Blueplate PR Expands Client Roster by Two

Yacht designer, Charleston architect hire downtown Raleigh publicist.

Raleigh, NC, June 16, 2008 --( Blueplate PR, a boutique public relations agency located in downtown Raleigh, has been contracted to serve as publicist for Setzer Design Group in Cary, NC, and Studio A Architecture of Charleston, SC.

Setzer Design Group ( is a world-renowned superyacht design studio founded in 1991 by celebrated yacht designer Ward Setzer. The studio’s custom and production vessels have received numerous awards, including three Super Yacht Society awards, and have been featured in many industry magazines and journals. Ward Setzer is also an International Superyacht Society board member.

Studio A Architecture ( is an award-winning architectural firm under the direction of Whitney Powers, AIA. The firm is well-known for its work in sustainable design, historic preservation/adaptive re-use, and affordable housing, and has been featured in local, regional and national media.

Blueplate pr is owned and operated by Kim Weiss, whose current client roster includes Frank Harmon Architect, landscape architect Richard C. Bell, Samuel Cole Salon, Salon Moxie, The Art Company, ArtCo Surf, Raleigh Metro Magazine, and artist Jason Craighead. For more information, visit

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