Matt van Leeuwen
NY Greater Area
Love and joy for graphic design and visual communication/branding. Aiming for a honest and direct approach in design. Visual communication which is to the point and preferably strong in typography. Visual/Corporate identities, branding, campaigns, book- and poster design.
Awarded with Cannes Design Lions in 2014 and 2018, ADC’s, One Show’s and three ‘2010 red dot communication awards’, including ‘Best of the best’.
Design Director at Mother Design, NY, US.
Design Principal at Interbrand, NY, US.
Senior Graphic Designer at G2K Designers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Designer at Dietwee, design and communication, Utrecht, NL
Co-Founder/Graphic Designer at Plein Publiek, workshop for Graphic Design, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
ArtEZ Institue of the Arts, Arnhem, The Netherlands. Masters in Art/Graphic Design.
‘IJsseldelta, Poster’ In ‘Pretty–Ugly Exhibition’, MA Communication Design curating a series of events exploring the paradox of designing “The undesigned”.
Honors and Awards
Best Designed Annual Report of the Netherlands: Brunel Annual Report 2008.
D66 Posters admitted to the Stedelijk Museum Archive, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
‘Jan van Eyck Academy Program Brochure’ and ‘Brunel Annual Report 2008’ Published in ‘Typography, Graphic Design in Context’
by Denise Gonzales Crisp, Thames and Hudson, London.
‘The Flying IJsseldelta’ In ‘360° Design’, Sandu Publishing, China.
‘IJsseldelta, Poster’ In ‘Pretty–Ugly Catalogue‘.
‘IJsseldelta, Campaign Identity’ In
‘VIVID! The allure of color in design’, Gingko Press, Berkeley, CA.
Logo Parc: ‘Hybridity of the Post-Public Space’ In
‘Open/Cahier on art and the public domain, No 11’,
Nai Publishers, The Netherlands.
Change The Thought
The Artist And His Model