we are humbleweed creative

we incorporate systems-thinking into our design process for socially and environmentally responsible outcomes.

rita penrod

design partner

Rita Penrod is a sustainable designer, consultant, and enthusiastic advocate for communities and the environment. She believes that design should create solutions, not problems. Rita’s extensive career working in and with corporate America, and as a solopreneur, allows her to understand projects from many perspectives, including the client’s. Her work includes corporate sustainability reporting for GNP Company (formerly Gold’n Plump Poultry) as well as visual communications and reporting for various district energy companies, including District Energy St. Paul. Rita holds a BFA from Indiana University and was one of the first graduates of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design’s groundbreaking Sustainable Design Program.