Nick and Lisa Mathisen
Location • Title
Copywriter and Art Director • Portland, Ore.
We are Nick and Lisa Mathisen, writer and art director, bacon and eggs, husband and wife, freelancing out of our garage since 2018.
Creative philosophy or approach
We work loose and fast, approaching every project with an open mind, fresh eyes, and a fresh pot of coffee. We believe that everything’s possible. Until it isn’t. And even then, maybe it is?
Recent work we're proud of
Due to the current situation, we noticed our social feed was full of people stuck at home and anxiety-inducing headlines. On top of that, we realized it was spring break! We were supposed to be seeing and posting photos of epic sun-filled vacations. So to lighten the mood, and reinforce the message that staying home and foregoing non-essential travel keeps everyone safer, we shared pictures of #TheVacationWeDidntTake. We even made physical postcards and sent them out to friends and family. The results: 😂
Recent work we admired
The Aviation Gin response to the Peloton ad. It was quick, smart, timely.