“Thank you so much for your hard work and lightning fast turnaround. We got what we asked for and then some. You have a great eye for design and did I mention you are fast! I’m so happy I’d wear a sandwich sign with your business name on it and stand on the street corners for a week. Is that weird?”
Kris Young, Vice President
“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
Peets Coffee, Dagoba Organic Chocolates, Nutiva Organic
Design is everywhere, and I’m a firm believer that everyone can enjoy designing. But we all face the same complexity of design: how to design content that is as easily understood and aesthetic as possible.
A grid simplifies the process of placing graphic elements by giving you columns (and possibly rows) to line up the edges of those graphic elements along. As often happens, what’s…
I’m going to go out on a limb now and make a bold statement: having a basic understanding of the tools of your craft will help any creative project run smoother.
A visual guide to recycling shower water. Here in California, as we head into our fourth year of a severe drought, many of us are looking for simple ways to conserve water and care for our gardens at the same time.
I’m reminded yet again that it isn’t the “what” that’s most important in our lives, but the “why” and the “how” matter too.