The Design Release is a global art and design cultural calendar, as well as a full-scale communications agency delivering highly specialized and strategic brand development including events, marketing, and press to art and design-adjacent brands. TDR PR's clients include collectible designers, industrial designers, design and art galleries, nonprofits, international design festivals, restaurants and more. TDR connects the design world and brings awareness to both emerging and established artists, brands, designers, design fairs, galleries, events and exhibitions. In addition to PR services, TDR launched an app and website empowering industry professionals, press and design week attendees to organize and route events within a seamless and integrated platform. Recent campaigns include the unique design exhibition FICTIONS, created by the Montreal-based non-profit CCC; TDR supported public relations and social media marketing efforts. TDR is currently the presenting partner of the inaugural Athens Design Forum, a design week taking place in Athens, Greece in October 2021. With varied backgrounds in the design industry and a passion for new talent, the team is always looking to bring awareness to emerging exhibitions, fairs, and events.
Notable long-term clients
Designers Christina Z Antonio and Lulu LaFortune, Emma Scully Gallery, Cherry on Top winebar and restaurant, Fictions exhibition by the Canadian Creators Collective
Recent client wins
Galerie Philia, the Athens Design Forum, and a few more to be revealed soon
Is there a big industry trend you’re backing in terms of your agency offering, and why do you think this area will continue to grow and influence the PR practice?
As events and exhibitions inevitably make their comeback, we look forward to continuing to support clients who are looking to showcase their works in immersive settings and to bring back the physicality of events and exhibitions around the world. We also offer full-scale communications and marketing services including branding, business development, creative direction, digital marketing, graphic design, event production, partnerships, public relations, social media, strategy, website development and more.