Hinshaw Design Group

About us

Key Services

  • Web design
  • WordPress development
  • Email marketing
  • Branding and identity
  • Design for print

We’re a small, nimble team dedicated to helping people grow their business.

Our straightforward, collaborative approach, and our belief in quality of output and service has enabled us to build many long-term client relationships over the years.

We’re not limited to the services listed, if you’d like to know whether we can help you, get in touch.

Don Hinshaw

Don Hinshaw


Don founded Hinshaw Design Group in 1998. Having earned a degree in Fine Art with honors from UC Davis, and completed additional studies in interactive design, Don blends the technical aspects of web development with an intuitive sense for UI design. Don has been the creative director, lead designer or project manager for clients in high tech, retail, and the public sector.

Brand Experience:
BMC Switzerland, Canyon, Competitive Cyclist, Patagonia, MATCH Pewter, Nixon, Hyperion Solutions, St. Louis Public Library, Hover, Civilian Bikes.

David Martin

David Martin

Design Director

David has over 15 years experience producing strategically driven projects that align people with brands, and vice versa. David has worked with a number of agencies in London and San Francisco and has proven abilities at all stages of a project—from defining (or redefining) the brief, brand strategy and creative direction, right through to the details of UX, copywriting and of course, visual design.

Brand experience:
Canyon, Backcountry.com, BMC, Competitive Cyclist, Diageo, GE, EarthColor Inc, Mencap, OpenTable, Prudential, WGSN.

Eric Youngquist

Eric Youngquist

Lead Developer

Eric started out with a BFA in Fine Art Photography from Arizona State University and from there worked for various interactive companies including Brøderbund, DankaVisions and Savant Interactive. Eric specializes in database design and WordPress as a content management system, but regardless of what we ask him to do his answer is always, “I can do that.” or “I’ll figure it out” which is why he is such a valuable asset to HDG and our clients.

Technical expertise:

Michele Friedman

Michele Friedman

Senior Designer

Over the years, Michele has worked as Senior Art Director at SF Interactive, Art Director for Duncan/Channon Advertising, and Lead Designer at Autodesk, Inc. Her breadth of experience means she is able to work successfully with a wide range of clients. She has an innate ability to integrate new work into existing brands and marketing strategies.

Michele holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Brand experience:
Oracle, UCSF, Institute for Global Health, Wells Fargo Bank, One Medical Group.

David Bootle

David Bootle

Senior UI Developer

David has spent the better part of 15 years in web development—and with a Graphic Design degree from London College of Printing—his attention to detail, and genuine appreciation of design is a key (and rare) asset. But it’s not all on the front-end, David is also adept with PHP, familiar with various CMS, and has in fact, developed his own.

Technical expertise:


  • Accent Capital Partners
  • Almaz Capital
  • Association of Environmental Contractors
  • Backcountry.com
  • The Bark Magazine
  • BMC Switzerland
  • Bespoke Cycling
  • Bikeseller.com
  • Canyon Bicycles
  • Cate & Co.
  • Competitive Cyclist
  • Dolan Concrete Construction
  • GeothermEx
  • Grace Street Catering
  • Hover, Inc.
  • Hyperion Solutions
  • Invisalign
  • Joli Vin
  • Marvin Gardens Real Estate
  • Nixon
  • nScaled
  • Patagonia
  • Peaceable Kingdom Press
  • Sausalito Audio Works
  • Sage Fly Fish
  • St. Louis Public Library
  • Simms Fishing Products
  • Thomas & Thomas Rodmakers
  • Urban Develpment Partners
  • Wild Turkey Farm
  • Willamette Capital Management
  • Wind River Systems