Mar
6
2015

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.  

Mar
6
2015

inspire > relevance

InFaith Community Foundation • Rebrand Lutheran Community Foundation, a ThinkDesign client of 19 years, needed a brand refresh to align with their partner, Thrivent Financial, which dropped “for Lutherans” from their name and be relevant to a broader Christian audience. The rebrand for their new name, InFaith Community Foundation—including logo, color palette, custom illustrations, communications […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > insight

Contexts • Food Issue The quarterly publication of the American Sociological Association provides insight into sociology topics and makes them accessible to the general public. We design each publication cover to cover and find visual solutions to address a variety of topics—from the relevant to the serious. And nothing is more relevant to everyone than food. […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > knowledge

Stop Carp Coalition • Infographic Knowledge is power for the Stop Carp movement: helping people to understand how harmful invasive carp could be to Minnesota, or what they could do to help, is key to bringing them on board. Our approach was to use eye-catching illustration to convey the danger and immediacy of the issue. […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > innovation

Dunwoody College • Anniversary Dunwoody’s innovation in the Minneapolis education scene has enabled generations of students to learn the skills demanded of them in today’s working world. To celebrate their 100th anniversary, we took advantage of Dunwoody’s latest technologies to create a piece that speaks to their ability to continually retool their educational offerings to the ever-changing […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > independence

People Incorporated • Annual Report People Incorporated Mental Health Services empowers individuals with mental illness to live independently with the support of People Incorporated’s community-based programs. Providing that support is only part of the battle, however—public perceptions about mental illness is the other. Our design for their annual report theme, “Changing Minds,” aimed to strip […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > skill

Dunwoody College • Annual Fund Dunwoody College of Technology prides itself on staying current with cutting-edge technologies so that its students are well-prepared with the skills they need in today’s workforce. As part of their Annual fund campaign, “Making the Future,” we used 3D printing to demonstrate to donors the critical need to fund technological […]

Mar
6
2015

inspire > commitment

Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy • Annual Report Since its inception in 1974, MCEA has been one of the strongest advocates for the environment, effecting greater change than perhaps any other like-minded group. MCEA’s work takes the form of scientific reports, legal arguments in court, and conversations with legislators and business leaders. In celebrating their […]