Matthew Manos

Matthew Manos is a neo-philanthropist, creative director, and social entrepreneur that is dedicated to disrupting the way the design industry operates. He is the founder of verynice, a global design and innovation consultancy that dedicates over 50% of its efforts toward free services for non-profit organizations. As of July 2013, verynice has also provided over $900,000 worth of pro-bono design and consulting services in 40+ countries spanning 6 continents to benefit 200+ organizations.


Matthew’s work and ideas have been published in 100+ print and online venues internationally. Manos speaks regularly at events and institutions across the United States including a TEDx talk in 2012 titled ”Reinterpreting the Role of a Designer.” He holds a BA in Design Media Arts from UCLA (2010), and an MFA in Media Design from the Art Center College of Design (2012).