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Affiance Coaching Website Complete

We are happy to report that we recently completed a brand new website for the Minneapolis-based business coaching organization Affiance Coaching. We worked closely with the owner to produce something that was attractive, modern, and easy-to-use. The resulting website is full responsive, mobile-friendly, and pleasing to the eye. We also built it in WordPress and utilize the Cornerstone plugin which … Read More

New WordPress Website Design for K9 Connection

We actually completed this site last year, but I’ve got a backlog of sites I’d love to share! This one was a fun one. For those who don’t know, K9 Connection is a unique business that basically puts on events where dog-lovers can go and socialize with each other and with their dogs. Venues typically include popular bars throughout the … Read More

New WordPress Site for Hastings-based Sprinkler Company

I am pleased to announce I have launched a new website for Skip’s Sprinklers based out of Hastings, Minnesota. Skip’s Sprinklers is a family owned and operated sprinkler company that’s been in business for nearly 40 years. They live by the belief that anything worth doing is worth doing right, and the quality of their work is consistent with that message. While … Read More

The Commons Hotel in Minneapolis – Website Review

The Commons Hotel Website

Today we are discussing The Commons Hotel in my home city of Minneapolis. Located just blocks from my Alma mater, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, this shwanky hotel has been recently renovated to keep it hip and fresh. As far as I know, until recently this was actually a Holiday Inn hotel, or at least that’s what I remember … Read More

WordPress Website for Lakeville Errand Service

Brian Johnson Design is happy to announce that we have gone live with a new WordPress site for Ponytail Xpress, a Lakeville-based errand service and personal shopping service. In addition, I noticed today that even though we just launched the site and we only did minor search engine optimizations, it is currently ranking fairly high on the first page for … Read More

New WordPress Website for Twin Cities Marketing Agency

We recently launched a new website for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro-based marketing agency, Magnetik Marketing Solutions. The site is actually template-based, with numerous customizations done to it. There is a large, front-page slider that gets some of the marketing message of the business out to visitors while adding a little motion and excitement to the design. To add some content … Read More

How to Use Responsive Background Image Sprites – CSS Tutorial

At one time or another, you may have found yourself wanting to use sprites in your responsive website design. While at first this may seem like a very simple task, in reality it’s a little more difficult of a challenge. It can, however, be done. Here’s how! This trick is fully supported by all modern browsers other than IE 8 … Read More

Website for Minneapolis Sportswear BE OWN

I recently completed a brand new website and ecommerce store for BE OWN Sportswear. They are a great new company based near Minneapolis, Minnesota that donates 50% of all proceeds to help support kids in developing countries. You can check out the new sportswear website here (update: link removed, site no longer exists). They are really a great new brand, … Read More

New Website for Lakeville Insurance Agent Josh Havlik

I am pleased to present my newest site to go live! Josh Havlik is an insurance agent based out of Lakeville, MN, dealing with insurance policies for home, auto, etc. He wanted a very basic, one page site where he could say what he needs to say and generally have a place where people could find his contact information. The … Read More

Website for Minneapolis Musician Jamison Murphy

This website has actually been up for quite some time now, but I am just getting to writing about it today. If you haven’t heard of Jamison Murphy before, check out his debut music video here. If you notice, I am actually in the first shot of the video sitting at a table! Why is this, you ask? Because I … Read More