Matt Willey

Matt Willey

Graphic Designer / Partner at PentagramUnited States
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Matt Willey

Matt Willey

Graphic Designer / Partner at PentagramUnited States
About me
Graphic Designer. Partner at Pentagram, New York. Previously the Art Director of The New York Times Magazine.
Projects
  • Buy Fonts Save Lives website
    Buy Fonts Save Lives websiteRedesign of the www.buyfontssavelives.com website, a lovely initiative set up by Paul Harpin to raise money for cancer charities. We also donated new (2.0) versions of the following typefaces to the initiative (typefaces designed by Matt Willey with assistance from Diana Ovezea): AType (2.0) Blakey Slab (2.0) BWord (2.0) MFred (2.0) MFred Rounded (2.0) NSW01 (2.0) Timmons NY (2.0) Project team: Adriana Ji, Joe Graham & Sam Morgan Animation: Anastasia Kharchenko All money made by #BuyFontsSav
  • UN 75th Anniversary Stamps.
    UN 75th Anniversary Stamps.Three sets (“mini-sheets”) of two stamps each available in three denominations (US$ 1.20, CHF 2,00, € 1,80), each with a different color combination, designed for the United Nations, commemorating the organizations 75th anniversary. The stamps are issued by offices in New York, Geneva and Vienna. Available here: https://unstamps.org/shop/un75-75th-anniversary-of-the-united-nations/ The stamp typography is custom drawn by Matt Willey, with the quote on the mini-sheets set in Mānuka (designed by
  • New York Times Magazine. Life Above 800ft.
    New York Times Magazine. Life Above 800ft.A special New York themed issue of The New York Times Magazine about life above 800ft. The entire issue (including all ads and puzzles) was turned sideways to create a tall format to reflect the editorial theme.
  • INQUE Magazine on Kickstarter
    INQUE Magazine on KickstarterHere's a one minute film we did with Cillian Murphy explaining our new literature magazine, INQUE. Large format, print-only, ad-free and an extraordinary list of contributors. One issue per year, for ten years. 2021—2030. For all the details please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inque/inque-magazine
  • Typefaces raising money for The Bail Project.
    Typefaces raising money for The Bail Project.At the beginning of the year I gave all my typefaces to the BuyFontsSaveLives initiative to raise $$ for Cancer charities. The new site is taking longer than we had hoped. Any $$ made in meantime will go to The Bail Project, a nonprofit that provides free bail assistance, reunites families, and restores the presumption of innocence.
  • Killing Eve Extended Title Sequence. Season 3, episode 7.
    Killing Eve Extended Title Sequence. Season 3, episode 7.Concept, design and art direction of a new extended (30 second) title sequence for the BBC drama Killing Eve. --------- Design and art direction: Matt Willey Motion graphics: Pablo Delcan Director of photography: Giles Revell Type design: Matt Willey CG animation: Shira Inbar
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Projects credited in
  • The Philosophy Book
    The Philosophy Book
  • Port Issue 22
    Port Issue 22Creative direction of Port issue 22, with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the cover.
Work history
    Pentagram logo
    Pentagram logo
    PartnerPentagram
    New York, United StatesFull Time
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    Art DirectorThe New York Times Magazine
     - New York, United StatesFull Time
Skills
  • Corporate Identity
  • Art Direction
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication
  • Creative Direction
  • Logo Design
  • Layout
  • Graphic Design
  • Magazine Design
  • Book Design
  • Posters
  • Branding Identity
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    BA, Graphic DesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom