"WE HAVE RECEIVED NOTHING BUT PRAISE FROM OUR ALUMNI."
Kristen created an extraordinary high school magazine for us that exceeded my expectations. She was easy to work with and we have received nothing but praise from our alumni and friends regarding this magazine. I look forward to working with her again. —Taylor Johnson, Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations, Holyoke Catholic High School
"MADE THE PROCESS OF MAGAZINE PRODUCTION SMOOTH AND MANAGEABLE."
During the time I worked with Kristen, assembling five different magazines with at least one due to press each week, she consistently offered creative solutions to problems and was always friendly and unflappable. That calm demeanor made the fast-paced and unpredictable process of magazine production smooth and manageable." —Debbie Stabb, Editor, Disney Publishing Worldwide
"IMPOSSIBLE TO REPLACE."
Kristen has been integral to the development of our company's visual identity. We absolutely love working with Kristen, who is as easy to work with as she is impossible to replace. Kristen is a true professional, whom we admire for her work ethic, her creativity, and her unmatched ability to meet deadlines. —Mary Sitze, Communications Director, Mediate Your Life
"I CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON HER."
I have worked with Kristen over the last three years on Deerfield Academy's 50th Yearbook. She has done a beautiful job designing the book and each year our alumni volunteers are impressed by her work. I can always count on her to meet our often changing deadlines and last minute additions, and she is a pleasure to work with. —Margaret Temesvari, Director of Alumni Relations, Deerfield Academy
"on time and on budget."
I hired Kristen to art direct and build a website for a client who wanted a final product on a short timeline. I hadn't worked with Kristen before, so it was a 100% relief to discover her meticulous approach to collaboration and execution. She delivered a beautiful project on time and on budget, and the client was thrilled. More than her great work, though, was how working with her made me feel—that despite the short turnaround, the project was always under control and doable. I'd hire Kristen again in half a heartbeat. —Joel Anderson, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Waybetter Marketing
"never fails to deliver stellar results."
Kristen is an extremely capable and versatile designer who owns every project she works on. In the five years or so that we've worked with her, she's never missed a deadline or failed to deliver anything but stellar results. Kristen is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommend! —Andrew Kesin, Co-founder, VISIBL
"The design was perfectly suited to each event."
Kristen did a fabulous job designing collateral for student and alumnae programs at Mount Holyoke College for me. The design was perfectly suited to each event, on brand, and engaging. She is also a pleasure to work with. Very professional, meets deadlines—just easy overall. —Taylor Scott, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications at Mount Holyoke College
"great communication style and work ethic."
I have worked with Kristen on a number of different design projects over the past several years in our continuing relationship. I have found her work to be creative, adaptable, and professional, and she has a great communication style and work ethic. I highly recommend Kristen's design work. —Tracey Perkins, Director of Administration and Project Management, Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Association
"DRIVEN TO MAKE CLIENTS HAPPY."
Kristen is super talented and incredibly easy to work with. Driven to make clients happy while producing top-end work. —Joshua Lynn, Pure Branding
"If you want it done right, call her."
There are many great reasons that we worked with Kristen, which is precisely why we chose to work with her over and over, but it really boils down to the fact that Kristen delivers. If you want it done, and done right, call her. —John Bidwell, Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy, Baystate Health
"insightful and genuine."
Kristen is insightful and genuine and her process really gets to the root of what you are looking for...because it's not always what you think when you start! It was a super experience to work with her and I recommend her highly to anyone who wants help to have their brand REALLY represent who and what they are. —Terra Missildine, Founder of Cultivate
"WE WERE ABLE TO ROLL OUT OUR NEW BRAND WITH PRIDE AND CONFIDENCE."
Kristen worked with us to redesign our brochure and other printed marketing materials. She was incredibly easy to work with and was able to incorporate everyone's ideas while maintaining our primary objectives. With her help, we were able to roll out our new brand with pride and confidence. She worked cooperatively, quickly, and made the entire transaction positive. —Karen Lynn, Program Manager, TNR Global
"MATERIALS MATCH THE IDEALS BEHIND OUR AGENCY'S MISSION."
