Plainspoke offers a collaborative, high-quality and efficient design practice. For more than twenty
years we have worked closely with a variety of individuals and organizations to create distinctive
visual expressions that support their objectives with impact and clarity while making the most
effective use of both economic and sustainable resources. We do not have a particular style that we
impose on our clients — rather, we gain a thorough understanding of our client’s needs and create
only what is appropriate for them and what they wish to achieve. The size of our office ensures direct
contact with the studio partners throughout the entire project timeframe.

Matt Ralph
Matt leads the creative development and design process for all projects, and has more than 25 years of
experience in the graphic design field. He is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, with a B.F.A. in
Communication Design. He began his career as a designer in the communications office at the University of
New Hampshire and worked in several Boston-area design firms before establishing his own studio in Cambridge,
Massachusetts. Matt’s work has been cited by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and Council for
Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) among others. His work has also been featured in HOW and
Print magazines, and several books on contemporary graphic design published by Rockport Publishers.
Diane Ralph
Diane has over 20 years experience working in the graphic design field and is involved in layout, project
coordination, scheduling and business matters. Prior to joining Plainspoke, she was the corporate HRIS manager
for Cabot Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from the Whittemore
School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.