Adler Planetarium

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“The Universe: A Walk Through Time and Space” 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 ...

Heritage Hill State Park Guard House

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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 ...

The Dance Factory

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Impressed by our creativity and personal interest in ballet, the Dance Factory in Delavan, Wisconsin chose Crux to develop a website that encompassed the magic of dance. The site features fairy dust drizzling from above as you navigate through the site – to the latest events and classes at The Dance Factory. Their clientele has raved about the site, pleased ...

Millennium

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Developing a new brand to attract attention, define a customer benefit and increase business. How do you help a cable supply company distinguish themselves from the competition when they sell parity products and are relative newcomers to the marketplace? That was Crux’s assignment from Millennium, headquartered in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, a medium-size warehouse and distributor serving the telecommunications industry. We …

Burpee Museum of Natural History – Homer Exhibit

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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 …

Tobias Music Web Design

Tobias Music

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Tobias Music is an award winning fine guitar shop located in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, IL. Paul Tobias and his family have been specializing in fine guitars, quality sales, service, and lessons for over 36 years. Tobias Music approached Crux Creative to design and develop a brand new website that would not only look and function great but …

Generac History Wall

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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.                 …

CrossFit Kenosha

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CrossFit Competition T-Shirts and Gym Signage We love CrossFit and how much it has positively impacted the Crux teams health! So much so that, designing tshirts and graphics for CrossFit Kenosha located in Kenosha, Wisconsin is like the cherry on top for us. We have designed several competition shirts, banners, door signage as well as “Fran” and “Murph”restroom signs. Illustrations …

Mandarin Quarterly

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Mandarin Quarterly is a North American Chinese publication for business professionals, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Mandarin Quarterly approached Crux to redesign their site which featured news articles, a distribution map, and other useful information. Additionally, they needed new functionality including; a business directory, events listings, and an event ticket purchasing system. They also had the unique need to have multiple …

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

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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.

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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

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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 …

Thomas Architects Web Design

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Thomas Architects came to Crux to create a new website for them. Thomas Architects is located in Chicago, Illinois and specialize is commercial and residential architecture. Crux created a new professional web site for Thomas Architects including custom icons and customized portfolio colors. The end result is a great looking site with easy navigation, a content management system, blogs/news, and …

MYDISPLAYSOURCE

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MYDISPLAYSOURCE sells everything from banner stands to custom exhibits and specializes in helping find the best display equipment that fits a businesses needs. MYDISPLAYSOURCE came to Crux Creative with the need for a new ecommerce website that would not only catch the visitors eye with well designed graphics and a creative flair but one that would help drive sales. They …

K9 Swim & Trim

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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 …

Napoleona Tea

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Napoleona Tea Co., located in Libertyville, Illinois, focuses on providing boutique high-end teas that have been gathered from around the world. Crux strategized and designed an incredible timeless logo, custom packaging for numerous teas, and a customized ecommerce website. Crux has worked with Napoleona Tea Co. for several years and has had the opportunity to assist, witness and support their …

Agape House Annual Report

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The Agape House for Girls located in Walworth, Wisconsin is a true blessings to teenage girls who have the opportunity for a second chance in life. The Agape House works with these girls by developing their faith, educating and counseling them. We donated our services to assist them to develop an annual report that could be shared with companies and …

HSBC

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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

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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

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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.