DBG Design Studio


We are a multidisciplinary design studio providing exciting and thoughtful solutions to help our clients reach their goals with outstanding results.


We offer a wide range of services and capabilities including branding, advertising, web design and development, visual identity, business communications, packaging and signage. For over 17 years, DBG Design has been collaborating with organizations such as Harvard Kennedy School, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, and HDS Architecture to update and extend their brands, reach their target audiences and create lasting impressions.


We specialize in:


Logo development
Tagline development
Identity standards


Annual reports
Marketing and event collateral
Letterhead packages
Magazines and catalogues
Exhibition and conference communications
Environmental design and wayfinding
Press kits
Direct mail


Web sites
Email campaigns


Deb McNeilly

Principal, art director

Deb began her career at a small multimedia firm where she was in charge of all graphic design responsibilities from concept development to implementation of multilingual web sites. After gaining a comprehensive base of knowledge, she moved to Hill Holliday where she worked on the John Hancock account. To combine her multimedia and print experience, she joined GoFish Design as a senior level designer working with such wide-ranging clients as General Motors, The Boston Design Center and The Boston Conservatory.

Deb founded DBG Design in April of 2001 and has partnered with clients in Portsmouth, Boston and New York City such as Make-A-Wish Foundation, Locke-Ober Restaurant, Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, and Partners In Health. Her work has been Published in Designing for the Greater Good by Peleg Top and Jonathan Cleveland.

Ryan Kohler


Ryan is a graphic designer with over 10 years of experience helping businesses with a variety of marketing and design needs. Working with companies ranging from fortune 500 to local small businesses, Ryan is adept at solving marketing challenges and meeting tight deadlines. With a focus on branding and web design, Ryan has helped a variety of businesses find their visual voice and reach more customers.