Category Archive: presenter

B+D 13: Thank for joining us!

by Thank you for braving the eight feet of snow and joining us at the mind-blowingly- stunning Mobelux and enjoying the refreshing and generously provided O’Connor brews! Kudos Mallory Noe-Payne, Campfire & Co., and… Continue reading

B+D 13: Campfire & Co.

by What are they doing in there? Campfire & Co.‘s identity and branding strategies nourish the neighborhood, and beyond. Remember that dark, vacant coffee shop near the Byrd? Try it again and you’ll… Continue reading

B+D 13: Architecture AF

by California. Texas. New York. Virginia. Architectural itineraries reveal their localities’ lessons which we store to call upon later. Architecture AF‘s Forrest Frazier and Andrew Herbert listened to these lessons and call on… Continue reading

B+D 13: Mallory Noe-Payne

by Journalist. Photographer. Traveler. Inclusionist. Mallory Noe-Payne keeps our futures intertwined by covering issues that affect our commonwealth. And then she tells us about these issues. Mallory wants us to be informed and educated… Continue reading

B+D 13: Campfire & Co.

by To call Campfire & Co. a branding firm would neglect their ease with interiors. To label them strategists wouldn’t explain their web design or planning skills. Call them adaptive creativists skilled in… Continue reading

B+D 13: Architecture AF

by That’s not the Manhattan or the Hamptons. But they’ve built there, too. ArchitecureAF‘s Andrew Herbert and Forrest Frazier figured their voids at the the University of Virginia then at droolable firms Res4,… Continue reading

B+D13: Mallory Noe-Payne

by Cowmilker no more, Mallory Noe-Payne is our connection to wild places. Foreign travels, check check check, chalked slabs with just toe and finger holds, check check, the jungle of our commonwealth’s capitol,… Continue reading


by ARCHITECTUREFIRM‘S Katie and Danny MacNelly make simple but distinguished design decisions that harken to vernacular structures found in rural Appalachian foothills and lowlands. Barn-like voids, out-building siting to create exterior spaces. But pitch… Continue reading

B+D 12: Justin Whiteford, KPF

by Big ideas. Big construction sites. Tiny drops of water. Justin Whiteford sees water vapor at a scale few of us have experienced. Over a train yard. In Manhattan. 10,000 stories up. Find… Continue reading

B+D 12: Studio Collective

by Studio Collective. Documenters of design process, focusing on student projects amassed from the majors of architecture, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, and landscape architecture. 33 black cladded stealth journalist ninjas and… Continue reading


by Hot off their recent Richmond AIA Honor Award, ARCHITECTUREFIRM‘s Katie & Danny MacNelley still reserve room for a few zoo dwellers to grace their projects. But it may have been juror chair Carlton Abbot, no… Continue reading

B+D11: Sub Rosa Bakery

by Nearly four years into their venture, B+D11 presenters Sub Rosa Bakery are well-known in Richmond for creating their goods with a deep sense of quality and care.  As a primer, enjoy this flashback to… Continue reading

B+D11: Evatran

by B+D11 presenters Evatran have been making a lot of waves lately.  They were recently featured on NPR and earlier in the year were the subject of a Style Weekly cover story.  Come out… Continue reading

B+D11: Shockoe Atelier

by B+D11 presenters Shockoe Atelier have been covered in numerous local, regional, and national media outlets including Garden & Gun and Business Insider.  Here’s a long-form article about the company that’s well worth a… Continue reading

B+D11: Sub Rosa Bakery

by If only the interwebs had a ‘smell-tronic 2000’ plugin so that you could really appreciate the art and craft of what our friends at Sub Rosa Bakery do every day.  For now, you should… Continue reading

B+D11: Evatran

by Curious to know about this Plugless Power thing?  Us too.  Here’s CEO and Co-founder Rebecca Hough discussing the company and the importance of their roots here in the Richmond community.  You can hear… Continue reading

B+D11: Shockoe Atelier

by Enjoy this clip of our friends at Shockoe Atelier discussing their passion for working with real people and the importance of craft and craftsmanship.  Then come out to B+D11: Family Ties on May 25th… Continue reading

B+D 10: terrain360

by From the confluence of the Cowpasture and Jackson Rivers to the calm waters of the Chesapeake, Ryan Abrahamsen of terrain360 and Andy Thompson of Richmond digitally mapped the length of the James River. And… Continue reading