A retrospective


and just like that,

2022 is a scene in our rear view mirror. Before this wildly unique year fades into the distant blue, we offer our deepest gratitude to our clients, partners, team, and community for giving us the opportunity to do the work we love.


This year, we: asked challenging questions. Wrote our own manifesto. Pondered, sketched, made more coffee. Created color palettes, hand selected papers, started over a thousand times and proofread everything.

Beth joins SDCO
Brightland is featured on Tasting Table

We developed names for businesses, communities, hotels, restaurants, and shops. Crafted brand identities, brochures, and brand stories. Built websites and animation. Hand drew illustrations. Directed photo and video shoots, signage and interior design installations.


Along the way, we also ran marathons* (OK, just Adam), adventured and explored, raised money and awareness for youth art programs, grew our families and team, and aimed to keep our minds and hearts open to life, work, and existence in all of its beautiful complexity.

Courtney W. joins SDCO
Beemock Hospitality reinvents The Charleston Place
Primland site visit
Hampton is elevated to Designer
Sullivan's Fish Camp is featured in The Post and Courier
Laine celebrates 8 years at SDCO
Garden & Gun features John Lewis' latest restaurant, Rancho Lewis
Packaging for Parchie featured in the Dieline
Sam joins SDCO
The Ryder Hotel is named one of the year's best new hotels in North America by Esquire Magazine
Creative Boom features the SDCO studio
Adam is elevated to Sr. Web Developer
Sullivan's Fish Camp is featured in Garden & Gun
Volunteer day at Lowcountry Orphan Relief.
Raven celebrates 5 years at SDCO.
Company boat cruise
Behind the scenes of the Rewined shoot
Volunteer day at Lowcountry Orphan Relief
Kudos is featured on Fast Company
Team travels to ATL trade show.
High Country Motor Lodge is featured in The Boston Globe
Rancho Lewis is featured in The Post and Courier
Lydia is elevated to Sr. Account Manager.
High Country Motor Lodge is featured in Flagstaff Business News
Susan joins SDCO.
Amy and Courtney take a trip to Arizona for the High Country Motor Lodge opening
Recess philanthropy event
Brightland is featured on Second Life podcast
Kelly joins SDCO.
Baby Simmons is born!
Adam runs a marathon!

Do please keep sharing your ideas, challenges, and imaginations with us. Until we see you again, enjoy the view. —Your friends at SDCO

The Cooper site visit
SDCO diverted 200 pounds from the landfill in 2022 by composting