After RISD Matt came to NYC, designing product for a diverse clientele and a handful of local industrial design firms before joining Pollen Design as Design Director in 2010.
There, he managed the award-winning firm’s client projects and led a multidisciplinary team providing holistic branding, design, product development, manufacturing, e-tail, and marketing support services for Prepara kitchen tools.
Matt has a combination of tenacity for technical and IP challenges, and a design sensitivity attuned to luxury and lifestyle brands. Matt has travelled in two dozen countries, absorbing polyglot culture and perspectives. Lately he's often found at The Shop, a communal motorcycle garage and workshop he founded in Brooklyn.