Apr 8, 2021
Laurie Millotte is an award-winning designer, world traveler, and the Founder and Chief Amazement Officer of Outshinery. Her company helps wineries of all sizes access high-quality, ready-to-use product photography and videos. Laurie is also an independent creative director and offers one-on-one services in brand strategy and design, packaging, copywriting, and more!
Laurie began her career as a Graphic Designer for Brandever Strategy, where her first design won Best of Show at the San Francisco Wine Labels Competition. She then moved on to become the Creative Director for the company, and 20 of her designs went on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Laurie now resides in Vancouver, Canada, and continues to help clients create exceptional brands.
Your bottle label, design, and packaging are just as important as the beverage itself; they represent your company’s story and brand. Luckily, you can take steps to create the best labels and visuals for your business and market yourself within the industry.
Laurie Millotte has over 10 years of experience as a designer and creative director in the craft beverage industry. She has worked with clients all over the world to create custom designs, and she’s here to share her strategies for utilizing technology, connecting with your customers, and building a one-of-a-kind brand.
In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Hendricks is joined by Laurie Millotte, Founder and Chief Amazement Officer of Outshinery. Laurie takes us behind the scenes to explore how her company uses technology to design labels and high-end marketing media. Laurie also shares her expert tips on shaping your brand, understanding your audience, and creating the best website possible. If you’re interested in artistically scaling your craft beverage company, this episode is for you!