Testimonials

“You are pure magic. We couldn’t do our jobs without you.”
–MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, TACTILE MEDICAL

“My favorite motivational book is ‘Raving Fans.’ You exemplify everything the book talks about. We have always gotten more from you than we expected… And although we know you have other clients, you make us feel like you don’t and that our requests are the only thing you have to be concerned with.”

–PRESIDENT, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE GROUP

“You are one of the most talented designers I have ever worked with and have made me look good to clients more times than I can count.”

–COMMUNICATIONS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, TRAVELERS INSURANCE

“I finally got a chance to see [the piece] yesterday and it looks fantastic! It’s really a stunning piece and should be a big hit. Thanks again for all your excellent design work, printing coordination, and of course, all your patience and diligence. It definitely paid off!”

–FREELANCE WRITER/PROJECT MANAGER

“A million thank yous again for your wonderful work on these materials… I cannot wait to gauge reactions and watch them fly off the “shelf”… It was a pleasure doing all this quick work with you.”

–MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
“As usual, you are spot on. We love your work! Such a talent for designing optimal layouts for clearly conveying information/data.”
–MANAGER, PRODUCT PERFORMANCE REPORTING, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (GUIDANT)

“You’ve taken something that is incredibly complex, that few people can get their heads around and distilled it into the most beautifully designed piece. You nailed it.”

–FREELANCE PRODUCTION ARTIST

“It was our most successful year ever. The final numbers aren’t in but we are already far ahead of where we’ve been … I know our excellent materials made a huge difference. I continue to be incredibly pleased with your work and professionalism. I really enjoy your style.”

–ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANNUAL FUND, ST. CATHERINE UNIVERSITY

“I love working with you, you ask all the right questions up front!”

–COMMUNICATIONS, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (GUIDANT)

“The brochure’s polish and intelligence convey exactly what I had in mind when I first proposed that we do one.”

–BUSINESS ANALYST, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (GUIDANT)
“We simply could not have accomplished the project without your creativity and responsiveness.”
–PROJECT MANAGER, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (GUIDANT)

“Thanks, Carolyn, for all of your guidance and effort in making this an excellent product. I don’t know what I would have done without you on this!”

–VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING DEVELOPMENT, DASHE & THOMSON

“I’m so glad we were able to team up, as I always appreciate all of your wonderful creativity, your highly detailed approach, and your perfect execution of the project.”

–FREELANCE WRITER/PROJECT MANAGER

“And many, many thanks to you, Carolyn. You have really gone above and beyond for us with this project! I can’t wait to see the finished result.”

–BUSINESS MANAGER, CHRISTOPHER GROSS CONSULTING

“I’m so impressed with your creativity, marketing knowledge and organizational skills. I hope we can work together again in the future.”

–ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ANNUAL FUND, ST. CATHERINE UNIVERSITY
“Thanks as always for bringing your clarity and ideas to a project, the end result is wonderfully effective.”
–DESIGN MANAGER, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC (GUIDANT)

“If only all our designers could be as great as you! It would make work so much easier.”

–SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, TRAVELERS INSURANCE

“I really can’t thank you enough for how much of a great help and resource you have been through these past couple of weeks. I’m really happy to have you on our team and we couldn’t have done any of this without you.”

–MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, TACTILE MEDICAL, RE: MATERIALS CREATED FOR THEIR NATIONAL SALES MEETING

“We appreciate all of the options and your professional presentation… I knew we wouldn’t go wrong with Porterfolio!”

–OWNER, IDEAL PRINTERS, INC.

“Your work is excellent and we have been so pleased with all you have done for us. I hope we will be working with you more in the near future.”

–EXECUTIVE, PRIME MORTGAGE
“You have no idea how much I appreciate your thoroughness—it’s a joy working with you.”
–FREELANCE PRODUCTION ARTIST

“Thank you for taking all of our feedback and incorporating it into the creation of beautiful new designs. It has simply been a pleasure to work with you.”

–MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, THE SAINT PAUL FOUNDATION

“Your help is always worth what we pay for it. I’m glad we found you.”

– PRESIDENT, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE GROUP

“You’re amazing at what you do.”

–ASSOCIATE PRODUCT MANAGER, TACTILE MEDICAL

“I just wanted to send a quick note about the fabulous donor event invites your designed for us. They were unique, beautiful, and really made an impact. Every single person who RSVP’d showed up for the event, which is unprecedented. I attribute it to the stand-out impression those invitations made with every attendee. Thanks for your superb attention to detail, creative flair, and your unflappable and flexible approach to challenging timelines and several rounds of adjustments!”

–DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS, THE SAINT PAUL FOUNDATION

“I can’t tell you how much we really do appreciate your professional work on this. I know it’s going to be a piece that will be useful to us for a long time.”

–COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, FRIENDS OF THE BOUNDARY WATERS WILDERNESS
“You use your power of discernment, both visual and written, to create first-class materials for us.”
–PRESIDENT, PRIME MORTGAGE

“I’m super appreciative of your attention to detail in the [technical] drawings. They look great!”

–SOFTWARE ENGINEER, TACTILE MEDICAL

“This project went so smooth and carefree because you were the brains behind the operation.”

–MARKETING COORDINATOR, TACTILE MEDICAL

“All I can say is that you are the best bargain around! As a vendor, your level of expertise, project management skills, and customer service is superior to anyone I can ever remember working with. I especially appreciate your careful attention to detail and valuable suggestions related to the copy. Thanks again!”

–PATIENT EDUCATION TEAM, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC

“You are the best in the business.”

–PRODUCT MANAGER, TACTILE MEDICAL
“Carolyn is magically talented—she will exceed your expectations.”
–MANAGING DIRECTOR, ALERUS MORTGAGE

“You are a JOY to work with.”

–ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, WILL STEGER FOUNDATION

“I really enjoy (and I am learning a great deal from) how you so efficiently and thoroughly approach your work; I appreciate how well you communicate with each of us to move projects forward.”

–TECHNICAL WRITER, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC

“I believe you really are amazing in your ability to graphically frame a solution and understand a customer’s needs.”

–MARKETING DIRECTOR, TACTILE MEDICAL

“Thank you for thinking ahead and trying to anticipate my needs. You are like Radar O’Reilly from M*A*S*H.”

–ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE ANNUAL FUND, ST. CATHERINE UNIVERSITY

“You really are my hero! I love working with you! You get it every time! OK, too many explanation points, but yet, this is exactly what I needed.”

–MARKETING DIRECTOR, TACTILE MEDICAL
“I love you. That’s all I have to say…”
–DIRECTOR OF MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS, TACTILE MEDICAL