Let's go ride bikes!

Our portfolio reads like a costume party.

We like to hang around with an eclectic crowd, one that includes country musicians, surfers and pirates. Honestly, we wouldn't have it any other way. This is but a smattering of the work we have done for some really awesome people.

Smithson & Associates
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www.smithson-associates.com

Work Done: Site Architecture & Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Custom Webforms and PHP Processing, Webhost Migration

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript

Since 1983, Smithson & Associates have been representing manufacturers in the shock and vibration industry. These companies build testing, data acquisition, and data analysis equipment that can systematically and programatically beat the living snot out of any device or product.

Brainside Out helped Smithson & Associates move to a different webhost and rebuilt their aging website from the ground up, with a fresh layout, design and content.

Launched October 2006

Lost Mountain Clayworks
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www.lostmtnclay.com

Work Done: Site Architecture & Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, WordPress Customization, PayPal Integration, Copywriting, Webhost Migration

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, WordPress, PayPal

Lost Mountain Clayworks is the pottery studio of Mark Heimann, located in the lush forests of western Oregon. His work is deeply spiritual, often inspired by Viking, Native American and Eastern cultures.

That being said, Captain Quicksilver is the rough-and-tumble alter ego of Heimann, and it is he who commands Quicksilver's Pirate Pots, the brutal and seaward dealings of Lost Mountain!

Launched May 2006

Erratik Productions
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www.erratikproductions.com

Work Done: Site Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, WordPress Customization, Webhost Migration, Video Compression

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, WordPress, QuickTime

Erratik Productions is a Minnesota-based video production company that creates eclectic films and documentaries, influenced strongly by jazz, rock, electronica and hip-hop music. To help their grassroots marketing efforts, Brainside Out built Erratik a website that features their latest videos, and keeps visitors up-to-date with their current projects.

Launched May 2006

Happy Tails Boarding Kennel
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www.happytailsgorge.com

Work Done: Site Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Photo Gallery

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript

Happy Tails is a family-owned canine boarding kennel located in White Salmon, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. To get a leg up on competition in the area, Happy Tails hired Brainside Out to build a website that is welcoming, friendly and cheerful.

Launched May 2006

Tuesdays Robot
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www.tuesdaysrobot.com

Work Done: Site Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Movable Type Customization, Flash Music Player

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Flash, Movable Type

Tuesdays Robot is a country rock band from Minneapolis, whose musical and lyrical stylings are heavily influenced by Bob Dylan and The Band. Brainside Out designed and launched a new website to correspond with their first official release, the self-titled Tuesdays Robot.

Launched April 2006

Big Winds Hood River
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www.bigwinds.com

Work Done: Site Architecture, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Site Updates & Maintenance, Copywriting, ASP Scripting, Database Management, Console Design & Programming, Commerce Engine Updates & Maintenance

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, ASP, JavaScript, Access/SQL

The head goon behind Brainside Out has been doing work for Big Winds since 2003, long before Brainside Out even existed. Big Winds is one of the largest windsurfing and kiteboarding shops in the United States, offering gear, lessons and rentals in the Columbia River Gorge since 1987.

We've done lots of work for Big Winds, from rebuilding their site templates using standards-based XHTML/CSS, to writing website copy, to revamping their site management console and e-commerce engines.

Ongoing Projects Since June 2003

Captain Jack's Pirate Hats
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www.captjackspiratehats.com

Work Done: Site Architecture, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Site Updates & Maintenance, Copywriting, Search Engine Optimization, Webhost Migration, PayPal Integration

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, SSH/Bash, PayPal

We here at Brainside Out are damn proud to say that we build websites for modern-day pirates. The talented pirate and hatter behind Captain Jack's Pirate Hats is known as The MacKay, and he makes and sells only the finest in handcrafted pirate headwear.

We've been helping The MacKay run his online habadashery since early 2005, work that has included a thoughtful rearchitecture of the online product catalog, updates and maintenance to site content to keep things current and spiffy, and a lot of standards-based judo.

Ongoing Projects Since March 2005

I've Been to Duluth
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www.ivebeentoduluth.net

Work Done: Site Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Copywriting, PHP Weightlifting, PayPal Integration

Tech Used:XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, SSH/Bash, PayPal

I've Been to Duluth is a tiny online shop run by Brainside Out, that peddles a popular t-shirt boasting one of the finest towns in North America.

Launched February 2006

Great Nannies
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www.greatnannies.com

Work Done: Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, Search Engine Optimization

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, JavaScript

The goal behind the Great Nannies website is to help families from all over the world find their perfect match in a nanny or au pair. Though the visual design of Great Nannies is not of our devising, we were the standards-based ninjas behind the HTML/CSS code that the site is kicking out.

Delivered December 2004

Brainside Out - Rosco
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www.brainsideout.com

Work Done: Site Architecture & Design, Design Implementation, XHTML/CSS, PHP Weightlifting, Site Updates & Maintenance, Copywriting

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, SSH/Bash, Mint

We launched the Rosco D. Disco edition of Brainside Out to correspond with this year's CSS Reboot community event. Feeling that our weblog was getting a bit overgrown, we wanted to strip the site down to its bare essentials, and play around with a funky design in the process.

Launched May 2006

Brainside Out - Siskiwit
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www.brainsideout.com/weblog

Work Done: Site Architecture & Design, Design Implemention, XHTML/CSS, PHP Weightlifting, Site Updates & Maintenance, Copywriting, Movable Type Customization, Webhost Migration

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Movable Type, SSH/Bash, Mint

The release of our Siskiwit design corresponded with the official establishment of Brainside Out as a full-time freelance web design shop. Okay, so it didn't exactly correspond, as we started the business a couple months before we got around to updating the website. C'est la vie.

Launched January 2006

Brainside Out - Wounded Knee
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Work Done: Site Architecture, Site Design & Implementation, XHTML/CSS, PHP Weightlifting, Updates & Maintenance, Copywriting, Movable Type Customization

Tech Used: XHTML/CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Movable Type

Suffering from a leg broken while snowboarding, we built our Wounded Knee design during a beautiful summer squandered on an injured body. Unable to play outside and incapacitated as such, we redoubled our efforts in web design.

Launched August 2004