Thinknails > 2014

Because without think, it’s just design. Using both sides of the brain is where aesthetics and impact converge—and what inspires us to find the new idea in the work of our everyday. Here’s some highlights about our 2014 thinking and how we work to stay true to our name.  


Otto Bremer Foundation
A thoughtful brand refresh

ThinkDesign has been hard at work on the launch of a brand new identity for the Otto Bremer Foundation—a foundation rooted in and committed to the communities that are homes and neighbors to Bremer banks—79 communities located in Minnesota, North Dakota and western Wisconsin. The foundation was created in 1944 by Bremer Bank founder Otto […]


People Incorporated
A Fresh, New Web Presence

People Incorporated is a nonprofit working to secure independence for people with mental illness in the Twin Cities metro. In just two years, we have upgraded their identity and redesigned nearly every point of contact that People Incorporated has with its donors and the public, including annual reports, program brochures, newsletters, and event materials. Recently, […]


Indigo: The Value of Definition

Quite ordinary at first glance, the former Sig-Tec Corporation was a diamond in the rough. Branding the company’s exceptional potential as a leader in identity authentication and access-management software was an exercise in extricating technical brilliance. We began with an illuminating new name, Indigo Identityware, and we perfected a logo—a fingerprint symbolizing their ultra-safe and […]