From The Desk Of: Matt Wright
Jun 30, 2016
We first met Matthew Wright when we were printing lookbooks for Levis Strauss & Co. where he worked as the Global Art Director. For the last 10 years, Matthew has led numerous campaigns for the legendary brand as well as a number of their subsidiaries. We sat down with Matthew to learn more about what drives his creative career.
What’s on your desk?
Fill in the blank: "I don't show up at a meeting without _________."
What's on your reading list?
too much Malcolm Gladwell, i need to read some fiction
I'd pay good money for... / Wouldn't take even if free...
quality / inferior product
I'm early for... / I'm late for...
lunch / dinner
I'm picky about... / Not so picky about....
Proper typography / hmm...
I'm getting better at... / I'm getting worse at...
Editing / patience
Describe your personal aesthetic in three words:
Edited / purposeful / semitransparent
How does one tap into their creative side?
If you love what you're doing it comes naturally
What’s the motto/life philosophy/advice you live by?
Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time
The paper product I can’t live without is ____ and I use it to _____.
A good photo book / get through life
When do you feel like you’re at your best?
When I can combine photography and design into a balanced composition
Branding is __________.
What is the best professional lesson you’ve ever learned?
Open your ears
The vice you’ll never give up is __________.
What is the best advice you’ve received recently?
What is your favorite aspect of your job?
Getting other people excited about the work
make your own
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