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  • Custom Wayfinding System Installed in Watauga County, NC

    Custom Wayfinding System Installed in Watauga County, NC

    Lured by cool temperatures and stunning mountain vistas, Boone, NC and surrounding Watauga County have long been a sought-after destination for travelers from around the world. Increasingly, both new residents and visitors are excited to explore this outdoor paradise nestled into the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This artful new wayfinding system will […]

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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

COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
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