Matt Smithson


b. 1980, HK.



This site is for showing some of my personal work, the odd stuff, the drawings that scare my grandma.

Take a look around. Say hi.



MATT SMITHSON is a director, animator, designer, and maker of odd drawings of ghosts and things.

He was recognized in 2009 with a Young Gun award from Art Director's Club, and his work was displayed at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York as part of the "Why Design Now?" Triennial Exhibition.

From 2006 - 2017, Matt worked under the name Man vs Magnet, working for such clients as IBM, Showtime, Samsung, and MTV, and do-gooders such as The Girl Effect, UNESCO, and the Ford Foundation. 

In 2017 he joined forces with friend and fellow surfer David Stanfield to create animations under a new name:  Igor + Valentine