“The Power of High Contrast: Danielle Saintard Valiente of Port City Design Group”
June 1, 2022.
Francini Inc., one of America’s largest importers and distributors of stone products, featured the design talent of Danielle Saintard Valiente in their corporate blog. This feature celebrates Danielle’s ability to create warmth through monochromatic color schemes.
Marquis Who’s Who
“Danielle Saintard Valiente has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry”
April 28, 2022.
Danielle Saintard Valiente has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. Founded in 1898, Marquis Who’s Who is a chronicle of distinguished American leaders whose achievements and contributions to society make them subjects of widespread reference and inquiry. The New York Times referred to Who’s Who as a “librarian’s Vanity Fair.”
March 2, 2022.
The Greater Wilmington Business Journal spotlighted Danielle Saintard Valiente, owner of Port Design Group and board member of the Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC). In this article, Danielle describes her lifelong passion for literacy and how she helped transform CFLC’s headquarters, known as the “Blue House”.
“Gangway—Wilmington’s first Penthouse”
In the Winter of 2022, dwell magazine spotlighted a Port City Design Group project: Wilmington’s first penthouse suite overlooking the Cape Fear River. Gangway is the name given to this penthouse.
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
“The Pinnacle of River Place”
Wrightsville Beach Magazine spotlighted an urban penthouse filled with modern finishes and fixtures. This showcase residence, overlooking the Cape Fear River, is a terrific expression of Port City Design Group’s talent.
“Design Star: Danielle Saintard Valiente on designing a life”
August 28, 2020.
In the summer of 2020, WILMA magazine spotlighted Danielle Saintard Valiente, owner of Port City Design Group. In this article, Danielle tells her story of what inspired her to start a design and renovation business.
“Women to Watch: 2018 Finalists”
July 31, 2018.
Every year, WILMA magazine awards women who are accomplished in their particular field in the lower Cape Fear region. Danielle (Boisse) Saintard Valiente was a 2018 award winner for the business category of WILMA’S Women to Watch Leadership Initiative.
“Young, Female Entrepreneurs Build Their Names”
December 2, 2016.
The Greater Wilmington Business Journal spotlighted two female entrepreneurs that had made a name for themselves in the Cape Fear region in 2016. Danielle (Boisse) Saintard Valiente, owner of Port City Design Group, was one of these highlighted entrepreneurs.
Cape Fear Living
“Leading with Passion”
October 10, 2017.
Cape Fear Living magazine interviewed two Wilmington-area business owners about their personal journal with building their own businesses. Danielle (Boisse) Saintard Valiente, owner of Port City Design Group, and her husband Jean-Pierre Saintard Valiente, owner of RipXFit Fitness Studio, were the two entrepreneurs interviewed.
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
Wrightsville Beach Magazine spotlighted the residence of Danielle and Jean-Pierre Saintard Valiente as a Home of Distinction for the mid-century remodel on their Forest Hills home built in 1949.