Operated independently out of a private residence located in Austin, Texas, *most* of the time.
*Sometimes working elsewhere, or on the road happens. If I agree to a deadline or project duration, I am confident I can meet it regardless of my situation or location.
ServicesThe belief that all of the services offered can and do work harmoniously is essential. A single style does not represent each unique project appropriately, and a primary goal is to make you feel like you, not derivative of a trend or fashion.
Creating a brand, or package that utilizes more than a "trick" or trend to be successful. Confidence in creation and creativity drives the execution through various forms of application.
Areas of Focus:Enjoying the work I am invovled with | Brand & Visual Identity Systems | Creative Direction | Strategy Consultation | Art Direction | Consumer Packaged Goods | Logo Design | Posters | Lettering & Typography | Publications | Illustration | Signage & Environmental Wayfinding | Softgoods | Web Consultation
Please read: Cycling KitsI am no longer accepting cycling kit projects. I enjoyed creating the ones I was given the opportunity to work on, but will no longer be offering this service.
Select Clients & Collaborators:
Arlo's Curbside & the Ballroom
Bethesda Softworks & Zenimax
Four x Five Photo Fest
Garbo's Lobster ATX
PMA Print Co.
Wright Bros. Brew & Brew
Matt Thompson is a Visual Designer primarily focused on Branding, Packaging, Illustration, Custom Typography, sometimes more.
His main goal is to create ‘client-first’ functional, appealing and thoughtful Design with realistic Strategy by working intuitively with clients and collaborators to produce a long-lasting visual system. Understanding and vibing with clients is paramount while building a solid relationship on multiple levels with new and on-going brands and visionaries.
Creative execution for discerning minds, brands and visionaries.
Where have you been?
Why are you here?
Where are you going?
Where do you want and aim to be?
These are all questions that are discussed...
and then some.
Building lasting relationships with clients is paramount. They invest their time, confidence, money and trust. In return they get thoughtful and creative ideas and execution — as well as the attention and time getting what they need.
Matt himself is a Designer, Illustrator, Art/Creative Director and musician, that loves typography, fonts, tattoos, bikes, guitars & guitar gear, nature, and generally fun & rad things that don't require him to sit at his desk.
Matt has been working independently for the entirety of his professional career but has occasionally offered a creative helping-hand with the following studios:
Arts & Recreation
Canales & Co.
The Butler Bros.