We are a nationally recognized full service creative agency providing strategic marketing, planning, branding, graphic design, web design, and advertising for more than 30 years.
 
The recipient of numerous awards, our team offers a wealth of experience in brand building, logo design, web presence, and advanced digital media skills for a diverse group of clients.
 
In order to establish direct control over production schedules and quality levels, we have brought as many of the creative processes as possible into our studio — a vital key to providing high standards of quality control for our clients.
 
In-house resources enable us to more efficiently manage your project successfully. These resources are treated as tools to more effectively communicate an idea or image, the ultimate goal of our art and the foundation of our business!
 

Products + Services

  • Creative Graphic Design and Full Service Production
  • Responsive Web Design, Mobile Media Development, and Coding
  • HTML Email Design and Marketing
  • Strategic Market Research, Market Planning, and Analysis
  • Print, Digital and Broadcast Media Direction/Supervision
  • Illustration (computer/conventional) and Computer Graphics
  • Interactive Media, DVD, Media Navigation Systems
  • Creative, Persuasive, Fundraising and Technical Copywriting
  • Public Relations Services/Events/Promotions
  • Advertising/Media Planning and Placements/Negotiations/Reports
  • Fundraising Creative Briefs, Appeals, Acquisitions, eLetters

 

Selected Awards

  • 2017 International Davey Award, Silver Award, Best Visual Appeal: Aesthetic for Websites, 2017 Responsive Website, David Allen Company, Raleigh, NC
  • 2017 International Davey Award, Silver Award, Corporate Communications for Websites, 2017 Responsive Website, David Allen Company, Raleigh, NC
  • 2016 Summit Creative Award, Bronze Award, Website Redesign: Non-Profit, 2016 Responsive Website, North Carolina Aquariums Society, Raleigh, NC
  • 2014 Summit Creative Award, Bronze Award, Annual Report: Non-Profit, 2013 Gratitude Report, Rex Healthcare Foundation, Raleigh, NC
  • 2014 Communicator Award, Award of Excellence, Interactive Media: Recruitment, 2013 Nursing Annual Report, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2014 Communicator Award, Award of Distinction, Annual Report: Non-Profit, 2013 Gratitude Report, Rex Healthcare Foundation, Raleigh, NC
  • 2014 Communicator Award, Award of Distinction, Online video: Other, 2013 Nursing Annual Report, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2014 Communicator Award, Award of Distinction, Online video: Interactive Video, 2013 Nursing Annual Report, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2014 Communicator Award, Award of Distinction, Content Marketing via email, North Carolina Aquariums SEAmail newsletter. NC DENR, Aquariums at Roanoke Island, Pine Knoll Shores, and Fort Fisher
  • 2013 Summit International Award, Emerging Media Award, Leader Award for Outstanding Work in Emerging Media, Terrazzo: A Performing Art, Design and Inspiration, David Allen Company, Raleigh, NC
  • PR Daily’s 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards, Honorable Mention in Best Fundraising Campaign for the Rex Healthcare Foundation, Annual Fund Appeals and Acquisitions Campaign
  • PR Daily’s 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards, Honorable Mention in Best Branding/Re-Branding and Best Email Newsletter for the North Carolina Aquariums and Aquarium Society, SEAmail and Membership Campaign Marketing
  • 2012 National Silver Award, 8th Annual International Davey Awards, Marketing Effectiveness category for North Carolina Aquariums, membership renewal email and postcard campaign.
  • 2012 National Bronze Award, 18th Annual Summit Creative Awards from Summit International Awards (SIA) Redesign/Rebranding category for North Carolina Aquariums, SEAmail email marketing.
  • 2012 Award of Distinction, 18th Annual Communicator Awards from The International Academy of Visual Arts, Email Marketing category for North Carolina Aquariums, SEAmail email marketing.
  • 2009 National Silver Award, 26th Annual Healthcare Advertising Award from Healthcare Marketing Report for Professional Recruitment Advertising for UNC Health Care Nurse Recruitment.
  • 2009 National Bronze Award, 26th Annual Healthcare Advertising Award from Healthcare Marketing Report for an educational calendar used by North Carolina child care providers for the N.C. Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center, UNC Gillings School of Public Health.
  • 2008 National Gold Award, 24th Annual Admissions Advertising Award from Higher Education Marketing Report for “Our Mission,” a series of magazine ads for student recruitment produced for Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC.
