Testimonials

What They’re Saying

 

“I’ve known Zack and his family for over 20 years and had the pleasure to be his USY advisor at our shul in Houston, TX.    They are one of the nicest families I’ve ever met!   Since opening his business, we’ve ordered three Mezuzahs (all customized for Bar/Bat Mitzvah recipients with initials and dates), artwork, and a custom disc to commemorate a friend’s conversion.   We could not be happier with the final products or packaging – everything arrived exactly as promised and the value was fantastic.   Zack couldn’t be easier to work with!   A piece I ordered for my wife’s birthday now hangs proudly in our home (it won't be our last), and I’m happy to recommend him to anyone looking for a unique piece for a special occasion or just to brighten your own space!”

Mike Finger

"Portman Designs – SIMPLY AMAZING.
Earlier this year,  Zack was a vendor at an event that I ran for my synagogue.  At the time, I loved his work, but had no pressing need for his beautiful items, so I filed his company in the back of my mind. Fast forward 6 months or so, I was looking for that perfect gift for my great nephew’s first birthday.  I could give his Dad (my nephew) a cheque, but I knew if I could think of something special for his first born, it would be appreciated so much more….Portman Designs.  I wanted a wooden train, personalized.  I knew what I wanted, and when I approached Zack, he had no idea what I wanted.  We worked together, my image, his ingenuity and he designed and produced a spectacular keepsake – a Judaic themed personalized wooden train. 
If you have an idea, don’t think that it can’t come to fruition. Zack has vision and talent and can create a beautiful keepsake for you too.
Thank you Zack.  Can’t wait for my next crazy idea!"

Mindy Jacobs