Sutter Road Picture Co.

We love it when Hollywood calls for creative! Sutter Road Picture Co. was looking to redesign their logo for their documentary film company. The logo symbolizes the founders youth of growing up on Sutter Road with Sycamore trees lining the streets. Simple and profound. You may see it on the big screen or maybe Netflix or Amazon soon!

OFFPRICE Show

Las Vegas, Nevada The OFFPRICE Show is one of several retail trade shows that run in Las Vegas twice a year. Offering lower than discount pricing for quality merchandise, OFFPRICE offers retailers a unique opportunity to increase their profit margins by lowering their costs. Although this benefit was known and appreciated by veteran buyers, less savvy retailers sometimes assumed that …

Thorogood

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Thorogood is a high-end boot manufacturer that specializes in manufacturing quality footwear for the military and the police as well as avid hunters. The client wanted a rough industrial style to the booth to highlight the toughness and practicality of their product line. Booth components included vintage wood and exposed metal, providing texture, interest and the industrial …

Winbrook

Billerica, Massachusetts Winbrook reached out to Crux to help them develop new specialty signage for the retail store And That! With a brand already developed but many of the eye level graphics did not seem to have the look and creative feel that And That! was looking for. Crux created a variety of textural, timeless and edgy looking signage for …

FarmCity Elevator

Darien, WI Crux had the pleasure to design a new trade show exhibit and a website for FarmCity Elevator. They were looking to expand their brand and deliver information to farmers and buyers. They were looking for a website that they could manage once it was complete. They are able to manage and update Cash Bids and Offers Daily. The …

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep

Waukegan, IL Crux was tasked with designing the invitation to their most profitable fund-raising event. A black tie affair that exudes class. Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep is an affordable, safe, co-educational, Catholic high school committed to academic excellence for students of limited economic means in the greater Waukegan and North Chicago area. Contribution Graphic Design

EALgreen

Wheaton, IL EALgreen’s mission is to raise money for scholarships through goods donated by corporations that can be recycled for use on college campuses. The money the schools save on these transactions is then put toward scholarships for their students. To take advantage of the current interest in a sustainable economy, EAL (an acronym for Empowering Access to Learning) decided …

White Dress Bridal

Milwaukee, Wisconsin The White Dress Bridal boutique is owned and run by a team of talented women who have impeccable taste and a real knack for keeping up with the latest bridal fashion trends. Alas, when they opened their business they settled for a website that was pedestrian, hard to navigate and singularly unappealing. Realizing their mistake, they asked Crux …

Nova Energy and Automation

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Although relatively new to the marketplace, Nova had established a niche in the healthcare marketplace designing and manufacturing lighting, power and safety control systems for healthcare facilities with medical imaging equipment.  Preparing to become a major player in the industry, Nova’s leadership approached Crux about developing a brand and a fully functioning website allowing clients to order equipment …

Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Lake Geneva, WI Crux was tasked with redesigning the website for GOLDCOPD with the hopes of having an easier to use site on the backend for changes, a site that could grow with them and  was easy to use for the public, physicians and hospitals all over the world. The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) works with …

Danish Immigrant Museum

Danish Modern: Design for Living Traveling Exhibit Elk Horn, Iowa The Danish Immigrant Museum shows the experiences of Danish Immigrants and their descendants in America. The exhibit Danish Modern: Design for Living displays the classic furniture and housewares that were manufactured in Denmark and sold all over the world after World War II. These examples of great design are still …

Exhibit Systems

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Exhibit Systems is a trade show manufacturing company that needed a strong marketing message to stand out in a sea of competitors. They engaged us in helping them develop a well branded and strategic exhibit with supportive marketing to engage their audience. Their results were outstanding, even closing business on the show floor. Contribution Brand Development Copywriting Signage …

The Dance Factory

Delavan, Wisconsin 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 ...

Millennium

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Headquartered in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Millennium is a medium-size warehouse and distributor serving the telecommunications industry. Crux had created a stand-alone print piece for the company and they contacted us about a new project several years later. Although the company had been operating for over 12 years, the managers felt that their growth was being hampered because …

Corporate Contractors Inc.

Beloit, Wisconsin 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 and clearly conveys not only …

K9 Swim & Trim

Downers Grove, IL K9 Swim & Trim located in Downers Grove, Illinois, is an entrepreneurial business established and run by a veterinarian who specializes in water therapy and physical fitness programs for dogs of all breeds. K9 fills a special niche in canine fitness, helping dogs attain a healthy weight all while having fun. The website is colorful and playful …

Napoleona Tea

Libertyville, IL Napoleona Tea Company imports, merchandises and delivers exceptional high-end teas from around the world for restaurants, specialty shops and private tea connoisseurs. Crux strategized and designed a classic timeless logo for the brand, custom packaging for the various teas and a customized ecommerce website. Crux has worked with Napoleona Tea Co. for several years and has had the …

Agape House

Walworth, Wisconsin The Agape House for Girls is a true blessing to teenage girls who are facing the challenges of drug addition and parents unable to give them proper care for various reasons, in addition to the normal stresses of growing up. The teachers and counselors at Agape House provide students with an opportunity for a better, more productive chance …

Syngenta

Champaign, Illinois Syngenta is a leading agricultural company committed to sustainable agriculture through the use of innovative technology and research. 3D Exhibits asked Crux to help them enhance the Syngenta brand at trade shows using interactive presentations, green screens and large-scale trade show graphics. Contribution Exhibit Graphics Interactive Design Green-Screen Graphics PreShow mailings

Notice

Chicago, Evanston and Barrington, IL Notice, a family owned and operated boutique chain, began in 2007 as a single gift store. Since then it has expanded to three locations – Chicago, Evanston and Barrington, Il. While the owners were talented retailers, they had neglected to develop a strong representation of their brand and asked Crux to take on this assignment. …