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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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Cultivating healthier places to live.
Generating private investment.

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  • Rock the RoCo Blueway!

    Rock the RoCo Blueway!

    Rockingham County, North Carolina- home to Eden, Madison, and Reidsville- is blessed with four rivers, three lakes and some pretty sweet waterside trails. That’s right. It’s all in one County! Package it all together and you’ve got the RoCo Blueway. Dbd created a fresh visual brand, a map-guide, and this fun video to help Rockingham […]

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Awards

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

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

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