Connect. Convey. Convince.
To reach markets and partners worldwide or attract support at home, organizations need communications materials that capture attention and motivate action, that persuade as well as inform. These are the kinds of materials that Design 291 develops. For more than twenty-five years, Design 291 has offered design solutions that connect, convey, convince.
Design 291’s dedication, expertise and design effort has been remarkable over the past few years. Working with them has enabled Marriott to deliver a unique and substantive sustainability report that continues to surpass expectations each year. Thank you!
Thank you for all that you do for AGB. You are an absolute pleasure to work with, but more than that, your designs make us proud! We are lucky to have you and we are grateful for your work.Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
Design 291 is a pleasure to work with—they assessed our needs, did an exceptional job branding CEE, and generated a smart, issue-oriented website.Coalition for Employment through Exports
What a perfectly produced invitation! How proud I am to send it out to friends. You put so much effort into the design and it really says a lot about the Parkmont Poetry Festival in a beautiful way.Parkmont School
Creative. Concise. Current.
Since 1991, Design 291 has offered clients a fresh, intelligent resource for brand identity, print, and website design. From our Bethesda, Maryland and Park City, Utah offices, we serve a wide range of regional, national, and international clients providing art direction, brand strategy, graphic design, website design, marketing, and copy writing services.
A collection of logos created for clients in a variety of industries that generates brand awareness and promotes their business, products or services.
Design of Marriott International’s 2015 Sustainability Report, a series of twelve interactive PDF reports that disclose the progress of the company’s sustainability goals. Design 291 teamed with DRD Creative to create the dynamic data visualizations. Click image to view virtual reports.
Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) annual report design. BHEF is the nation’s oldest organization of senior business and higher education executives dedicated to advancing solutions to U.S. education and workforce challenges. Click image to view virtual report.
Development brochure design for JW Marriott® Hotels. The brochure promotes the luxury hotel brand to potential investors. Click image to view virtual brochure.
Brand development including logo design, stationery system, and Website for BSquared Marketing, a firm that delivers customized marketing and communications strategies that increase return on marketing investments.
Website design for the Coalition for Employment through Exports, a not-for-profit association that seeks to improve federal export programs in support of U.S. exporters and U.S. jobs.
Membership campaign design for the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB). Directed toward prospective higher education members, the campaign showcases the value of membership in AGB through targeted audience messaging.
Website design and brand identity for Body Lumière, a boutique fat loss and body contouring business that offers clients a pain-free and non-surgical fat loss solution.
2016 Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges’ National Conference on Trusteeship marketing materials. The extensive campaign included multiple program and resource guides, magazine ads, room signage, web banners, program ads, conference app design and more.
Design 291 works with a select team of writing and production partners. We are passionate about design and approach each project in a personal and creative way—tailored to your particular objectives, we develop on time and within budget communications solutions.
Principal + Creative Director
Elizabeth is the primary creative force behind Design 291. A member of the Greater Washington, D.C., area graphic design community for over thirty years, she is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and Yale University’s Summer Studies Program. Elizabeth has served three terms on the executive board of the Washington, D.C. chapter of the AIGA and is a former adjunct professor at the Corcoran College of Art + Design.
Web Developer + Editor
Ursula is a front-end web developer, content advisor, and copy editor with over ten years of experience. She works with associations and non-profits and is proficient in both Mac and PC environments, creating or managing websites, apps, e-books, e-mail marketing, podcasts, and databases. Ursula is skilled in Drupal, Drupal Gardens, HTML/CSS, WordPress, and the Adobe Creative Suite.