Business Owner, Graphic Designer, Aerial & Architectural Photographer.
After studying design and photography at Art Center College of Design, Dudley did contract work for McCann Erickson in San Francisco and Murphy & Associates and The Gnu Group in Marin. In 1980 he started his own business which is now known as DeNador Design & Photography.
Dudley's experience includes branding, identity, design, and layout for representational materials, as well as advertising and collateral materials. He has won numerous awards for graphic design as well as photography. He also has extensive experience in print brokering and in the pre-press preparation of files for printing.
Design specialties include:
Identity and logo design, cover designs for annual reports, books, brochures, presentations, magazine ads, and music CDs.
Photography specialities include:
Aerial and architectural photography – exteriors and interiors. Event photography and video production for presentations and advertising.
Dudley served on the Kentfield Schools Foundation for 2 years and was Cubmaster for pack 59 Cub Scouts in Kentfield for 2 years. He then became the commissioner of Ross Valley Little League for the next 4 years, coached a few teams as an assistant, and managed a team in the juniors baseball league.
In 2000 Dudley and his wife Margaux received the Kentfield Community Service Award from the Kentfield Schools PTA. He contributed his talents for the Kentfield School District Directory from 1996 - 2005. Ten years ago he designed the Kentfield School District logo which is still in use today.
Dudley has won awards for graphic design, aerial and ground photography from PINC and the US Small Business Association. He was also awarded the Best of Sausalito Graphic Arts for 2008-2017 from the City of Sausalito.
Dudley is also an accomplished musician and singer with two albums of original music. Now, Dudley is using some of his original music for videos. To hear music by Dudley, click on the link CD Baby, www.cdbaby.com/cd/dudleydenador, or go to Spotify and enter The DeNadors.
Dudley and Margaux DeNador have both been active in West Coast Songwriters, a non-profit organization with chapters all along the West coast which provides a platform for local singer songwriters to perform their original work and compete for best song and best performance during the monthly events. They are currently co-managers of the San Rafael WCS chapter held at Yet Wah Restaurant in San Rafael, CA.
If you have questions for Dudley, send an email to: Dudley@DeNador.com
Margaux Joy DeNador
Publication Design, Creative Life Balance Coach, Author, and Live Your Music Show Host
In July1985 Margaux began working with Dudley at DeNador Design & Photography.
Margaux's experience includes publication design and production for newsletters and books. Margaux has a passion for color and her photography has also won awards.
In April 1992 she began creating the interior layout for "Trends in the Hotel Industry" an annual book for PKF Consulting and is still doing the interior layout for this book each year.
From 1997-2005 Margaux worked on design and production of the Kentfield Schools Directory. She also designed the Kenfield Schools Foundation "Annual Giving Brochure" and newsletters (for a parent fundraising initiative) as well as other collateral and fundraising materials. In 2000 she and Dudley received the Kentfield Community Service Award from the Kentfield Schools PTA.
In December 2004 Margaux joined Southern Marin Toastmasters where she has won many awards for best speaker, best evaluator and best table topics. Margaux also enjoys doing voice overs for videos.
In August 2012 Margaux became a certified Creative Life Balance Coach and enjoys helping her clients with transitioning from one phase of life to the next. To find out more about coaching with Margaux you can visit her website at MargauxJoyDeNador.com.
In December 2013 Margaux began hosting her own Blog Talk Radio show called Live Your Music and she published a book on creating a life of success, happiness, creativity, and prosperity. The book is titled The Art of Living a Life You Love. Click on the link to get the book on Amazon.com.
In June 2014 Margaux joined West Coast Songwriters organization with Dudley and they became co-managers of the San Rafael, CA location along with Bob Crane and Lauralee Brown. They enjoy helping to host the monthly competitions at Yet Wah Restaurant in San Rafael.
If you have questions for Margaux, send an email to: MargauxJoy@DeNador.com