Planetary helps companies empower their customers through better design.

Smart design and quality development are at the heart of any successful digital product. As a forward-thinking digital agency, we strive to bring this creativity and experience to our clients. We were founded on the core belief that these two components, combined with business acumen and amazing clients, will produce great products. It’s worked out pretty well so far.

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our clients

principals

Matt is a designer, developer, photographer, and aspiring amateur astronaut. With a background in physics, philosophy, and publishing, he’s a firm believer in the power of applying design thinking to every discipline and medium.

Josh is a designer, developer, and travel enthusiast. His years of extensive web development experience, studies in design, and years of freelancing for clients big and small have given him a unique perspective on the value of design and development in business.

where we are

DUMBO, Brooklyn

St. Louis, Missouri

get in touch

We’re always looking to work with awesome companies, agencies, and investors. If you have a project in mind, let’s talk! We’d love to be partners on your next endeavor.

Hire us

Are you a talented designer or developer? Want to work with us? We’d love to hire you. Send us an email with some examples of past work and we’ll be in touch.

Work with us

Purpose

Strong design is the core of a strong product. It defines the use cases, the user experience, the interface and much more. We work to understand your customer in every respect and design with them always in mind using our breadth of expertise.
Good development is the fuel that propels a good product up and out. We use the best tools and practices available for any product to produce nothing less than the highest quality results.

Approach

There is no set process we use for every client. Every client is different and deserves a process tailored to their needs.

That said, we do have a few overarching ideas that we believe in…

1. Design is about the user and the content. Our clients are important, but their customers even more so—they are the ones that will ultimately be interacting with what we produce. We work to understand the interaction between user and content. Great design is at the intersection of both.

2. Holistic product development, not piecemeal participation. We like to work on complete products; it’s difficult to design or develop around just one small part of a larger product unless we understand the big picture. A strong user experience is defined with a holistic understanding of the product.

3. Plan, Craft, Iterate. After the user, product, and content research that amassed knowledge is applied to our final work. We’ll work to craft an excellent user experience and then iterate until its just right.

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