Thank you 2018, Hello 2019!

We wanted to take a moment to reflect on a few of our favorite moments of 2018. With changes both big and small, it was definitely a memorable year.

 

 

A few Big Milestones

In 2018, we completed 26 brands, 20 websites, 21 interior projects – including an iconic rebrand for Feed More, the award-winning Jasper bar, and a one of a kind donut lounge, among many others.

 
 

more memorable moments

Campfire grew!

Chelsea Glowacki joins us as our boss of all things coordination and organization. We lovingly refer to her as our ‘ops’ girl. She’s making the office run smooth as butter.

Sarah Schmetterling hoped on board as ‘da best’ intern. Hailing from New Jersey, Sarah’s experience and eye for design has been a huge asset to us during this growth phase.

We bid farewell to an incredible designer and dear friend Kasha Killingsworth. She’s now living her best life in Philly with the Urban Outfitters HQ team. We hope they know how lucky they are to have her! <3

** Oh also — we are actively growing our team as I type! Check out our open interior design position here! **

 
 

We won some awards!

High Point Barbershop - Best IDEA + First Place in Retail Design

The Jasper - First Place in Hospitality Design

Gather Short Pump - First Place in Corporate Design < 35k SF

Lucid Living - Honorable Mention in Retail Design

Studio Two Three - Best Small Scale Retail by GRACRE

Canon & Draw - Best Adaptive Reuse by GRACRE

We expanded our footprint!

ENJOY: by Grow – Norfolk, Virginia

Method Wellness– Virginia Beach

Pink Bowtie Events – New York City

Gather – Norfolk, Virginia

North End Juice – Virginia Beach

 
 

 
 
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Putting a Bow on the Year

We closed 2018 with 50 of our friends and clients at a bash at The Jasper’s Miracle on Cary pop-up. Hoping to start a new annual tradition, we also created our first ever client yearbook. From the freshman to the seniors, we couldn’t have done it without a class of incredible clients who truly value design in their pursuit of opportunity and innovation.

 

 

What’s Ahead

Burn Both Ends

We are refocusing our effort from planning a small biz conference towards writing a book! This book will combine the best insights from our workshop series with a yearly planner, creating something you can refer back to and refine over time. We're hoping to launch it early next year and will attempt to squeeze in a few small workshops in between now and then. Thoughts, ideas, feedback? We're all ears!

campfire in new places

We are actively seeking projects with clients outside of Richmond who have creative ideas and value design as an essential aspect of growing a biz. Know of someone we should talk to? Please do share!

getting on stage

We have some thoughts to share! From our experience working with hundreds of growing businesses, we’ve learned a few best practices and creative ways of making stuff happen. If you’d like to have us speak at your event, we’re interested!

 

 

Thanks so much to all of our clients and friends for collaborating with us, trusting us, and supporting our team this past year. We’re stoked for 2019 to unfold!

XOXo
the campfire crew