branding

Christine Lantinen with historical Maud Borup photos and new modern candies. 

When Christine Lantinen was new to her career in merchandise sourcing with Target, she’d allow herself a treat after a particularly stressful day. She’d swing by the Maud Borup candy shop on Grand Avenue in St. Paul to answer her craving for chocolate-dipped potato chips. Read More

JL Buchanan uses its corporate bike fleet to show off Minneapolis to clients. Photo courtesy of Handsome Cycles.

Minneapolis-based Handsome Cycles has a well-deserved reputation for crafting durable, aesthetically pleasing cruisers and road bikes. Its retro fenders and bespoke accessories aren’t half bad either. For ladies and gentlemen about town (read: hipsters), there’s no better bike manufacturer in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Read More

New logo of Minnesota State, formerly known as MnSCU.

This month, you should begin seeing the new logo for Minnesota’s largest higher education system.
The star-embossed navy blue banner bearing a capital M arrives along with the rollout of a new name. What has been known as MnSCU is now transforming to Minnesota State.
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Clockwork is currently located in the old Rayvic Service Station.

Motorists who have driven down East Hennepin Avenue in the recent days have noticed a change in the signage on the distinctive yellow and white building that has long been a landmark in the Como neighborhood. Read More