Matt Beard
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Matt Beard

Graphic DesignerBedford, United Kingdom
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Matt Beard
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Matt Beard

Graphic DesignerBedford, United Kingdom
About me
Matt Beard is a passionate Graphic Designer, based in Bedfordshire, UK, specialising in editorial design, branding, editing and advertising. He enjoys using a multimedia approach within his work and has a flair for typography. His well-considered and creative ideas incorporate a contemporary twist to produce enduring outcomes. Attention to detail is essential for Matt, as he is always interested in adopting new ways to fabricate results that reflect the client's values and captivates target audiences.
Projects
  • BLOK Typeface
    BLOK TypefaceThe Blok typeface is a geometric tile-like font using all caps. Taking visual reference from the globally successful arcade game Tetris, the type presents a vintage yet fluorescent feel. This makes for a significant impact on any piece of design. -
  • Rush Hour Installation
    Rush Hour InstallationMy university installation was a response to the easy drug accessibility in modern society. People are becoming more in contact with illicit drugs that can lead to life-threatening drug abuse. Drug misuse has caused death rates to be at their highest level since comparable records began in 1993. I created a fake brand ‘Rush Hour’ that sells illegal drugs online. The installation was a pop-up shop replica for customers, using the iPad provided to purchase 'drugs', parodying an online website. Us
  • Art Fund - Student Art Pass Campaign
    Art Fund - Student Art Pass CampaignThis campaign aims to get people otherwise not interested in art more engaged by showing them that they can find themselves in art.
  • Impostor Syndrome Book
    Impostor Syndrome BookIMPOSTOR: An impostor's investigation into the symptoms, causes and effects of impostor syndrome
  • Rising Design - Typeface
    Rising Design - TypefaceThe Rising Design typeface is a geometric stencil font using all caps. This font is bold and dynamic. Quintessential for making a statement and to stand out. -
  • Editorial Beyond the Page
    Editorial Beyond the PageUse Augmented Reality to bring a design manifesto to life.
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Projects credited in
  • University Of Northampton, BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
    University Of Northampton, BA (Hons) Graphic CommunicationOur Graphic Communication course explores the ever-developing field of graphic communication within the creative industries through practical application and investigative debate. You'll explore new ways to expand and challenge the conventions of visual communication through both experimentation and critical awareness. You'll have opportunities to collaborate on live briefs, cross-disciplinary projects and work with the wider design sectors to reflect professional industry practice. https://d
Work history
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    Graphic DesignerFreelancer
    Bedford, United KingdomFreelance
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    Graphic Designermattbeard.design
    Bedford, United KingdomFreelance
    https://mattbeard.design
Skills
  • Editing
  • Branding
  • Editorial Design
  • Book Design
Education
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    BA (hons) Graphic CommunicationUniversity of Northampton
     - Northampton, United Kingdom
    First-Class Honours