  • 2008 National Gold Award, 24th Annual Admissions Advertising Award from Higher Education Marketing Report for “Your Daughter, Your Pride and Joy,” a national direct mail campaign produced for Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC.
  • 2008 National Bronze Award, 24th Annual Admissions Advertising Awards from Higher Education Marketing Report for “Summer Fun for All Ages,” a recruitment direct mail campaign for a summer camp produced for Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC.
  • 2007 National Award, National Health Education Association Award for an educational calendar used by North Carolina child care providers from the N.C. Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center, UNC Gillings School of Public Health.
  • Gold Medal 2005, Special Events Category, Circle of Excellence Awards, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Awards, Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC: Election 2004: A Woman’s Perspective Past and Present.
  • Special Merit Award 2003, Graphic Identity Programs, new University logo for Elizabeth City State University (ECSU), CASE AWARD, District III.
  • Crystal Award of Excellence 2002, The Communicator Awards, 2002 Print Media Association, Image brochure, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, Raleigh, NC
  • First Place 2002, Four-color news magazines, North Carolina Press Association Award of Excellence, North Carolina Aquariums.
  • Gold Award 2002, Primary Marketing, North Carolina Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Awards, Image brochure, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • Gold Award 2001, Niche Marketing, North Carolina Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Awards, Sports Facility Guide, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • National Federation of Press Women 2000 Award, North Carolina Aquariums Pfiesteria web site, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, Achievement Award for Public Service Campaigns.
  • PIVA Award 2000, Image brochure promotion, Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • Creativity 29, 2000, Ideal Choice Home brochure and video packaging, CP&L and Advanced Energy Corporation.
  • American Graphic Design Awards 1999, Award of Excellence, Interstate Johnson Lane, Asset Management
  • Creativity 29, 2000 Award of Distinction, Advanced Energy/CP&L, Ideal Choice Home Packaging.
  • PIVA Award 1999, Best of Category, Process Calendars, NC Child Care Calendar.
  • PIVA Award 1999, Rhone Poulenc, Regent Pocket Folder.
  • American Graphic Design Awards 1998, Award of Excellence, ProMedex Brochure.
  • American Graphic Design Awards 1998, Award of Excellence, Interstate Johnson and Lane/IJL Asset Management Group Brochure.
  • American Graphic Design Awards 1998, Award of Excellence, Kenan-Flagler Business School “Building on Success” direct mail brochure.
  • Creativity 1997, Distinction of Merit, the Alliance Alumni Magazine for the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.
  • National Association of Airport Authority Communicators, 1997, Award of Excellence, Complete Campaign for Raleigh Durham Airport Authority.
  • CASE Award 1996, Award of Excellence, School of Law program, Duke University, Durham, NC.
  • CASE Award 1996, Award of Special Merit Viewbook, process category, Peace College, Raleigh, NC.
  • PICA Award 1996, Best of Category, process color, Viewbook, Peace College, Raleigh, NC.
  • PICA Award 1996, Special Judges Award, non-process multi-color NCSU Engineering Extension Service, Annual Report, Raleigh, NC.
  • 1995 Merit Award, 2nd Annual Beverage Packaging Global Design Awards, Greenshields Brewery complete packaging design.
  • North Carolina Council for Women, 1995 Grand Award for the NAWBO 1995 Economic Summit, Destination 21st Century Campaign, held in Raleigh, NC
  • PICA 1995, Special Sponsors Award: Most creative use of color, Burroughs Wellcome magazine, The Business of Change.
  • PICA 1995, Special Judges Award: MCNC Environmental Impact Conference poster and program.
  • PICA 1995, Special Judges Award: Poster series for North Carolina WIC program.
  • PICA 1995, Best of Category Award: Case statement for Center for Financial and Accounting Research.
  • Wally Award 1994, Raleigh Public Relations Society, Peace College, Best of Category, educational piece.
  • Telly Award 1994, Research!North Carolina, PSA Medical/Healthcare category, national finalist.
  • CASE Award 1994, Award of Special Merit for Fundraising publications, North Carolina State University, Office of Development and Institutional Advancement.
  • CASE District III Advancement Award 1995, Award of Excellence for internal publications, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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