We’ll design your
in 30 days

Design-as-a-service for early-stage startups to secure your next funding round fast. Branding, Pitch Decks, Marketing Websites, Mobile App Design.



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How it works


Choose a package

Choose the package that best suits your needs and get ready for an exciting design journey.

We’ll guide you through our onboarding process to gather all the necessary things and get you on our client portal and book in a kickoff workshop.


Tell us what you want

We’ll help you prioritise the designs you need, and fill out a design backlog you have full control over, if you need to shift priorities. When you add new tasks we’ll pick them up and work on them in order.


Get your designs

Sit back and relax as our designers work their magic. Most tasks are turned round in a few days, and we'll iterate with your feedback until you’re totally happy with the result.


Ship it

It’s the part where your designs come to life. We can build your no code website in Webflow or Framer adding a sprinkle of interactivity and magic to your designs. And we can also create social media templates, print ready files, brand guides, and pitch decks!


After 30 days

You can complete your journey with us, take your new designs and sail away into the sunset... Or, you can move onto a retainer and we’ll keep working together for as long as you need.

Faster than hiring, easy to budget, and less stressful.

The Services you get

Here’s a quick overview of the services you’ll have access to.

What about Pricing?

Packages are a one-off cost. At the end of your first month you’ll get the option to continue on a retainer. No headaches, No surprise invoices.


Perfect for teams with developers that need designs done fast.

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  • Senior Designer
  • Fast Turnarounds
  • Unlimited Concepts
  • Unlimited Revisions

  • Pitch Decks and Presentations
  • Logos, Branding, and Guidelines
  • Marketing Web Design
  • UX/UI Design
  • Mobile + Web App Design
  • Wireframes and Prototypes


Perfect for teams that also need nocode dev, and UX support.

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  • Everything in seed and...
  • Designer and Developer
  • Webflow/Framer Development
  • Full UX Design Process

  • UX Research and Discovery
  • Usability Testing
  • Design Systems
  • UX & Micro Copy


Perfect for teams that also want custom front-end development.

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  • Everything in sapling and...
  • Dedicated Product Team
  • Design System Management
  • A/B Testing

  • Product Owner, Senior Designer, and Developer
  • JavaScript and TypeScript
  • React and Vue
  • Custom Integrations
  • Conversion Rate Optimisation

What the FAQ

Meet the Founder

👋 Hi, I’m Ben

I’ve been designing software for 20 years. And I've run design and dev teams in startups, before launching Darkside.

Our team has worked with 24+ clients, shipping designs to 6M+ users worldwide.

We work with early-stage startups to update brands, websites, and products quickly.

Book an intro call if you'd like to learn more.