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Welcome to BAM designs, the brain child of Ben and Annie Marckel.

Our showcase? Multimedia campaigns, print materials, brand identities, web design, illustrations and more.

Take a look around at some of our recent work or you can reach us over here. Enjoy the slide!

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Some fun facts about the BAM designs team...

  1. 1. We live in South Park—a modest metropolis in lower Charlotte, NC.
  2. 2. Our stars aligned in college. Unknowing to us.. we grew up 5 miles apart.
  3. 3. We love to visit the Caribbean, snorkel and leap from cliffs into the sea.
  4. 4. Summer concerts rock, especially Dave Matthews Band.
  5. 5. Ben used to collect baseball cards. Now he collects fonts.
  6. 6. If it's on sale, Annie probably found it.
  7. 7. Once you go Mac, you might never go back.
  8. 8. Ben enjoys collecting paper coasters from around the world.
  9. 9. Annie is quite the creative connoisseur in the kitchen.
  10. 10. We enjoy great food and great wine.
  11. 11. We now have 3 sweet nieces: Lily, Sophia + Stella!

Want to know more about us and what we do? Please send us an email.

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What I can do for you

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Media Relations
  • Web
Advertising | Media Planning | Media Buying

Create, enhance or promote something new or old to increase sales or use.

  • Marketing campaign design and production

  • Outdoor, print, radio, Internet advertising

  • Direct mail campaigns and email marketing

  • Media planning and buying

  • Creative direction, graphic design and copywriting

Branding | Identity

Research, develop or revitalize brand identity, product and service credibility that engages and entertains customers. Here's how:

  • Logo, business card and stationary design

  • Define unique brand image and identity guidelines

  • Marketing strategy and planning

  • Define key company messages

  • Web-based strategy and project management

Graphic Design | Illustration | Photo Retouching

We offer a complete range of creative and graphic design services, including promotional and sales materials for web and print materials. Here's how:

  • Manage photography, art and print production

  • Website design, email marketing and internet advertising

  • Design catalogs, brochures and direct mail

  • Product packaging, print ads and sales literature

  • Trade show booths, signs and in-store displays

  • Illustrations, invitations and composites

  • Photo retouching, editing and restoration

Marketing Materials

Create marketing support materials for product promotions that heighten awareness of a company, product or event. Here's how:

  • Strategic marketing planning

  • Marketing campaign design and production

  • Email marketing and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

  • Copywriting and graphic design

  • Direct mail, point of purchase and sales literature

Media Relations | Public Relations | Community Relations

Develop and project a company's desired image that will reach, engage and motivate customers, employees, investors, distributors, suppliers, community. Here's how:

  • Customized message development

  • Senior-level communications

  • Develop and maintain media relationships

  • Pitch and negotiate story placement

  • Community relations and crisis management

  • Editorial and writing services

Website Design | Optimization | E-Marketing Strategy

Leverage the benefits of Internet marketing to generate buzz, extend in-store reach to increase sales, capitalize on opportunities and foster customer loyalty. Here's how:

  • Website design, redesign and development

  • Web strategy and maintenance

  • Email marketing, Internet advertising, banners

  • E-commerce and Content management systems (CMS)

  • Search engine optimization (SEO) and site tracking

  • Online communities, blogs, social media integration

  • Write concise and relevant text


A Few of my clients

We've been involved with projects for many great companies, large and small. From managing and coordinating marketing campaigns to developing the most basic small business websites, we've got a wealth of experience that we bring to your project.

We've worked for...

We've been a part of projects for...


What we can do for you

Gold Davey Award
Silver Davey Award
Gold Addy Award
Bronze People's Telly Award
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Our Style

Growing up but staying small

We love what we do and take pride being able to bring our clients' goals and ideas to life thru creative marketing and eye-catching designs. We design for some Big Clients (and fresh, little start-ups, too), and choose our clients just as carefully as they choose us. Each day, we throw ourselves passionately into the task of becoming better at work and at play.

The rest of the BAM story? Slide around... our work says it all.

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Mother Nature Campaign

Top Pro Tour Campaign

Ice Princess Campaign

Photoshop World Trade Show Shootout Booth

Home Studio Lighting Kit Campaign

Green Screen Software Kit Campaign

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