Matt graduated from Central St Martins in 1997. Having gained valuable experience at a handful of small design companies he joined the internationally acclaimed studio Frost Design, later becoming Creative Director. In 2005 he co-founded Studio8 Design with Zoë Bather.

Matt is a co-founder, and senior editor, of Port Magazine, which launched in February of 2011. He is also a co-founder of Avaunt Magazine, which launched in April, 2015.

Matt is on the board of the Editoral Design Organisation and is the Vice Chairman of The Typographic Circle. He is a visiting lecturer at Skolen For Visuel Kommunikation in Denmark.

In 2014 Matt was named 'Designer of the Year' by Creative Review.

He is currently the Art Director of The New York Times Magazine.