Birthed from the ideal that businesses have a responsibility to support the communities from which they operate; our goal is to make the world a more beautiful place.  

In 2018, firm namesake Darien Marion-Burton took a leap of faith and started D.M. Burton after losing his job at a FinTech Start-up. It is in that same metamorphic spirit that D.M. Burton evolved in a full-service Brand Marketing and Design firm. Starting from humble beginnings we’ve established ourselves as a leading choice in the Chicagoland area.   

Our values


If we're going to do it. We're going to do it right.


We will go the extra mile, get gas and keep going.


We're raised by style it's part in everything we do.


We like to have fun, and you will too.

Let's grab coffee and get to know each other?

We're disrupting the consulting industry

We’ve published our pricing and deliverables for our most common services. Something none of our competitors do. You might notice that we’re more affordable then most firms. We believe creating has become more streamlined and quicker due to technological advances. Utilizing programs like: Canva, Eliminator, BlueHost, and Cloud Campaign.We are able to save time leading to a better price for you! 

We're all about you

We know, everyone says this. But we put our money where our mouth is. We invest in getting to know your business, your goals, and most importantly- YOU as a business owner. We’ll bring coffee by your office, show up for your events, and support your business in anyway we can outside of your marketing. We’re the type of firm that get’s back to your emails, text messages, and calls within 24 hours and make sure your needs are satified. 

Our team

Darien Marion-Burton

President & Senior Consultant

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Corey Thomas

Director of Social media & Content


Christian Harris

Director of Operations