“Sarah Mattern is by far the most creative and adaptive designer there is. More importantly, she is easy to work with and dependable; so much so that our clients actually ask to work with her again. Sarah’s qualities are a fundamental reason our company is doing well.”
Kevin Knapp, CEO
“Our MatternCo-designed sites regularly receive positive feedback for their clean, elegant designs and intuitive usability. Behind the scenes, Sarah has been a dream to work with, delivering three projects for us, each of which was on-time, on-budget, with no drama – only results.”
“Sarah Mattern is a pleasure to work with. A consummate professional - creative and collaborative - she is driven to provide top notch design whether for print or online. I would definitely work with her again on future projects.”
Anat Baron, Filmmaker, CEO
“Sarah is a great partner in creating online promotions. She has an excellent sense of design and her projects are always delivered on time and with no technical issues. I keep going back to her with additional work because I know from experience that I’ll be delighted with the results.”
Liz Kaplan, Project Manager
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“Tell a Story” is the fourth of five basic ways to simplify your next creative project. Storytelling is a tool I use to simplify my design work, and it’s a practice that can be used to simplify other creative projects as well.
Holding on to a creative dream can be hard work in our busy modern lives. How can you harness your creative spark at the onset of a project and turn it into a slow burning resolve to create every day?
“Get inspired” is the third of five basic ways to simplify your next creative project. It’s something I do in my design work to get going and flowing, and it easily translates to other creative endeavors as well.
Backyard composting offers heaps of benefits. In honor of spring, here’s an illustrated guide for composting the simple way.
Staying purposeful and straightforward (aka, don’t make users think) is the second of five uber-basic principles I try to follow to simplify my website projects. This practice can also be applied to other creative pursuits to help keep thing simple.