we are humbleweed creative.

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

shannon rahkola

design partner

Shannon is motivated by a world view and multi-layered communication of meaningful messages that positively affect both the client and the world around them. She holds a BS in Applied Design from the University of Minnesota and a MA in Sustainable Design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Prior to Humbleweed Creative, she worked in the corporate creative world and also as a successful design contractor for both short and long-term contracts in the private education, public profit and non-profit sectors. Her visual storytelling and illustration experience includes work for District Energy St. Paul, Andersen Corporation, GNP Company (formally Gold'n Plump Poultry), Eau Claire Children’s Museum, Nestle, That’s My Pan, and book illustrations for publisher, The Quatro Group.