Mar
8
2016

Think Salute!

ThinkDesign Group celebrated 20 years & the people who helped get us there! Cheers, Salud, Prost, Kanpai, Salute! In a time of celebration, reflection, and gratitude, ThinkDesign Group recognized that over the past 20 years, many people have been a part of our world. “Group” is in our name for a reason­ —it’s the coming […]

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.  

Sep
18
2014

Complicated issues. Clear thinking.

At ThinkDesign, we are constantly challenged by the issues that are critical in the world today. Finding a clear way to frame and address these issues is what we do. Case in point—mental illness is in the news every day. Our client, People Incorporated, offers community-based programs that help support people who face this challenge. […]

Sep
11
2014

Playing With Food

It’s not often we get to work directly with food here at ThinkDesign Group, so we had a ball concepting and creating the cover for the food issue of Contexts, a quarterly publication of the American Sociological Association. Before we got our hands messy, we considered how to best connect the cover with the magazine content. […]

Sep
4
2014

Almost 100—Helping Dunwoody with the Right Tools for the Job

Last year we had the opportunity to design the Dunwoody College of Technology 2013-2014 Annual Fund campaign materials—which was a fun challenge, since Dunwoody was gearing up to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2014. Dunwoody is a well-respected fixture in the Minneapolis education scene, providing generations of students with highly valuable skills and practical, hands-on […]

Aug
21
2014

Designing the Fight against Invasive Carp

Our way of life in Minnesota—land of 10,000 lakes and the waterways that connect them—is under threat by invasive carp. These huge fish (up to 100 pounds) threaten to destroy the biodiversity of our lakes and, since they can jump up to ten feet into the air, are a physical threat to anglers, boaters, swimmers, […]

Feb
25
2013

2012 ends with awards for ThinkDesign

Graphic Design USA has once again honored ThinkDesign Group with three American Graphic Design Awards. The award-winning projects include two projects for People Incorporated Mental Health Services. The 2010 Annual Report, “LOOK AT IT THIS WAY,” addresses the individual and community-wide benefits of funding their organization. The recently launched print collateral system including a custom pocket […]

Feb
22
2013

Think More Use Less

As 2013 reveals itself, we at ThinkDesign Group give thanks for the creative challenges you give us, as well as the friendship and collegiality that make it fun and rewarding to come to work every single day. In the shadow of all the climate-change news—like the warmest year ever and the destruction caused by Hurricane […]