MARLY: International boutique consultancy and design ateliér with head office in Rishikesh, India 


Marly provides bespoke consulting services and communication design solutions that reflect the unique spirit of your venture, business or product. Our firm is intentionally kept independent and small, and according to the scale of your project, we involve a trusted network of skilled professionals.


Committed to promoting excellence and clarity, Marly not only has the drive to help increasing distinctiveness of your business, but has also the multicultural background required to interpret your needs and convey your message appropriately across cultures, borders and industries.


If you are in the process of founding a business or have already done so and intend to freshen up your existing identity or would like to launch new services or products, read on.




APPROACH: strategic + intuitive, structured + resourceful, conscious + pragmatic, local + cross-cultural, aesthetically refined + surprising


Marly’s core values are integrity and clarity. We believe that the best solutions come from awareness and true partnerships, so we encourage clients to become involved in all phases of a project – from inception to implementation.


Although change can be daunting at times, Marly strives to make it a positive and inspiring experience. We listen to you in order to understand your business, objectives and culture. 


We appreciate design is not just decoration, but a key component of professional and rewarding business management. Experience proves that a sustainable company or product

image cannot be created without deeper awareness, which means it is essential to cognise its context and true spirit in terms of values, philosophy and intentions.






German born Marly spent more than 20 years abroad – living and working in London, Milan, Zurich, Dubai, Delhi as well as in Hamburg and Munich – before she settled down with her family in the Himalayas of Northern India.



  • Design Director at global branding agencies of the WPP Group in Germany and the UAE.

  • Her career began in London, where she worked at renowned owner-run, independent design consultancies.

  • Cross-cultural perspective: Marly has led the creative output for corporate identity
    and branding programmes in the UK, US, Italy, Norway, Germany, India and across the EMEA region including Romania, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates. 

  • Projects for multinationals as well as small and medium-sized businesses.
    Sectors include: architecture, arts, automotive, consumer goods, finance, foods, hospitality,
     luxury goods, hospitality & travel, media, publishing, real estate, telecom, wellness, healthcare and non-profit. 

  • Dipl. Communication Design (MA) from the University of Applied Arts & Sciences, Hamburg / Germany. 


As meditation teacher and life coach, she has a holistic approach to the entire design process, and brings creativity, clarity, common sense and integrative consciousness to
the table.


We need silence and space to perceive what is essential. 


You cannot not communicate. What you're doing, or not, consciously, or not, sends a 

message. Everything in your organisation is a potential customer touchpoint that provides a memorable brand experience – pleasant, or not.

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