Hi! I’m Matt Downey, a designer, writer, & founder dedicated to improving products through thoughtful design.

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Latest work

Designing a new brand, mobile apps, and desktop experience for KITEWIRE Mobility

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The Pomodoro Technique for creative flow and productivity

For the past two weeks I've been using the Pomodoro Technique to get my work done. And I have to say, I'm surprised by the results. So far it's proven to be an incredibly efficient way to get both my client work and personal responsibilities off the plate.

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Rebranding and updating

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Rebranding and updating

Rebranding something personal is hard. In fact, many people push it aside, making excuses about not having enough time. I'm guilty of that. After several failed attempts, I finally put my foot down. It was time to whip this ol' site back in to shape.

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Goals for 2018

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Goals for 2018

With the new year upon us, I decided to take some time and write out a few goals for 2018. I'm not typically one for resolutions, as I don't think you need to wait for a fresh year to start changing bad habits. But there is something about the cyclical nature of time that makes it easier to start something on January 1st.

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Current playlists

In my book, design and music go hand in hand. These are some of the Spotify playlists that get me in a creative zone.