Tickle Creative Company is pleased to combine an inspiring team of renowned artists in crafting the thoughtful design of Judges Square. Bringing a level of design that compliments the beauty and quality of the Eastern Shore lifestyle. These firms were selected because they specialize in mixed-use design, as well as sustainability practices that aligned with the vision for Judges Square.
Jeffrey Dungan Architects, Birmingham Alabama
Jeffrey discovered a love for drawing and art at a young age while growing up on his family farm in rural Alabama. Being immersed in the powerful natural countryside would become an inspiration for a life designing beautiful architecture and interiors.
Dungan’s creative work can been seen in his native South, and throughout North and Central America. Recognized for his clean and modern approach to traditional vernaculars and classical architecture, he is a fresh voice in the industry. In addition to his architecture, he brings passion, depth and an endless enthusiasm for the people he works with.
Jeffrey has been honored with numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects as well as the 2017 Southeast Architect of the Year award by Veranda magazine and ADAC. The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art named him Shutze fellow in 2015, and in 2018 he was a recipient of a prestigious Palladio Award, the only national award for classical architecture.
Jeffrey’s work has been featured in numerous books, as well as the Wall Street Journal, Veranda, LUXE, Garden & Gun, MILIEU, Southern Living, and House Beautiful- as well as a book of his own called “The Nature of Home” to be published by Rizzoli in September of 2018.
CAMPIONHRUBY, Annapolis Maryland
Kevin Campion founded Campion Hruby Landscape Architects in 2010 (formerly Campion Landscape Architecture) after twelve years working in both the Mid-Atlantic and in the United Kingdom. During his time working in the Annapolis & Washington DC region, Kevin developed many award-winning landscapes, on both large and small canvases, that were recognized for being simple, elegant, and uncluttered. During his time in Scotland, Kevin developed worldly sensibilities about the interconnectedness of man, nature, and culture. Throughout his career, Kevin's work has been widely distinguished, through awards and publications, as being architecturally appropriate, ecologically balanced, and aesthetically beautiful. Kevin earned a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture at Penn State University, and a Masters of Philosophy with a focus in landscape conservation from the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. He is a registered landscape architect in the state of Maryland and an active member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Ameri’ca and Jason Tickle
Tickle Creative Company, Point Clear Alabama
Ameri'ca and Jason Tickle have both worked in creating places and inspiring pieces for more than half of their lives. Their love of thoughtful design is reflected in the details and craftsmanship of their projects. Moved by uncommon materials and an idea of responsibility for community, as well as environment, their designs reflect those desires and aesthetically create a subtle balance of nature and joy. With a background in sculpture and public art, Ameri'ca brings creative approaches to site specific needs through design and art installation for commercial or residential spaces. From water features and custom architectural elements, to re envisioning existing places, Ameri'ca's knowledge of materials and process allow limitless options to create elements that bring whimsy and inspiration to clients. For more than two decades Jason has worked in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. This hands on background has helped develop a unique approach to place making; balancing long term sustainability ethics with the short term financial goals of clients. Jason's open approach to possibilities is fueled by his knowledge and success... that combination allows forward thinking concepts, backed by experience. Every project is approached as a unique opportunity to create something remarkable. Together, their creative energy and experience allows them to bring their clients' grandest ideas to life.
Tickle Creative is committed to creating places that nourish the human spirit and reflect the intimate scale of our lives and families. As an independent design and development company based on Alabama’s Eastern Shore, our projects embrace the ideas of a time when people mattered and communities were built on core principles and way of life. We celebrate environmental sustainability, biophilic design, and new urbanism sensibilities that matter to our mental and physical well-being. Our mission is always to be respectful of the past, aware of the present and responsible for our impacts on the future.