Freelance Graphic Designer, based in South Wales.

“Form Follows Emotion” – Hartmut Esslinger Hello, I’m Matthew Otten. I am a multi-disciplinary designer. My strengths are graphic design for print, photography and illustration. So far in my career I have worked on projects with Tigerprint, 7th Heaven, Ephemeral Coast, Fieldworks and Mission Gallery. I strive to create work that functions great – so before picking up a pencil […]

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Making the Pilot Badges

For this project I was commissioned by artist Marc Rees to develop and produce a collection of pilots badges for Adain Avion (2012 Welsh Cultural Olympiad).

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Exhibition, Portfolio, Video

Dwell Animation

Dwell is an animation about a creature that explore its surroundings. Created at the end of my residency at Swansea College of Art, it was inspired by Nordic and South-East Asian cultures.

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Ephemeral Coast Website

Part of my involvement on the Ephemeral Coast project saw me redeveloping with official website. The redesign focused on large images, clear typography and a more balanced layout.

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Urban was my graduate show piece. Inspired by the urban fox, I cut sheets of steel and glass to create an installation.

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