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


April 15th, 2022

10 Factors to Consider When Searching for the Right Freelance Talent

March 29th, 2022

Use These Tips to Combat ‘Zoom Fatigue’ During Your Next Meeting

From team meetings to one-on-ones to virtual happy hours, Zoom has become a key tool for dealing with the challenges of remote work and communication. Even though Zoom has become an asset for companies, many remote and hybrid employees battle “Zoom fatigue,” especially if constantly having to meet on screen is a big part of their jobs.

March 14th, 2022

Want to Make Your Social Media Content Stand Out? Try These 13 Strategies

Social media is a critical tool for a small business’s marketing efforts. With the number of social media users projected to grow to 4.4 billion by 2025, there are numerous opportunities to get your small business in front of your potential customers. However, it’s important to know how to stand out from the competition. 

April 12th, 2021

Eight Key Strategies To Overcome Your Competition And Stand Out In A Crowded Market

In a market with hundreds (maybe thousands) of competitors, it becomes more challenging for businesses to make a mark that'll impact the core audience they’re aiming for. This is why it’s so important for a business to develop a strategy that will give them an edge over the rest.



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