The Design Channel Joins National Marketing Communications Agency Group

TDC becomes the Washington, D.C. office and newest member of Stryker-Munley Group 

Washington, DC, March 10, 2021—TDC President and Chief Creative Officer David Franek announced today that The Design Channel (TDC) will become part of the Stryker-Munley Group (SMG), a national marketing communications agency comprised of independent firms in major cities across the U.S. TDC will officially become a member on April 1, 2021.

“I believe this will be an exciting new chapter in our advancement as a branding and marketing communications firm,” said Franek. “Going forward, we’ll still be providing the creative spark, agility, and localized knowledge of a boutique agency but now we’ll be greatly expanding the breadth of services and expertise we can offer to clients. And we look forward to sharing our strengths with other SMG firms and becoming a valuable member of the national team.”

SMG comprises 10 independently owned and operated firms in Los Angeles, Portland, Boulder, Chicago, San Antonio, Knoxville, Charlotte, Charleston, Boston, and, with the addition of TDC, Washington, D.C. Clients that have benefitted from SMG firms represent a comprehensive range of industries, including technology, banking and financial services, healthcare, climate action, manufacturing, education, hospitality and tourism, consumer packaged goods, energy, real estate, publishing, and others.

About Stryker-Munley Group

Since its founding in 1999, SMG has built, coordinated, and executed results-driven communications programs for clients around the country. Through its 10 offices, SMG’s services encompass advertising, brand development, marketing strategy, digital media, social media, public relations, crisis management, multimedia production, multicultural marketing, and more. Visit for more information.

About The Design Channel

With offices in Washington DC, Baltimore, and Atlanta, The Design Channel offers a full range of integrated creative services, including branding, marketing communications, advertising, content development, and broadcast and interactive media.