I wish I was the type of person who handled multitasking well. Don’t get me wrong I’ll do everything I’m supposed to do but it will be completed with a crumpled brow, frazzled hair and a lingering sense of panic. A cool approach is what’s needed – that or eight arms.
While he probably doesn’t have octopus arms, Matt Chase still manages to produce projects in both graphic design and illustration, to an accomplished, aesthetically pleasing standard as well. With an array of editorial spreads, posters, type work and brand identities among other things in his portfolio, Matt is certainly versatile and employing a variety of styles from vintage Americana to slicker, more contemporary approaches, demonstrates his adaptability. With engaging, playful and colourful work, it’s clear Matt just really has fun with what he does. If only we could all produce such calm and collected results with our haphazard tentacles…
- Kyle Platts and Andy Baker's animation takes us on a kaleidoscopic trip through the park
- Casper Balslev shows ballerinas wielding AK-47s in his ad for the Royal Danish Theatre
- An unusual custom typeface and great layouts for new print mag Migrant
- Bold, minimal-leaning graphic design from hot new studio Vrints-Kolsteren
- Daniel Savage’s monochrome animation plays with geometry and space
- Waverly Labs launches an earpiece that translates languages in real time
- Anna Ginsburg explores sex and female orgasms in this hilarious animation (NSFW)
- Arne Svenson’s portraits of his New York neighbours taken through apartment windows
- Milton Glaser: we talk drawing, ethics, Shakespeare and Trump with the graphic design legend
- The Co-op returns to its old “clover leaf” logo from the 1960s
- Strange posters and superb typography from Venetian studio Tankboys
- Should designers specialise early, or have a “portfolio career”?