Portfolio


vysk branding


Building and refining the corporate brand for Vysk Communications.
vysk packaging


Designing branded packaging for the Vysk QS1 hardware produced by Vysk.
vysk collateral


Building a comprehensive set of branded materials for marketing Vysk products.
oakland review journal


Leading branding, layout, production and editorial efforts for Carnegie Mellon's student/alumni literary journal, The Oakland Review.
pittsburgh constellation


Building, branding, and refining an online astronomy-outreach website for the Pittsburgh community.
the cyrus of waco


Writing, designing, and illustrating an award-winning concrete poetry collection as a thesis project at Carnegie Mellon.
carnegie mellon press


Laying out poetry collections to be produced by the Carnegie Mellon University Press.
toolbox studios


Collaborating with design and sales teams on clients' web and print projects as an intern at a content marketing firm.
astronomy club


Rebranding and presiding over the CMU Astronomy Club.
misc. photography


Various misc. photography work
publishing in the info age


Leading InDesign classes & producing a physical textbook combining students' final papers.
contour portraits


Creating facial 3/4-view portraits in a characteristic contour style & screen printing the resulting design.
throat-singing booklet


Writing, designing, and Illustrating a short book on the subject of Tuvan Throat-Singing
misc. design


Various misc. design-related work
misc. art


Various misc. artwork
pqhp


Creating a thematic vintage-style newspaper for an art exhibit on the subject of LGBT history in Pittsburgh.
motion graphics


Using After Effects to produce complex animations, illustrate data, and more.
emerging leaders council


Creating a speculative branding package for the charitable organization Emerging Leaders Council.

Matt Finlay is a writer, designer, and artist based in San Antonio, TX. He builds literary and visual narratives for brands, ideas, initiatives & individuals.