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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Austin, Texas The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a botanical museum that focuses on preserving and protecting all of America’s native plants using educational plant lists and images. Along with Xibitz, a leader in creating and producing spaces, Crux was part of the team that designed, developed and installed the museum’s experiential exhibits. Contribution Graphic Design Production Files

Hendricks Regional Health

Danville, Indiana Hendricks Regional Health commissioned the creation of a 12-foot high, 40-foot long exhibit honoring the first 50 years of the hospital’s history from Xibitz. Xibitz asked Crux to create the graphics for this wall. Made of glass and backlit to display photos, graphics and a narrative timeline of the facility, it’s one of many layered exhibits that Crux …

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 …

Concordia University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin With the grand opening of Concordia’s new pharmacy building and area of study, Concordia University–Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin wanted an informational museum on the history of pharmacy. Crux proudly worked with Xibitz to create the environmental graphic design for the Concordia University new museum. Contribution Graphic Design Artifact Labels Background Murals

American Express

American Express is the world’s largest card issuer, the premium network for high-spending cardmembers, a processor of millions of transactions daily, and a partner that provides business-building services to a worldwide merchant base. Xibitz requested the help of Crux to develop graphics for an American Expresses tradeshow.

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 …