Matt Owens is the creator of Volumeone and is the founding partner at Athletics, a multidisciplinary design and branding agency based in New York City with specializations ranging from art direction, graphic design, branding, motion graphics, web development and experience design.

Matt Owens grew up in Texas, spending his formative years in Austin designing records and flyers for local bands and labels. After graduating from the University of Texas, he went on to earn his MFA in graphic design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Shortly after graduating, Matt started Volumeone focusing on typographic illustration and self published projects.

Matt has spoken internationally and his work has been recognized by the Art Directors Club, The American Center for Design, Print Magazine and the AIGA.



Matt Owens c/o Athletics
210 North 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
matt@athleticsnyc.com
212.851.6074



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Graphic Design for the 21st Century: 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers. Taschen
Fresh Dialogue 2: New Voices in Graphic Design. AIGA Emigre 51: The Deep End
Emigre 34: A young designer's look at the contemporary state of graphic design
IdN Extra 07: Infographics — Designing Data
Art Directors Club - Young Guns - Class 1
Volumeone — SFMOMA - Permanent Collection