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 …

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 …

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 ...
Tobias Music Web Design

Tobias Music

Downers Grove Tobias Music is an award winning guitar shop located in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, IL. Paul Tobias and his family have been offering fine guitars, personalized service and music lessons for over 36 years. Tobias Music approached Crux Creative to design and develop a new website that would not only reflect the high quality of their …

Mandarin Quarterly

Chicago, IL Mandarin Quarterly is a North American Chinese publication for business professionals, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Mandarin Quarterly approached Crux to redesign their site featuring news articles, a distribution map and other useful information. In addition, they also wanted us to increase the site’s functionality to include a business directory, events listings and an event ticket purchasing system. They …

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 …

Thomas Architects Web Design

Chicago, IL Thomas Architects design both commercial and residential architecture projects and wanted a new Web site that reflected the breadth of their services. Crux created a new professional web site for the firm that included clean, attractive custom icons and customized portfolio colors. The end result is a sophisticated site that features easy navigation, a content management system, blogs/news, …

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. …

Linmot

Elkhorn, Wisconsin LinMot is a linear motion manufacturer and their management asked Crux to design and build a new company website that would set their brand apart from the competition. (One of our specialties!) Our design included several features that reflected the pride LinMot took in customer service by making the site easy to navigate, read and use to obtain …

Janney’s Collection

Winthrop Harbor, IL Janney’s Collection in Winthrop Harbor, IL, is a beautiful boutique offering exceptionally fine antiques and items from vintage décors. Needing a new and updated e-commerce site, they turned to Crux to create one that was technically sophisticated and in keeping with the classic style of their merchandise. Now visitors can view and purchase available items quickly and …

Harting, Inc of North America

Elgin, IL With headquarters in Germany, Harting Technology Group develops, manufactures and sells network components, electrical and electronic connectors, and cable harnesses used in a variety of applications such as data application. Crux was brought on board to help to promote the Harting brand in the United States. To that end we developed promotional materials and a video for numerous …

Equipment to Contracting

Washington, DC Founded as a project management firm in 2004, E2C (Equipment to Contracting) quickly grew into a highly respected general contractor with a wide range of clients including medium sized local companies international Fortune 100 firms, regional hospitals, state and private colleges, local housing authorities and more. Crux was contacted by E2C to help further brand the company by …

PCIX

PCIX, (Private Equity’s Risk-Management Facility) a specialized new Wall Street index provider, needed a unique way to gain new clients and become members. Crux worked with PCIX to create an eye-catching logo and a series of brochures that involved printed booklets and interactive brochure flipbooks. Web badges were also created so that new members could proudly boast their new affiliation …