The wild, wild west of cannabis branding.

As of this moment, nine states plus DC are now fully legal and 30 more have varying degrees of legality / criminality. Only 12 states consider cannabis completely illegal. But for how long? Everyone is talking about it, from our friends and our doctors to Wall Street. It’s all over the news and all over […]more

DDW Launches “Instagrammable” Branding for Layla Sleep

Brands are using “Instagrammable packaging” and unboxing experiences to help connect with their audience and create digital “word of mouth” activity across social media. So this is a real thing. People spend a lot of time on Instagram. I’m not even talking about Millennials. It seems like everyone is posting, watching, engaging and using Instagram […]more

Happy Holidays

Thanks to our amazing clients, our incredible partners, our dear friends and our wonderful families for a fantastic, challenging, stimulating, rewarding, sometimes nerve-racking, never boring, always satisfying, and in the end, truly epic year.  You’re the best! DDW  more

2019 Marketing Alert: Brands Still Matter!

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You’ve probably never heard of the Bay Maritime Group

Unless you run a fleet of ships or you’re a sailor, you’ve probably never heard of the Bay Maritime Group. But, you’re no doubt familiar with the San Francisco Bay. It’s one of the three gateways into the U.S. from the Pacific region, along with Los Angeles/Long Beach and Seattle/Tacoma. It’s the 7th largest business […]more

Evolving our Marketing and Branding Expertise into the quickly evolving Cannabis Industry.

Brands need to create compelling stories and bring them to life with fresh, unexpected design. That's why we are so excited to see the evolution in the cannabis industry. For 20+ years we've worked in spirits, coffee, tea, beer, chocolate, and more. Clients include Amazon, Starbucks, AB-InBev, Unilever as well as a range of start-ups. Our specialty is helping brands create compelling stories and then bringing those to life with fresh, unexpected design — naming and identity, packaging, retail environments, websites, video and more. We also have a robust production facility and manage digital libraries for large, complex product portfolios.more

Millennials want Organic Beer

DDW designed the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold branding and packaging. #organic #designmore

DDW Wins Silver Medal Graphis Award

We are delighted to announce that Graphis, the renowned international publisher of the Graphis Design Annual, has awarded DDW a silver medal for our Let’s Get Good! Low Pulp Orange Juice package design. Every year Graphis invites professionals across the design communities to be considered for inclusion in their books. Among these submissions, Graphis selects […]more

Looking back to move forward: The big themes from 2017, and what’s ahead

Looking back to move forward: The big themes from 2017, and what’s ahead. We had an amazing year here at DDW. In addition to several really cool start-ups, our client roster now includes a range of big, legacy brands like Energizer Batteries, Kingsford Charcoal (Clorox), Tazo Tea (formerly Starbucks; now Unilver), Pup Peroni Dog Treats […]more