Kristen has been an integral part of our agency's branding. She responds to and returns requests promptly. Her creativity and intuition have served us all well in designing materials that match the ideals behind our agency's mission. —Jessica Riel, Media & Communications Director, LifePath
"organized, thoughtful, and creative."
I hired Kristen as a photo researcher on a recent project, and really appreciated her organizational skills, her thoroughness, and her creative contributions to making our work better. —Sarah Micklem, Girl Scouts of the USA
"OUTSTANDING AND REFINED SENSE OF COLOR AND DESIGN."
I had a fantastic time working with Kristen. She has an outstanding and refined sense of color and design, along with a creative approach to developing design solutions. She was forthright, gracious, and very helpful as we worked together to test ideas so that I could arrive at a product that reflected my sensibilities. Her professionalism and timeliness were also essential as we were working on a tight timeframe. —Jessica Payne, Education, Healthcare, & Marketing Consultant
"PATIENT, SWIFT, AND INTUITIVE."
Kristen has been a regular at Pure Branding for photo research as we develop brand experiences. When we're under deadline to source hundreds of photos, Kristen is my first choice. She gets the brief quickly, amasses a wealth of well organized options and our collaboration in selection is easy, fun and efficient. She's patient with endless rounds of revisions, and swift and intuitive in her execution. —David Poole, Pure Branding
Beautiful designs. Outstanding reliability: She gets it done when she says it will be done! And she has a thoughtful approach to all communications. A dream provider. —Val Nelson, The Black Swan Coach
"TOP-NOTCH WORK...ALWAYS ON TIME."
Kristen is a very accomplished designer. While working for Quale, she handled page composition and production for Ploughshares and Agni, providing them with timely workflow and top-notch work. These projects were handled deftly and always on time. It was always a pleasure to work with Kristen—great attitude, excellent skills, and a genuine love of the work she was doing. —Gian Lombardo, Quale Press
"able to turn a job around fast."
Kristen has reliably provided our documentary project with marketing elements that are bright and confident, and she is often able to turn a job around fast, which we've always appreciated! —Meagan Murphy, The Breast Archives
"dedicated and creative."
Kristen is great to work with. She is a dedicated and creative graphic/web designer, who meets project deadlines and expectations. She responds quickly to work changes and delivers quality work. We look forward to working with Kristen again! —Tom Willits, MRW Connected
"very easy to work with."
Kristen was very easy to work with. She gave clear guidelines and she took my material and organized it in a clear, concise fashion. I get lots of compliments on my website. —Michael Goldman, Hammer and Horn Productions
"listened...UNDERSTOOD EXACTLY WHO I AM."
Kristen listened, understood exactly who I am as a business person, and translated her understanding into a really great logo and color palette. I'm very, very happy with her work. —Chris Landry, Landry Communications
"met our deadlines, communicated extremely well."
Kristen was wonderful to work with. She understood my concept for my company's logo, met our deadlines, communicated extremely well, and produced a product that still gets me compliments. I would highly recommend Kristen for any of your graphic design work. —Jeff Winston, NAFDMA
"Kristen is easy to work with and gets work in on time."
Kristen is a thoughtful, contemporary designer. She provided a brand new look for Franklin County Home Care that really updated our image and made our message more visible. Kristen is easy to work with and gets work in on time. We are continuing to update all of our print matter with Kristen's expertise. —Anna Viadero, Publicity & Marketing, Franklin County Home Care
"we can depend on her for the results our clients need."
Kristen has provided us with an instant extension of our design team at a moment's notice. We know we can depend on her for the results our clients need and she's a great fit with our company. —Alexander Simon, LogicTrail
"EASY GOING AND accommodating."
Kristen is a pure joy to work with. She is easy going and very accommodating. Her design work is carefully done and well executed! —Greg Desrosiers, Hadley Printing Co.
"responded promptly and was easy to work with."
Kristen has excellent technical skills in the graphic arts area, She responded promptly to questions and concerns and was easy to work with. And she executed my vision for both the cover of my novel HATTIE and the interior design. —Anna Bowen, author, HATTIE
"a valuable resource."
Kristen has been a valuable resource that I have relied upon more than once. She is a versatile, thoughtful designer that can comfortably develop fresh ideas as well as take directions and run with them. —Todd Verlander, Bidwell ID