Matthew Manos

Member Since 2012

Matthew Manos

Founder, Managing Director


Los Angeles Area

Called “crazy or genius” by Forbes, and recognized as one of the 100 most influential creatives working today by HOW Magazine, Matthew Manos is the Founder and Managing Director of verynice, a Los Angeles-based design strategy practice that gives half of its work away for free to non-profit organizations. With a portfolio of work that has reached millions of people across the globe, verynice’s client experience spans 750+ brands including the American Heart Association, Apple, the City of Los Angeles, Disney Imagineering, Google, and UNICEF. Matthew is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Reginald, an open source library of creative problem solving toolkits, and the Assistant Dean for Academic Strategy at the USC Iovine and Young Academy.


  • Facilitation
  • Design Strategy
  • Branding


October 1st, 2020

The Year Of The Responsible Brand

Is 2020 the year brands behave like they care as opposed to merely wanting data-driven results?

April 17th, 2020

How 2020 Is Ushering In A New Era For Corporate Social Responsibility

Now is the time to take care of your employees and your community as much as possible.



verynice is a design strategy practice that gives half of its services away for free to non-profit organizations and social enterprises. We specialize in the design and facilitation of workshops for creative problem solving. Our experience spans 750+ organizations, including Apple, Disney Imagineering, the American Heart Association, Google, and UNICEF.


  • facilitation
  • design strategy
  • branding