Adler Planetarium

Chicago, IL The Adler Planetarium’s, “The Universe: A Walk through Time and Space” is a unique exhibit that tells the life story of the universe itself, starting with the Big Bang and finishing with theories about how it will end. Crux was proud to have had the opportunity to work with an incredibly talented group of architects, interactive designers, lighting ...

Heritage Hill State Park Guard House

Green Bay, Wisconsin As visitors enter Heritage Hill State Park’s Fort Howard through its new entrance, they’ll not only be treated to a view of the large whitewashed stockade and restored nineteenth century Guard House, but will also find a modern exhibit in the Fort area designed by Crux Creative. This exhibit offers an informative introduction to the Fort and …

Burpee Museum of Natural History – Homer Exhibit

Homer’s Odyssey: From the Badlands to Burpee Burpee Museum of Natural History Rockford, Illinois Crux was asked to brand the latest museum exhibit for the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois. The direction for the young Triceratops “Homer” was to be fun and educational. Within the exhibit, thirteen skulls are on display showing the growth of the species from a …

Generac History Wall

Crux worked with 3D Exhibits to design and brand an exceptional history wall for the leader in power solutions, Generac‘s new headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The history wall incorporates an aluminum structure intertwined with graphics and interactives layered on the wall and structure to deliver a rich history with depth and detail.                 …

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library added a new permanent exhibit entitled “Faces of Freedom: The Czech and Slovak Journey.” This exhibit tells the story of the lives of Czech and Slovak immigrants during World War Two. Throughout the exhibit, museum visitors can see rare artifacts, a replica of a steam ship that transported immigrants to America and …

Corporate Contractors Inc.

Corporate Contractors Incorporated (CCI) is a full service general contracting firm with a specialty in creative renovation based in Beloit, Wisconsin. CCI came to Crux needing new logos, brand collateral, exhibit graphics, newsletter, and a full revamp of their website. We designed and developed new branding for CCI that is rich and creative that clearly conveys not only their capabilities …

Kumon Headquarters & Museum

Toru Kumon, a Japanese teacher and devoted parent, developed this unique instructional routine to help his son do better in school. His program was so successful that his young son was able to perform calculus by the time he was in sixth grade. For more than 50 years, this program has helped children all over the world achieve the same …

K9 Swim & Trim

K9 Swim & Trim located in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a small business that Crux has had the privilege of working with to help deliver a new brand for a veterinarian that opened a swimming pool to benefit the health of canines. K9 fits a very unique niche in canine fitness, helping dogs attain a healthy weight all while having …

HSBC

Known as a major player in the banking community, HSBC is a chain of local, regional, and global banks with headquarters and divisions all over the world. Through collaboration with Wright Heerema Architects from Chicago, IL, we produced a variety of environmental graphics for each floor in several large corporate facilities worldwide. We developed elevations and production files for frosted …

University of Cincinnati Richard E. Linder Center Athletic Museum

While the University of Cincinnati Lindner Center Athletic Museum provides for the present and future of UC athletics, it also recognizes and celebrates the UC’s proud past. The ground level of the five-story atrium features the George and Helen Smith Museum detailing the history of both the athletics program and the university. Sports histories are portrayed in graphic murals and …

Indiana’s Legacy Hall

Indiana’s Legacy Hall was built to showcase the University’s basketball legacy and to promote their vision for the future. Xibitz requested the help of Crux to develop wayfinding signage for interior and exterior. Crux created the files for Xibitz to move forward with production.  

Jim Crow Museum

The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, located in Big Rapids, Michicgan, focuses on showcasing the struggles and achievements of African Americans during the Jim Crow Law era. Proudly working with Xibitz, a leader in creating and producing spaces, Crux did the experiential graphic design for the entire museum.

Syngenta Tradeshow Graphics

Syngenta, a leading agricultural company that is committed to sustainable agriculture through the use of innovative technology and research. 3D Exhibits, located in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, brought on Crux to further establish the Syngenta brand at tradeshows through the use of interactive presentations, green screens and large-scale tradeshow graphics. – Exhibit Graphics – Interactive Presentations – Green-screen Graphics …

Schubert Club Museum

Today the Schubert Club Museum has been visited by nearly a quarter million students, musicians, visiting artists, and music lovers from all over the world.  Along with concerts and educational programs, it has become an integral part of The Schubert Club’s mission. To share this extraordinary collection with a wider audience, The Schubert Club opened its new Museum in Saint …

Riley Children’s Hospital Donor Wall

Riley Children’s Hospital at Indiana University Health has provided care and support for children and their families since 1924. The dedicated physicians, staff and generous donor at Riley have provided a place of healing and hope for the many children that visit the hospital regularly. The overall objective was to create a unique donor wall that featured the names of …

Racine Heritage Museum: Factory for the World

Showcasing Racine County’s industrial and manufacturing factories, this new exhibit at the Racine Heritage Museum tells the stories of the hardworking local Wisconsin community that developed and produced manufactured and agricultural goods in response to national and global events. Out of this response came Horlick’s Malted Milk, food mixers, military tanks, Little Golden Books and floor polish. Crux had a …

Racine County’s Spirit of Innovation

Working closely with the Racine Heritage Museum, we designed an exhibit celebrating Racine County’s Spirit of Innovation. This new exhibit showcases the exceptional stories of the inventions and inventors of Racine County and the products that came out of this creative and diverse population. – 3D Renderings – Manufacturing of Space – Graphic Design – Graphic Production – Printing – …

Notice

Notice, a family owned and operated boutique, first opened in 2007 as a gift store. Since then it has grown to three stores, with locations in Chicago, Evanston and Barrington, Il. The objective was to help Notice to further develop their brand from the start, all that we were provided with was a logo and an idea. – Rackcard – …

Grohmann Museum | Milwaukee School of Engineering

Featuring industrial artwork, Crux designed environmental graphic concepts for the Grohmann Museum Man at Work exhibit at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. During the planning of the exhibit, Crux designed the overall exhibit logo and decided on appropriate colors and textures before designing the space. – Signage – Concepts – Branding – Environmental Graphics Milwaukee, Wisconsin    

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas is a botanical museum that focuses on preserving and protecting all of America’s native plants through the use of educational plant lists and images. Through collaboration with Xibitz, a leader in creating and producing spaces, Crux was a part of the team from the beginning of design. To further enhance the viewer’s …