News Releases

Capstone Article Explores Project PR Strategies
September 2012 – Capstone Communications principal Cynthia Taylor, APR, has published an article entitled “Credit Where Credit is Due” in the Fall 2012 issue of the AIA’s Practice Management Digest. The article outlines a streamlined approach for promoting design firm projects.

Girard Engineering to Introduce New Website
July 2012 – Girard Engineering, a Falls Church, Virginia-based engineering firm, has selected the team of Capital Design and Capstone Communications to write and design a new website. The mechanical/electrical engineering firm has worked with the Capital/Capstone team on several projects over the past eight years.

Eagleton Engineering Launches New Site
May 2012 – Capital Design and Capstone Communications recently completed the design of a new website for Eagleton Engineering. The Houston-based firm specializes in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries.

Capital Design and Capstone Team on New Website for Miller Homes
March 2012 – Capital Design and Capstone Communications have created new website for Bethesda, Maryland-based Miller Homes.

Dewberry’s Mid-Continent Tower Wins 25-Year Award from AIA
January 2012 – Dewberry’s design of the Mid-Continent Tower, a landmark along the Tulsa skyline, recently earned the 25-Year Award from the Eastern Oklahoma Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Modern Steel Construction has the news.

Destination Dynamics: New Website Launched for David Habib, AIA
August 2011 – Capital Design and Capstone Communications team to showcase the work of internationally known architect David Habib, AIA.

Mueller Associates Invites Clients on “Campus Tour”
July 2011 – Baltimore-based Mueller Associates has been providing mechanical/electrical engineering services on college and university campuses for decades. Capital Design and Capstone Communications teamed up to “map” the company’s success in this market in a new Campus Tour direct mail piece.

Designer Transforms a New York Penthouse
June 2011 – Designer Darryl Hudak transformed an abandoned pre-WWII super’s apartment into a stunning penthouse apartment on New York’s Upper West Side. Glass Canada has the story.

Rhodeside & Harwell Introduces Plan & Place
February 2011 – Rhodeside & Harwell, an award-winning planning and landscape architecture firm, has introduced a new e-newsletter, Plan & Place. Read the latest issues at and visit the firm’s Facebook page for more information on RHI’s latest projects and staff news.

Capital Design/Capstone Create New Communications for Samaha Associates
January 2011 – Fairfax, Virginia-based Samaha Associates introduces a new identity, website, and newsletter designed to reflect the firm’s long-held reputation for client service.

Capital Design, Capstone Create Award-Winning Campaign for Monday Properties
November 2010 – The “Top of the Tower” and “One Rare Opportunity” campaigns for Monday Properties were recently recognized with NAIOP’s 2010 Award for Excellence for “Best Project Marketing.”

Capstone/Capital Design Selected for 1000 Wilson Marketing Team
July 2009 – The team of Capital Design and Capstone Communications has been selected to assist Monday Properties in marketing the top two floors of 1000 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Va.

DC Water Establishes Identity for Major CSO Program
February 2009 – Capstone Communications and Capital Design have created a new visual identity and theme for DC Water’s ambitious Combined Sewer Overflow program.

Capstone Helps Promote Gallagher & Associates, New Museum at Bethel Woods
November 2008 – Capstone Communications has recently completed a promotional campaign for the design of the new Museum at Bethel Woods in Bethel, NY.

New Websites Launched for PHE, Mueller, and LeMay Erickson Willcox
June 2008 – Capstone Communications, working in association with the graphic design firm of Capital Design, has recently completed three new websites for architectural and engineering clients in the Washington metropolitan community.

Foulger-Pratt Contracting Brochure Wins Top Honors
August 2006 – Capstone Communications and Capital Design earned First Place at the SMPS 2006 VA/MD/DC Marketing Communications Awards Program for a new construction services brochure.

Wilmot/Sanz Identity Program Earns First Place
June 2004 – Capstone Communications and Capital Design earned First Place at the SMPS 2004 VA/MD/DC Marketing Communications Awards Program for its branding work for the architectural firm of Wilmot/Sanz.

Fanning/Howey Book Series Earns Second National Award
Fanning/Howey Associate’s series of books on K-12 school design has earned its second national award from the Society for Marketing Professional Services in the organization’s 2002 Marketing Communications Awards program.

Forrester Name Change Earns Best of Show
Capstone Communications received “Best of Show” and “Best Publicity Campaign” from the Society for Marketing Professional Services in its 2001 VA/MD/DC Marketing Communications Awards program.