Creating Places With Purpose
We help community leaders plan, design, and promote vibrant Main Streets, destination-quality parks, trails & recreation areas.
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More Vibrant Communities
Enhancing quality of life.
Cultivating healthier places to live.
Generating private investment.
The Latest from Our Team
Read more: Carolina Harmony Rail Trail Launch
Exciting times in the City of Shelby, NC as the launch of the Carolina Harmony Trail is underway. This 12 mile rail trail will ultimately extend to the South Carolina line. For now, the DbD team is focused on trail design and development within the downtown core. We’ve used branding and facility design to ensure…
Destination by Design
MULTIDISCIPLINARY PLANNING AWARD
NC Planning Association
National Park Service’s Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail Master Plan: brand strategy, public engagement, logo/identity design, photography, video, web development, and plan layout
American Society of Landscape Architects
Northern Peaks Trail Master Plan: brand strategy, public engagement, logo/identity design, photography, video, web development, and plan layout
BEST IMAGE BUILDING CAMPAIGN
North Carolina Main Street
Downtown Lenoir, NC Place Branding Campaign: comprehensive brand study, logo/identity design, and web development
Tourism Infrastructure Planning Webinar
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