Dafne

About Dafne — Catherine Duffy and Frances F. Denny

A creative partnership between art director, Catherine Duffy and photographer, Frances Denny.

 
 

Dafne is a creative partnership marrying art and concept in the commercial realm.

 

Together, art director Catherine Duffy and photographer Frances F. Denny form Dafne, a collaboration engaging projects that require integrated visuals and identities.

 
 
 

Dafne’s hybrid practice realizes the potential of cohesive graphic design and photography, shepherding each project from initial idea to finished product.

 

We produce campaigns and launch new brands.

 
 

CAMPAIGN

Marketing campaigns, lookbooks, editorial visual content
 

Art Direction + Photography

pre-production concept meetings, mood boards, photo shoot production logistics, outside vendor and talent coordination

BRAND LAUNCH

Complete visual identity for emerging and established brands

Campaign

(everything in the column to the left)

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Identity Design System

logo, typography, color palette, look and feel

 

ADDITIONAL PIECES

Photography

e-commerce product photos
founder portraits
social media content
blog features

Design

business cards
print and packaging materials
email templates
digital design

Dafne Portrait

Catherine and Frances met as graduate students at RISD. Shortly thereafter they discovered a mutual love of Printed Matter bookstore, Dia Beacon, and 2 Dope Queens. They are typically last to leave the dance floor. Catherine’s previous work experience includes Catbird, Kate Spade, and Partners & Spade. Frances’ editorial clients include the New Yorker, Architectural Digest, ELLE, Cherry Bombe, Into the Gloss, and Art Review. Dafne is based in Brooklyn, New York.

 

Put Dafne to work.
Hire us or say hello — hello@dafne.work