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EBD’s Gift Giving Survival Guide

The Holidays are a time filled with family, friends and good times. However, with all that fun comes the daunting task of gift giving. Here’s a curated guide from some of our clients to help make your holiday gift giving simple. For…

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Dec
6

32 Years 32 Insights

Since starting EBD, I’ve learned a lot from the team and from our clients about what makes life and work truly exceptional. To celebrate our birthday, here are a few of the things we all try to live by. –…

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Nov
4

Brand Building For Successful Placemaking

Located in Denver just a few steps aways from Union Station stands the Kimpton Hotel Born. This hotel was part of a much larger project to transform Denver’s Union Station into a vibrant downtown neighborhood. It was our role at…

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Sep
16

The Fynn, A New Light In The Shining Downtown District of Elmhurst

When Quarterra Multifamily, formerly known as Lennar Multifamily Communities, approached EBD to brand a sophisticated multi-family project in Elmhurst, IL we were thrilled about the opportunity to provide a cohesive brand experience. Our scope of work included naming the project,…

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Aug
17

Behind The Scenes: Notes From A Production Manager

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT AS A DISCIPLINE Every great design firm needs at least one realist, aka the Print Production Manager. My name is Tiffany Gronski and my purpose is to fabricate and print projects to align with the vision of our…

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May
12

Q&A: 10 Years In The Cannabis Industry

Since its legalization in Colorado in 2014, the cannabis industry has grown exponentially, with 2021 sales skyrocketing nearly 40% more than 2020, reaching an estimated total of $25 billion (PreparedFoods). It takes experts to adapt to the industry’s ever changing…

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Apr
19

Get to Know EBD

Maybe we already know you or have seen some of our work. But behind that work, there’s a lot more to EBD – what drives us, what makes great client partnerships and how we create. We’re giving you a window…

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Mar
10

Packaging a Tradition

Great things usually start in an unusual way and this project is no exception. Ellen Bruss, our agency founder, met Federico Solmi at the Site Santa Fe annual gala. Federico is known for his work as a multimedia artist and…

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Feb
8

EBD has won 13 design awards across 7 clients in real estate, retail, consumer packaged goods, and cannabis.

2021 proved another challenging year for the world, but we weren’t going to let the ongoing pandemic get in the way of exceptional creativity. This year, we’re celebrating our fantastic clients who trusted us to create and grow their brands….

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Jan
5

Why Design Driven Brands Are So Successful

Excerpts from a conversation between Ellen Bruss, Jennifer Hohn, and Andrew Hoffman on The Ad Club’s Design in Advertising Panel – Why Design Driven Brands Are So Successful. Moderated by Ken Garcia. Ken (moderator): Welcome everyone. We’re so grateful to…

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Nov
12

Meet You at Market Station

Market Station is a 1 block, 2-acre, mixed-use development at the corner of 16th & Market Street in Downtown Denver. It includes 85,000 SF of retail, 90,000 SF of office, and 225 market rate and luxury apartments. Innovative brick patterns…

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Oct
12

McGregor Square Residences, Downtown Denver’s Newest Address

McGregor Square is 655,000 SF across three towers, including residences (McGregor Square Residences), hotel, offices, a food hall, restaurants, shops, and an outdoor entertainment plaza with a large-scale viewing screen –­ all combined to create a vibrant year-round complement to…

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Jul
1

Notes from A Production Manager: Signage Edition

What to consider, when considering signage? To answer that question simply, consider everything. Seriously, everything. Whether you’re looking to light up the night sky or do your wayfinding in a building or environment, signage requires a tremendous amount of consideration…

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Jun
4

A Connoisseur Cannabis Brand Elevating the Denver Retail Experience

EBD is located in Colorado, so our feature for April is one of our clients in the Cannabis and CBD industry. We’ve worked in consumer goods and retail for over a decade, so when two independently successful retail entrepreneurs, Amanda…

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Apr
20