Jewish Museum Milwaukee

The Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare exhibit highlights one example of the larger Red Scare during the Cold War period where an untold number of people suspected of being Communists, lost their livelihoods. The Hollywood Blacklist generally denied employment to screenwriters, actors, directors, musicians, and American entertainment professionals. This exhibit gives an ...

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Backyards to Big Leagues: Milwaukee Sports and Recreation History Milwaukee, Wisconsin This is the second exhibit we have done for Milwaukee County Historical Society and we could not be more thrilled. The exhibit covers the history of sports in Milwaukee from the late 1800’s to today.  It includes ball games of every type, boating, bicycling, boxing, bowling and more. Crux …

Gateway Technical College

Center for Sustainable Living – Bee Display Kenosha, Wisconsin When Gateway Technical College’s Center for Sustainable Living wanted to explain an ecological crisis to visitors of all ages, they partnered with Crux Creative on a uniquely interactive display. Together we created a very special exhibit about the devastating loss of bees – the essential pollinators of crops – happening around …

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 …

Valparaiso University

Welcome Center Valparaiso, Indiana The Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Welcome Center plays a major role in the Valparaiso University’s plan to grow to 6,000 students through enrollment and development activities. Xibitz reached out to Crux to develop the graphic design throughout the space including a history wall. Contribution Graphic Design Graphic Production

Adler Planetarium

“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 ...

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 …

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

Burpee Museum of Natural History Rockford, Illinois Crux was asked by Xibitz to develop a brand and complete graphics for the latest exhibit at the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois. Featuring paleolithic artifacts, the exhibit was designed to be educational, understandable and fun for visitors of all ages. Crux developed graphic concepts with a collegiate school theme …

Generac History Wall

Waukesha, Wisconsin Crux worked with 3D Exhibits to design and brand an exceptional history wall for Generac, the leader in power solutions at the company’s new headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Incorporating an aluminum structure in the design, the history wall intertwines graphics and interactives in attractive layers to create an information rich, three-dimensional and aesthetically pleasing history wall. Contribution Concept …

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Cedar Rapids, Iowa When the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library added a new permanent exhibit entitled “Faces of Freedom: The Czech and Slovak Journey,” their exhibit vendor, Xibitz, asked Crux to develop the graphics for the project. This exhibit tells the story of the lives of Czech and Slovak immigrants during World War II and features rare artifacts, …

Kumon Headquarters & Museum

Teaneck, New Jersey 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 …

HSBC

Worldwide HSBC is a major player in the banking community with a chain of local, regional, and global banks all over the world. In collaboration with Wright Heerema Architects from Chicago, IL, we produced a variety of environmental graphics for each floor in several large corporate facilities worldwide.  Contribution Graphics for interior graphics, wayfinding and murals.

University of Cincinnati Richard E. Linder Center Athletic Museum

Cincinnati, Ohio The University of Cincinnati Lindner Center Athletic Museum celebrates the past, present and future of UC athletics. For example, 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 on video screens. Working with Xibitz …

Jim Crow Museum

Big Rapids, Michigan The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia uses authentic promotional pieces from the Jim Crow era to illustrate the struggles African Americans have faced and overcome during a time of rampant institutionalized racism. We were proud to partner with Xibitz, a leader in creating and producing spaces, on creating experiential graphic designs for the entire museum. Contribution …

Schubert Club Museum

St. Paul Minnesota Since its inception in 2009, the Schubert Club Museum has been visited by over a quarter million students, musicians, visiting artists and music lovers from all over the world.  Offering concerts and educational programs as well as informative and visually appealing displays, it has become an integral part of The Schubert Club’s mission of sharing its extraordinary …

Riley Children’s Hospital Donor Wall

Indianapolis, Indiana 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 donors 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 …

Racine Heritage Museum

Factory for the World Racine, Wisconsin Showcasing Racine County’s industrial and manufacturing factories, this new exhibit at the Racine Heritage Museum tells the history of this hardworking local Wisconsin community. Racine has been the home to local industry almost since the city’s founding and has developed and produced manufactured and agricultural goods in response to national and global events. Out …

Racine County

Spirit of Innovation Racine, Wisconsin Working closely with the Racine Heritage Museum, we designed an exhibit celebrating Racine County’s Spirit of Innovation housed in ? 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. Contribution 3D Design Project Management Build and Installation …

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. …