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.

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.

Matt has won various honours for his work including two Premier Awards from the International Society of Typographic Designers, Silver Awards from the Society of Publications Designers and The Art Directors Club, a Platinum Award from Graphis as well as recognition from D&AD, The Design Week Awards, The Type Directors Club, and AIGA.

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