Chipman Design & Marketing is a boutique creative services firm with a passion for connecting you with your customers and getting the results you want.

Whether we’re branding beer, gardening events or bicycle gear, we believe in using strategic planning, thoughtful design and inspired writing to connect your vision and story with your customers. We want them to look for your brand and make it a part of their lives.

To start, we need to study your business, your story, your customers—find out what distinguishes you from your competitors. After that, we work with you to plan and accomplish your goals. To find out more about the process, read our blog post about How to work with a designer.

What we do:

  • Branding and corporate identity
  • Event branding and marketing
  • Attention-getting brochures
  • Business to Business
  • Business to Consumer
  • Direct marketing design, print & web
  • Illustration
  • Web sites
  • E-newsletters
  • Consulting

How we do it:

  • We are responsive and dedicated to meeting your needs.
  • We will give you the best professional advice possible
  • We work hard to communicate clearly, so everyone understands what’s going on.
  • We believe in continuous learning; we keep an open mind.
  • We flourish when we collaborate with other seasoned professionals.
  • We want to help others and the community.
  • Having a sense of humor helps to make your day better.
Laurie ChipmanLaurie Chipman, President and Creative Director
Throughout my life, I have been fascinated with art, design and creativity. I’ve been fortunate to find opportunities to marry that curiosity and experience with marketing and apply it to my passions for the many ways we can make the world better. I’m especially interested in active transportation, gardening, urban planning, environmental issues, wellness and companion animals. I seek to develop true partnerships with my clients—relationships of mutual respect that recognize and celebrate the important balance between business pursuits and our individual humanity. I’m passionate about doing a great job and helping you achieve your objectives.

We love exploring new ideas and following the ever-changing media, drawing inspiration from sources as diverse as prairie architecture, pizza boxes and graffiti.


Andrews McMeel Universal / Universal Press Syndicate
Hallmark Cards
Kansas Municipal Energy Agency
Mid-America Coalition on Health Care
University of Kansas Cancer Center
Kansas City Missouri Public Library
Settich Media
BNIM Architects
Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City
City of Kansas City Missouri / Parks and Recreation
Mid-America Regional Council
MainCor / Main Street CID
The Family Conservancy
United Way
Bridging The Gap
The Freelance Exchange of Kansas City
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
KCPT Public Television
Turner House Children's Clinic
Kansas City Metro Bicycle Club
Kansas City Track Club
Uptown Arts Bar
Big Kitty Brewing Company


  • Philly Award, Master Gardeners’ Spring Seminar 2013
  • Philly Award, Master Gardeners’ Spring Seminar 2012
  • Philly Award, Tour de Brew KC 2011
  • Independent Creative Excellence Award for logo design from the Freelance Exchange of KC
  • Independent Creative Excellence Award for illustration from the Freelance Exchange of KC
  • Environmental Excellence Award for an Individual from Bridging The Gap
  • Philly Award for Bridging the Gap’s 2002 Annual Report/newsletter
  • American Public Power Association Award for the KMEA annual reports
  • PRISM Award, The Rib Run Marathon, brochure, T-shirt, advertising