In The Press

Here's What they Say in The Press


Denver Post, 2011

May 26, 2012

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Westword, 2011

January 4, 2011

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Print RDA, 2009

November/December 2009

Print's Regional Design Annual features 2 wins. One for Cinemocracy and one for MATTERIAL, plus a short feature on MATTERIAL in the back pages of the Annual.



Print End Product Feature, 2009

November/December 2009

MATTERIAL earned a feature in the back of Print's biggest issue.



Art for Obama

Ginko Press, December 2009

Our Hope, Change, Progress works Presented at Manifest Hope, Denver are included here the original are owned by Hill Harper. We have paper prints from the same hand cut stencils here.



Denver Post, 2009 BOOM, Denver Public Schools

December, 2008

A synopsis of the MDPL program in which we taught students to layout and produce their own school magazine, Manual High School.


Dwell

July 2008

Dwell Magazine includes MATTERIAL in the Their Office Supplies Issue and feature..



Clarion

July 2009

DU school Newspaper Covers the Tolerance Trunk we designed and built for CJS at DU. (Center for Judaic Studies).




Westword

December 2008

Covering our PrintSale an party for 2008. Scene not Herd



Denver Post, 2008

December 2008

Andy Bosselman's article.



Buffalo Business Journal, August 2008

August 15, 2008

Reporting on the Work at BASCS in Buffalo with the TypeCon service work initiative chaired by Carima El Behary, and taught by Stewf Coles, Stephanie Gerling, Ben Van Dyke and Rick Griffith.



Westword

December 2007

Covering our PrintSale an party for 2007. Prints Charming? Who the Hell is that?



Print RDA, 2006

2007

Regional Design Annual Published in 2004 these works seemed focused around our letterpress printing. The four pieces highlighted here were all printed in the studio and also represent two of the three most important collaborations of the studio thus far, one with Educator and Typographer Ed Fella and the other with Publisher and designer of Sherbert Magazine Dan Weise.



Print RDA, 2003

2004

Published in 2004 these works seemed focused around our letterpress printing. The four pieces highlighted here were all printed in the studio and also represent two of the three most important collaborations of the studio thus far, one with Educator and Typographer Ed Fella and the other with Publisher and designer of Sherbert Magazine Dan Weise.



Best Of Business card Design, 2006

Black Coffee Design and Rockport publishers 2006

Our business card design for the Magic Circle Mime Company made it into this book. Of course a MIME company has a card with a Blind Emboss.



One Color Graphics, 2004

Rockport Publishers, Chen Design Associates 2004

A book all about 1 color jobs, which we did a lot of in our first few years... Some new, some old and clearly some blue works made it into Chen's book for Rockport on one color graphics, it can take you back to the times of desperate low budget work, ouch. Farrell Lowe was a great collaborator and client and Mike Ross from the Miller theatre in NY was behind a number of great works of this time. I love low budget work. Kinda.



All Messed Up, 2004

2004

Anna Gerber and Laurence King Publishers contacted us from the UK and asked for some misprints for their book, apparently our misprints were good enough for inclusion in the book that ends up being a little difficult to find stateside.



Touch, 2002

2002

Rockport Publishers published this book all about the tactile nature of graphic deign works. We were pleased to design the book and the author asked us to contribute the objects which we were dispensing at the time to communicate with prospects, clients and allies.


Rocky Mountain News

7/14/2003

Dear friend and client Phil Silberman is captured in this piece, showing off his invention the 'poetrycard' and we are proud to be mentioned in the article. Phil came to Rick almost 5 years to the date (of the article) with a crude prototype looking for some ideas about how this quirky word game might make itself into a piece of ephemera.



The Denver Post

7/14/2003

Rick's family homesteaded a storefront in NW Denver and this story, while not showing a single picture of the bathroom, seems to feature the griffith family rest stop. It goes into some detail about the rest of the house too.



Print RDA, 2002

7/14/2003

Almost entirely MATTER branded products and promos are the fare of this Regional Design inclusion...from Print. I don't think we're willing to concede that the work we did for clients was bad. It was a while ago, I'm not sure if I remember that well.



Denver Business Journal

7/14/2003

Patrick's Sweeney wrote this article after becoming fascinated with the work we did and the kinds of apparatus we had on hand. I suppose we were thrilled. I think this might have been a case of business fetishism.



Print RDA, 2001

October, 2001

Music, Posters, Identity, and packaging were all represented in the 2001 Regional Design Annual. All produced during MATTER's first year and a half. 10 Projects got their 15 mins of fame.