"We found in Matt a person who cares about the packaging of our music as much as we care about its production. What we gave him to begin with was some pretty vague ideas and impressions, and what we got at the end was a gorgeous piece of art. We will now settle for no one else!"
-Cookie Segelstein of the band Veretski Pass
"Matt has a way of taking my 'generic' art design ideas and turning them into an amazing-looking reality. He's also incredibly easy to do business with, as he works with me so that in the end, we have a CD package we're really both proud of. I'll never go with anyone else again."
-David Nevue, recording artist and founder of the Music Biz Academy
"Simply stated, Matt Strieby of Newleaf Design, is an artist. Not JUST an artist, but an artist who quickly became a trusted partner in the process of designing my CD project. Imagination, efficiency, honesty, a great sense of humor, high standards and dedication to detail are all included when you work with Matt. I don't ever plan to work with anyone else!"
-Michael Dulin, President, Equity Digital and recording artist
"I've been so impressed with Matt's professionalism. He's very dependable, easy to work with, and charges reasonable prices. Plus he listens well. He took my abstract idea and transformed it into a smashing cover for my CD."
-Ruth Wood, songwriter
"The design work by Newleaf Design on my project went beyond my expectations. Matt perfectly matched the design with the mood and feel of my music. Many who've purchased my CD have made favorable comments about the cover design. I will definitely be using his services on my next major project."
-Steve Morrison, composer, morrisonhousecreations.com
"Matt did an amazing job on the art for our last album 'Mainstream Epidemic.' Having a CD that looks so good has made it very easy to sell hundreds of copies on the street and at shows. We're extremely excited about having him design our next album."
-Nate Leslie of the band "Paradigm"
"Matt gave our project the personal attention that is so hard to come by and as a result the product we received was beautiful and unique. Matt's work speaks for itself but he is also friendly, prompt and professional which makes for an all around great working relationship."
-Karlene Aune, Matt Aune CD project
"I was very pleased with the results of my art work. Matt Strieby has such great vision, and an eye for design. I give him a basic idea or concept and he produces a masterpiece!"
-Philip Wesley, pianist
"Working with Matt Strieby at Newleaf Design was a pleasure. He was able to take my vague ideas and turn them into album art that really fit the music. Throughout the design process, communication was always clear and prompt. I definitely have him in mind for future projects."
-Kourosh Dini, M.D.
"Newleaf Design did a great job for us on our first release 'In Your Eyes.' We have had so many compliments on the artwork on this album, it practically markets itself. Thanks for everything and you will definitely be doing more work for us at Partridge Records LLC."
-Robert Penney, President, Partridge Records LLC
"Matt has all the best qualities you look for in an artist to design your CD art: professionalism, great talent, efficiency, enthusiasm, good communication, and honesty. He is a working partner you can trust. I cannot wait to share his masterpiece design for my CD with the whole world."
-Yiling Huang, pianist and composer
"Matt's approach to the artwork for 'The First Seven' came from a true artist's perspective. Though we worked across many miles, he was able to interpret my intentions for design and presentation, combine them with his own innovative ideas and splash them with insight. The final result brought forth so much more than anything typical. I look forward to the great fun of future collaborations!"
"Matt was a true pleasure and a true professional to work with, in every way, from start to finish. Not only were all his ideas top shelf, but Matt really put his heart and soul in every aspect of his work. I would highly recommend to him to everyone who is looking for that personal touch at a very affordable price, and yet receive high quality, creative, and innovative graphics that they can be proud of."
"Not only is Matt a fantastic graphic designer from a technical standpoint, he is also a fabulous artist, which to me, is the key to outstanding graphic design. Matt has always exceeded my expectations. Whether designing my CD, or the promo materials that went with it, Matt always went the extra mile and turned my simple ideas into works of art! Matt is also extremely easy to work with, totally fair, and has a genuine interest in helping you feel like his most important client. I highly recommend Matt Strieby as the graphic designer for your next CD project. You'll be happy you chose him!
-Barb Elyett, Singer/Songwriter - www.barbelyett.com
"Matt Strieby did a phenomenal job on my CD project and logo design. I have had so many complements from friends and business associates on how beautiful and dynamic the CD cover artwork is, as well as the rest of the graphic design for the album. I will most certainly call on Matt for future projects, and highly recommend his services to anyone wanting the very best, creative graphic design."
-James Todd - www.jtoddcello.com
"I still find it amazing that I have never met Matt or spoken to him but have simply communicated efficiently by e-mail. Matt completed this project in a timely and talented manner. I have already recommended him to several other Nashville musicians. Matt, thank you again for your wonderful work. Your beautiful design will help drive sales!"