We treat every project we work on like it is our baby. We love making our clients look good!

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Personalized One on One

Enjoy a personalized design experience with your designer.

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We Are Creative Designers

Let us take you on a journey to bring your company to the next level.

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Idea To Implementation

From design concept to printing or programming, we handle it for you.


We are a Graphic Design firm based in Sacramento, California

We provide our clients with high end design for all their design and advertising needs. We separate our clients from their competition and get them noticed by generating creative ideas and implementing them across many mediums. Our services include design and development of logos, websites, animation, as well as printed materials such as business systems, business cards, brochures, presentation folders, powerpoint presentations, direct mail solutions, advertising packages, 3D product visualization, 3D animation, posters, billboards, bus signage, wayfinding and much more.


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When I chose Crux Design to design my marketing and create my website, I had no idea the impact it would have on the overall success and branding of my company. Daniel at Crux Design is an absolute pleasure to work with, he's responsive and involved and he's a genius at what he does. From the design of my logo to every detail of my website, I cannot put into words how amazing a job he's done. If you're starting a company, the first call you need to make is to Dan at Crux Design. He's the best decision I've made since starting my company and he will be involved in every project that I do.

- Chris Gardner, Paintrite Pros

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Crux Design's work is incredible.  They have true talent and I really appreciate being the benefactor of such talent.

- Katherine Brandenburg, Brandenburg Group


Crux Design came highly recommended to me by a colleague of mine. I sent Daniel a jumbled collection of images and some basic information about the vision for my company and he worked some major design magic. He pretty much nailed it on the first draft–and met tight budget and time constraints at the same time. Nicely done!

- Jessica Chalk, JayC Solutions

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Outstanding, absolutely amazing! You have read my cards and I truly thank you, your talent is remarkable. Friggin awesome, best site I have ever seen. May the Easter Bunny bring you happy dreams.

- Brian Moore, Our Favorite Crazy Fine Artist : )

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Crux has far exceeded our expectations and we look forward to many years of relationship with them. As well, I'll be recommending them to anyone that I can.

- Rick Osen, Sutter Builders

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Through a business acquaintance I was directed to Daniel Tirapelli with Crux Design, described as a “bad ass” (in a good way!) when it came to design. I had a need for a new look, a new logo, business cards, a website – the works – and I wanted to get it right. Dan's work proved to be professional, elegantly sparse and efficient. I was impressed by both Crux Design's portfolio and Dan's personal attention to design and detail. The result was a true collaboration into something unique and meaningful that I am proud to have representing my company. I highly recommend Crux Design for anyone interested in high quality work with excellent service. They were extremely easy to work with and their skills are top notch.

- Matthew Piner, Pinerworks Architecture

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Crux has a real design sense. They brought our concepts to life! They were quick, efficient, and responsive. Definitely a good choice!

- Holly Kernan, News Director, KALW public radio, 91.7 FM

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Dan Tirapelli is the creator of my website.  He is truly an amazing talent.  When I first met him to discuss the project, he took the time to get to know me, my business and my objectives.  He even followed up with further phone and email discussions to get my vision and needs correct. I knew I had found the right web designer just by the first proof.  Throughout the design process, Dan was in constant communication and rapidly responded every time I had a question or concern. Dan is a constant professional.  I was so impressed with his creativity and vision throughout the design process. The final creation was silky smooth, comforting, soothing and beautiful.  As a plastic surgeon, these are characteristics I seek to achieve in my own work. In short, his work speaks for itself.  Dan is a true digital artist of the 21st century and I recommend him without reservation!

- Dr. Arnold Almonte, Owner, The Almonte Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery.