registration system. You can see their site at http://playtapgo.com.

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BVocal

BVocal came to me with a very outdated site — we brought it up to date, and greatly expanded it. The site now features an integrated class registration system, an appointment-scheduler, audio and video samples.

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Cyndi Dale

Cyndi Dale is a well-known teacher, author and spiritual counselor with a following around the country. Her site has a online store with a large selection of her books, audio programs, videos, as well as the ability to sign up for one-on-one coaching. You can see her site at http://cyndidale.com/.

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Perc-Works

This is an e-commerce site (the client sells custom-made percussion mallets) running WooCommerce.

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Get Waisted

This site is a plant-strong version of “Weight-Watchers” — It is the most robust site we’ve built to date, featuring a system for paid memberships, a USDA-connected meal tracker which calculates calories, fiber, antioxidants, etc; website affiliates; e-commerce; weekly menus; recipes; geo-location to find a local director; and many other members-only custom functionalities.

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Minnivan

This website for minnivan.com features membership functionality, so that only members can see certain pages. Also features integrated event manager for selling tickets to conferences.

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Gopher Medical

The Gopher Medical website features products in multiple categories, as well as a “featured” category. To make the site easy for the client to maintain, featured products automatically appear in the home page slider and the sidebar.

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Forget-Me-Not Events

This is a web site for a New York area event planner, Forget-Me-Not Events. Features a great gallery / portfolio section and special back-end functionality to make updates as easy as possible for someone who is non-technical. The branding and layout design was done by Shannon of Turnaround Design.

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Brighter Minds Music

Launched just in time for Small Business Saturday, this site has a full class registration system with courses that have multiple sections that you can register for. brightermindsmusic.com

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Stone Murphy

Stone Murphy is a Minneapolis-based financial services firm. We designed and developed their website for them.

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Jefferson Action

Designed and produced by Fast Horse in Minneapolis, we did the development on this WordPress website for Jefferson Action.

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InRecovery

InRecovery.co is a WordPress site that functions as a magazine and online community. It has a membership feature for users to participate in discussions, and contribute articles. This client was recently featured in the Star-Tribune.

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Good Look Ink

A complete web site overhaul for the rapidly growing Edina company Good Look Ink. Features gallery and testimonial sliders, a video gallery, and subtle jquery effects throughout.

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Suburb Savvy Homes

Suburb Savvy Homes

A classic clean-style web site for a local realtor, Suburb Savvy Homes. Home page features a variety of current items such as homeowner resources and current properties for sale.

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Our Home Tea

This e-commerce site replaces an outdated zen cart installation. We used wordpress and the shopp plugin to display all of his products. It also connects to the US postal service API to get real time shipping rates. Go check it out at ourhometea.com

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Urban Wheelhouse

This was a very fast turnaround project — client called saying she needed a simple website, and the entire thing was done in just over a week. Check it out especially if you are a small business or nonprofit– urbanwheelhouse.com

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Cyndi Dale Essential Energy

Cyndi Dale web design

Recently featured on the national radio show Coast to Coast, Cyndi Dale‘s website complete with e-commerce, members-only content and automated content on the back end for ease of keeping updated.

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The Tea Garden

A custom wordpress site for The Tea Garden / Steepery Tea Bar, a chain of bubble tea shops in the Twin Cities. Automatically pulls the newest products, events and drinks and displays them with colorful photos on the home page.

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Jabbok Family Services

Designed for the Minneapolis area Jabbok Family Services which helps struggling kids and familes of the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis.

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Complementary Healing Arts

Nancy Lindgren is a natural healing specialist and wanted a website that conveyed a sense of peace and nature. Each page fades in and features a unique background image.

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Beth Chaplin, Actors Guide

Beth Chaplin is a voice-over and acting writer, teacher and talent. This site promotes her book, Actors Guide to the Twin Cities, as well as her classes.

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Holly Long

Website for California-based singer/songwriter Holly Long.We combined a hip and funky tone with black to give it an elegant feel. Features inline listening to all of her albums.

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Awakened Dreamwalker

“Creating a website is an interesting process that brings up a lot. I knew what it needed to feel like, and what it needed to say. I thank my web designer, Barbara Schendel from Wizzy Wig Design for her incredible ability to listen and create the website of MY dreams. I also thank her for…

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