May 20, 2022

Design 446 and its respective teams receive 23 awards, including all 5 grand awards at the 19th Annual FAME Awards

The Manasquan-based marketing firm has been delivering brand experiences and creative marketing solutions across various media platforms for over 45 years.

Design 446 team at the 19th Annual FAME Awards

The Design 446 team at the 19th Annual FAME Awards. Pictured from left: Nick Nagle, Allison Walter, Ann Marie Baker and Jayne Galgon.

MANASQUAN, NJ – It was an evening to look back with admiration on all the exciting achievements of the last year, and a time to look forward with anticipation of what is yet to come. Design 446, a full-service Manasquan-based marketing firm, was honored at the 19th Annual FAME Awards held at South Gate Manor in Freehold on May 19. The firm accepted 23 awards from the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey (SBACNJ) across an array of categories, including Best Associate Member Direct Mail Piece and Best Associate Member Email Promotion.

The evening featured a two-hour networking cocktail hour followed by an awards presentation. “We are extremely proud and humbled by this recognition and grateful for the opportunity to produce creative marketing solutions for our clients,” said Tom Villane, President of Design 446. “Congratulations to all of this year’s winners.”

Design 446 was on the winning teams of American Properties Realty, Inc., Pultegroup/Del Webb, Kaplan Companies, Pulte Homes, Trinity Dominion and Walters Apartments.

During the event, Design 446 garnered significant praise after being part of the winning team for all five of this year’s Community of the Year award winners. These awards included:

  • Adult Community over $450,000: Florham Park – Pultegroup/Del Webb;
  • Rental Community more than 200 units: Amaranth at North Brunswick – Kaplan Companies;
  • Townhome Community $500,000 and under: Heritage at Middletown – American Properties Realty, Inc.;
  • Townhome Community $500,000 and over: Somerville Station – Pulte Homes,
  • Affordable Housing Community: Cornerstone at Lumberton – Walters Apartments.

Through the years, Design 446 has specialized in marketing for some of the largest names in the home building industry. Its extensive business practices collectively offer the unique ability to produce a complete marketing program from sales office design through advertising, logo development, signage, direct mail, print collateral and e-marketing solutions.

“Being flexible and innovative while continually delivering the highest quality of services without compromise has been the key to our success for over 45 years,” said Ann Marie Baker,” Vice President of Design 446. “And that success is not measured by the number of awards won, but by the satisfaction and gratification received after achieving the goals we set alongside our clients.”

About Design 446
Design 446 is a full-service marketing firm based in Manasquan, NJ. The firm creates sales environments, signage and brand development, in addition to interactive presentations, digital/traditional advertising, website development, e-marketing, social media/public relations, graphic design, on-site printing, interior merchandising and installation. For more information about Design 446, please visit