About Detail & Design Studio
We are a comprehensive communications studio based out of Durham, North Carolina.
Meet your team
Founder and lead Designer
Christine takes great joy in helping individuals realize their small business goals. She is passionate about clean and effective communication as a means to promoting those who are making a positive impact in their community in the areas of social justice, health care, and the arts.
Christine received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from UC Berkeley and her Master's in Public Health from UNC Chapel Hill. She worked in academic research and publishing for many years before leaving cubicle life behind in favor of running her own business. A California native, she is proud to call Durham her forever home. She lives near downtown Durham with her husband and three young sons.
Detail & Design Studio is proud to partner exclusively with these creative women to round out our team of talent.
Kate Van Dis
COPYWRITING & SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY/implementation
Before becoming a full-time writer, Kate Van Dis taught 10 years of high school English and creative writing, an experience that taught her all of the grammar she thought she learned in college. As a copywriter, Kate loves researching a new industry and writing about it like an expert.
Kate holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Teaching from UNC Chapel Hill. She is also an award-winning fiction writer, a mother of two boys, and a boxer-in-training. Kate is passionate about building clear, authentic, and heartfelt copy, one sentence at a time.
As a visual storyteller, Laura uses photography, videography & motion graphics to create tangible narratives people can connect with. She loves meeting and working with people who are passionate about the work they do while at the same time are trying to make the community a slightly better place.
Laura has a BA in Journalism and an MA in Interactive Media from Elon University. As a native Bostonian, Laura moved to Durham for a change of pace and has fallen in love with the collaborative nature of the community.
BRANDing + logos
Brianne is passionate about breathing life into brands both new and old. As an award-winning graphic designer, she enjoys building brands through both story-telling and visual art. She believes in a collaborative approach to design and loves getting to know her clients.
Brianne has been a graphic designer since 1988, creating “newspapers” with her friend on a Macintosh SE. She holds a BS in Nursing from Regis University in Colorado. She enjoys all the food that Durham has to offer and is often seen with a cookie in her hand.