Wins National Design Award; Celebrates Seventh Anniversary - Wins National Design Award; Celebrates Seventh Anniversary

Bloomington, Ind.— Design & Marketing has won an American Graphic Design Award for recent work. hope’s winning piece was Hope Begins, a print/Web piece created for the firm’s monthly contest. Readers of’s e-newsletter Sparks submit quotes; each month a winning quote is featured as a custom, one-of-a-kind art print.

American Graphic Design Awards have recognized excellence in design for over 30 years. Selected from more than 10,000 entries, winning work represents the best of design studios and ad agencies, large and small, from across the nation.

Hope Begins will be featured in the Graphic Design USA Design Annual, a 300-page special edition magazine circulated to more than 100,000 creative and marketing professionals, schools, and organizations. A digital version of the winning piece may also be viewed at Design & Marketing also recently celebrated its seventh year in business. Based in Bloomington, it provides brand-building services to a nationwide client base and has garnered over 15 awards for design, strategy, and community involvement.