Matt Willey

Art Director

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  • Typography, editorial design, Design, Magazine Design, typeface, Magazine, editorial

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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

Work history

Currently

Art Director

The New York Times Magazine

Dec 2014

2015

Co-founder, Co-publisher and Senior Editor

Port Magazine

Mar 2011 - Mar 2015

2014

Design Director

Conde Nast Traveler

Mar 2014 - Nov 2014

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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. 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

    2009

    SPD 44 (Society of Publication Designers) Medal Finalist

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

    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

    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

    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

    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