The Hotel Minneapolis Pt. 2

Last week I wrote about J. Zachary Keenan’s typography for the Hotel Minneapolis, as well as a new project from Crystal Barlow. And on a second look at Crystal’s portfolio, I realized she also worked on the project. Without much background information it looks like she was responsible for creating illustrations that were applied to environmental signage and stationery. See a couple more images right here.

Hotel Minneapolis 01

Hotel Minneapolis 02

Hotel Minneapolis 03


  1. Hi,

    Thanks for blogging about my work!

    The “behind the scenes” story is that I created the identity (logos, color, etc.) while at a company called Olson. The client then took the project to another company (something that’s frowned upon, but happens a lot) that Crystal had worked for at the time Graphic Culture where she developed the illustrations and applications.

  2. […] the history of the structure, leaving its unique assets in tact, fully emphasizing its history, while conveying a very contemporary image through the designs of the rooms and the graphic presentation of the hotel through room key cards […]

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