• A Logo Refresh May Sometimes Fit Better Than a Logo Redesign

    Your logo is important. In fact, it’s the single most important graphic for your brand. Apple realized this early on, and that’s why they’ve given it so much thought over the years. But since their change from the Isaac Newton logo in 1976 they’ve never wholly redesigned their logo. Instead, … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: Crosscode Enterprise IT Software Website Design

    Crosscode is moving to the next level. While we rarely work with startups when they’re in their infancy, we often work with companies that are ready to move to the next level with their brand and website. Crosscode is launching a first-of-its-kind enterprise IT product, and needed a more polished … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: Approve-IT

    Approve-IT, Inc. sought Windmill Design’s help to design and build a new website that supports the company’s new strategic plan and goals, reflected in a new, modern and compelling website. Since 1995, Approve-IT has been the trusted company of choice for global compliance services, covering over 250+ countries and territories. The … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: Pairnomix – a leader in personalized medicine

    We gave this innovative medical research company a modern and user-friendly website, using our blade site package with add-ons like icons, illustrations, and a process infographic to make their research process visually engaging and informative. We love innovators, and are honored to help in bringing to life the future of … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company

    KWF (formerly known as Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company) was in need of a new web design that highlighted two sides of their business: KWF Editorial and KWF Consulting. We created one WordPress website with two distinct paths for each set of services, while sharing content that’s common to both … View Article

  • Logo Refresh and Website Redesign for Bitwise.io

    Bitwise.io, a Minneapolis tech consulting firm, was in need of a brand refresh that demonstrated their passion for technology solutions. Simple yet strategic tweaks like an updated color palette and modern typography helped bring this brand up-to-date, enhancing it without losing the personality or history of the brand. Logo Before … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: iAffiliate Management

    This website is a great example of a clean, sharp, online brand presence that allows succinct copywriting and well-chosen imagery to display some personality. A niche digital marketing agency that focuses on affiliate programs (and related services), iAffiliate Management now has a scalable and flexible website that connects to their … View Article

  • We’ve Just Launched: Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

    We worked with MACDL (Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) to bring a new face to their organizaiton. But, more important even than a look and user interface that appeals to an ever-younger audience of new prospective members, the website brought automation to the organization’s administration duties. An image of … View Article

  • Sneak Preview: Designing New State Fair Food Booth Signage for Vegie Fries

    We’re getting excited about the state fair — even more than usual — as we work on a brand transformation for the Vegie Fries booth. This year they’re offering one of the new state fair foods, the Cherry Bomb, and we’re helping them rebrand their entire booth to be more … View Article

  • Recently Launched: The Scholarly Kitchen

    We love content-rich websites. The Scholarly Kitchen, the premiere online destination for smart conversation about scholarly publishing, needed a to refresh their website and branding in a mobile-first website that loaded quickly, and offered an easy-to-read presentation for content on varying device sizes. The updated site also allows staff to curate collections … View Article