Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it LOOKS.
But, of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it WORKS.”
— Steve Jobs

Creative Background

Sarah Pottharst is Designer and Creative Services Specialist with 8 years of professional experience working with both well-established companies as well as startups in various cities around the world. As a graduate of the prestigious Parsons The New School in New York City, Sarah’s skillset includes CAD Design, Art Direction and Digital Strategy. Over the years, she’s built a proven track record of successfully assisting companies hone in on their unique brand DNA and masterfully implementing it through various marketing & promotional mediums. 

Her love of design began early on in childhood with a special focus on Fashion. After earning a Design degree, she began her career working for Oscar de la Renta in New York City, while also privately consulting on design projects across the U.S.

In January 2016, Sarah moved to Italy to produce her own Womenswear brand, Per Vigore, and it was also during this time that her Creative Consulting grew exponentially. Impressed by her ability to launch a new brand, build it up and gain international traction, other companies around the globe sought her out for creative advice and design expertise.

Sarah currently lives in Venice, Italy, and continues to work freelance as a Creative Services Specialist for multiple companies and in a variety of industries worldwide.

 


Fun Facts About Sarah

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Born & Bred New Orleanian

No matter where in the world I live, I will forever be a Saints fan. Who Dat!

 
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Travel Bug

I’ve visited 27 countries on 5 continents, and I’m ready for more. One of my favorite trips so far was to Chefchaouen (The Blue Pearl).

 
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Embroidery Nerd

I’m absolutely obsessed with hand embelishments - so much so that I moved to Paris to become certified in Haute Couture Embroidery by Chanel’s Maison Lesage.

 
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Huge Soccer Fan

I started playing when I was 9 years old, and still enjoy an ol’ kickeroo once in a while. To appease my Italian husband, I’ve recently become a fan of A.C. Milan.

 
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Typically Prefer to Walk

I can almost count on 2 hands the # of times I’ve driven a car in the last 8 years. Ironically, this wasn’t one of them. But the car is cute!

 
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Questionable Home Decor…

Despite our intuition on taste level, my husband & I find humor in keeping a fully-decorated & lit Christmas tree in our house year-round. He says: “It’s contemporary art!”

 
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Animal Lover

I tend to bring my conversations to a screeching halt if I see a cute dog walk by. Can’t help it. Sorry in advance.

 
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I Make a Mean Hot Toddy

As my sweet southern grandpa used to say, “A Hot Toddy is good for the body.”

I couldn’t agree more!