Marketing Design Dispatch

by Charli Marie

Join 15,000+ creatives receiving insider insights about brand and marketing design – featuring landing page and rebrand breakdowns, useful career content, and a behind-the-scenes look at running a Brand Studio team in tech.

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Behind-the-scenes with Webflow's Brand Studio team

New month means a new episode of Inside Marketing Design, Reader! In the second episode of season 4 I chat to Jess Rosenberg, Director of Brand Design and Creative at Webflow. Being a big fan of Webflow myself, it was great to dive into the inner workings of their Brand Studio team, and learn...
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3 days ago • 1 min read

A deep dive into my design philosophies

Hey Reader, This week in the Dispatch I've prepared for you: Something to help you work more efficiently Something you can join live on Friday to stay up-to-date on happenings in the creator community And something you can listen to on a walk or while you work to learn more about my design...
5 days ago • 2 min read

This is your sign to take a longer break

How do you use your vacation time, Reader? Do you plan a long trip? A bunch of shorter ones? Do you just take it when something comes up (like a wedding or perhaps a concert)? Do you take it only when you feel burnout approaching? Do you even use your vacation time at all? I've just returned...
10 days ago • 2 min read

My first time trying AI design tools didn't go as expected...

Hey Reader, Like I shared in last weeks issue: I'm currently driving around the ring road of Iceland, so while I'm away I've queued up another shorter issue for you with links to things you can watch, listen to, read or look at to stay inspired. Learn how to fix pixelated lettering in Procreate...
19 days ago • 1 min read

Convince your boss to let you attend this design conference

Guess what Reader: as you're reading this, I'm driving around Iceland looking at waterfalls and glaciers and bathing in natural hot springs. 😍 A photo from the 2019 trip to Iceland that made me fall in love with this beautiful country Don't worry though; while I'm away I've prepared a few shorter...
26 days ago • 1 min read

Are you on the right path in your design career?

Are you satisfied with the journey your career is taking you on, Reader? If you're feeling there's a disconnect between what you are doing and what you want to be doing, today's issue of the Dispatch will help. In this issue: A podcast episode (+ worksheet!) to help you check in on your design...
about 1 month ago • 3 min read

How outsourcing has helped me keep my head above water

You know those "oh sh*t" moments where you suddenly realise you've bitten off more than you can chew, and you're not going to be able to get it all done? That was me for a good chunk of 2022. I was finally settling in to my role as Creative Director. I was leading a great team of talented,...
about 1 month ago • 3 min read

What we can learn from this new Stripe landing page

Every time the team at Stripe releases a new website, it's like design-Christmas. Designers everywhere flock to the site to see what new inspiration-gifts we've been given 😅 Today's issue is full of inspiration as I'm sharing: My thoughts on the new Stripe Sessions website. An interview with a...
about 2 months ago • 3 min read

The process behind the new ConvertKit illustration system

Do you have illustration skills, Reader? Creating a versatile set of illustrations from a defined set of styles is a game-changer for leveling up a brand. And, until recently, I'm ashamed to say we didn't have this at ConvertKit. 😬 In this issue, I'll be sharing: How we defined our brand...
about 2 months ago • 4 min read

What's your opinion on this controversial new brand identity?

Hi Reader, I've got a fun mix of content for you in this issue! A breakdown of the new "We heart NYC" logo that's causing a bit of a stir My process for designing an ad landing page A fun new Figma feature Let's jump in. New Yorkers (and the internet) don't ❤️ the new city logo The classic I ❤️...
2 months ago • 4 min read
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