Matt Willey

Art Director

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About me

Graphic Designer. Art Director of The New York Times Magazine.

Skills

  • Corporate Identity
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication
  • Creative Direction
  • Logo Design
  • Layout
  • Graphic Design
  • Magazine Design
  • Book Design
  • Posters
  • Branding Identity

People I’ve worked with

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  • Condé Nast Britain

    Condé Nast Britain

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    • Publishing
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    Loanerr

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      Studio8 design

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        Dorling & Kindersley

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        Work history

        Currently

        Art Director

        The New York Times Magazine

        Dec 2014

        2014

        Design Director

        Condé Nast Britain

        Mar 2014 - Nov 2014

        2015

        Co-founder, Co-publisher and Senior Editor

        Port Magazine

        Mar 2011 - Mar 2015

        2012

        Owner & Creative Director

        Studio8 Design, London

        Nov 2005 - Apr 2012

        2004

        Creative Director

        Frost Design

        May 2003 - May 2004

        2004

        Senior Designer

        Frost Design

        Jan 2002 - Jan 2004

        2002

        Designer

        Design By White

        Aug 1997 - Jan 2002

        Education

        1997

        BA, Graphic Design

        Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

        Aug 1994 - May 1997

          Awards

          2014

          Creative Review Designer of the Year

          Creative Review

          • Named 'Designer of the Year' by Creative Review. http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2014/april/matt-willey-cr-designer-of-the-year-2014

          2014

          D&AD Yellow Pencil Nomination

          D&AD

          • Yellow Pencil Nomination. Book Design / Entire Book. Project: Dixonary http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Book/Tom-Dixon-Dixonary

          2014

          Design Week Awards. Editorial Design, Category Winner

          Design Week

          • Editorial Design, Category Winner. Project: The Independent Redesign http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/The-Independent-Newspaper

          2014

          AIGA 50/50

          AIGA

          • Best 50 books of 2013. Project: Dixonary. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Book/Tom-Dixon-Dixonary

          2013

          TDC (Type Directors Club) Citation for Typographic Excellence

          TDC

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence Project: Jazz FM Booklet http://mattwilley.co.uk/Jazz-FM-Booklet

          2012

          SPD 47 (Society of Publication Designers)

          • Magazine of the Year Finalist. Project: Port Magazine http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Port-Magazine

          2011

          ISTD (International Society of Typographical Designers) Premier Award

          ISTD

          • ISTD Premier Award Elephant Magazine Issue 5 http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Elephant-Magazine-Issue-5

          2010

          SPD 45 (Society of Publication Designers)

          • Medal Finalist (Design; Entire Issue) Elephant Magazine Issue 1 http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Elephant-Magazine-Issue-1

          2010

          D&AD In-Book

          D&AD

          • In-Book. Typography; Magazines & Newspapers. Project: Elephant Magazine Issue 1 http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Elephant-Magazine-Issue-1

          2010

          D&AD Yellow Pencil Nomination

          D&AD

          • Yellow Pencil Nomaination. Magazines & Newspapers; Entire Magazine. Project: Elephant Magazine Issue 1. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Elephant-Magazine-Issue-1

          2010

          ISTD (International Society of Typographical Designers) Premier Award

          ISTD

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence Dealerward Identity

          2009

          ISTD (International Society of Typographical Designers) Premier Award

          ISTD

          • Premier Award. Project: FUTU Magazine http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Futu-Magazine

          2009

          National Magazine Awards (Canada). Gold Award

          • Gold Award. Words & Pictures. Project: Our Faces, Our Selves (for Walrus Magazine). http://thewalrus.ca/our-faces-our-selves/

          2009

          ADCC Silver Award

          ADCC

          • Silver Award. Art direction for a single magazine award. Project: Our Faces, Our Selves. http://thewalrus.ca/our-faces-our-selves/

          2009

          D&AD In-book

          D&AD

          • In-Book. Magazine & Newspapers; Entire Issue. Project: FUTU Magazine. http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Futu-Magazine

          2009

          Design Week Awards

          Design Week

          • Shortlisted. Editorial Design. Project: FUTU Magazine. http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Futu-Magazine

          2009

          TDC (Type Directors Club) Citation for Typographic Excellence

          TDC

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: FUTU Magazine. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Futu-Magazine

          2009

          SPD 44 (Society of Publication Designers) Medal Finalist

          • Medal Finalist. Design; Entire Issue. Project: Futu Magazine http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Futu-Magazine

          2009

          Design Week Awards

          Design Week

          • Shortlisted. Temporary Exhibition Design. Project: D&AD Awards Gala. http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/D-AD-Awards-Gala

          2009

          TDC (Type Directors Club) Citation for Typographic Excellence

          TDC

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: Plastique Magazine, issue 3. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Plastique-Magazine-Issue-3

          2008

          TDC (Type Directors Club) Citation for Typographic Excellence

          TDC

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: Little Yellow Jacket Mailer.

          2008

          Chimera Awards (Poland) Gold, Silver & Bronze.

          • Gold Award. Best Magazine. Project: Futu Magazine. Silver Award. Typography. Project: Futu Magazine. Silver Award. Front Cover. Project: Futu Magazine. Bronze Award. Contents pages. Project: Futu Magazine. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Futu-Magazine

          2008

          ADC 87 (Art Directors Club). Distinctive Merit

          ADC

          • Distinctive Merit. Poster Design; Public Service/Non-Profit/Educational. Project: BREATHE poster. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Poster/Breathe-Poster

          2008

          SPD 44 (Society of Publication Designers) Merit

          • Merit. Cover. Project: Plastique Issue 1. Merit. Cover. Project: Plastique Issue 2. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Plastique-Magazine-Issue-2

          2008

          Tokyo Type Directors Club.

          • Award. Editorial; Book Design. Project: At This Rate. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Book/At-This-Rate-Booklet

          2008

          Graphis Poster Award.

          • Platinum Award. Project: BREATHE poster http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Poster/Breathe-Poster

          2008

          ADC 87 (Art Directors Club). Merit

          ADC

          • Merit. Editorial Design; Consumer Magazine; Full Issue. Project: Plastique Issue 1 & Plastique Issue 2. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Magazine/Plastique-Magazine-Issue-2

          2008

          Design Week Awards. Editorial Design, Category Winner

          Design Week

          • Editorial Design Category Winner. Project: At This Rate. http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/At-This-Rate-Booklet

          2008

          Creative Review Annual

          Creative Review

          • Project: Photfit; Self-Portraits. http://www.mattwilley.co.uk/Photofit-Self-Portraits

          2008

          D&AD In-Book

          D&AD

          • In-Book. Graphic Design; Posters. Project: BREATHE poster. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Poster/Breathe-Poster

          2007

          TDC (Type Directors Club) Citation for Typographic Excellence

          TDC

          • Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: NB Pulse Issue 1 Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: At This Rate Citation for Typographic Excellence. Project: Quartet: Four Literary Walks Through The V&A

          2007

          AIGA 50/50

          AIGA

          • Project: Mexico, Martin Parr. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Book/Mexico-by-Martin-Parr

          2007

          Taiwan International Poster Design Award.

          • Finalist. Project: BREATHE poster. http://mattwilley.co.uk/filter/Poster/Breathe-Poster