Matt Pyke 

(*1967) is a painter, photographer, artist, curator, designer, animator, director, producer and lecturer based in a log cabin studio in Sheffield, UK.

Creative director Matt Pyke founded Universal Everything after 8 years at the internationally renowned studio, The Designers Republic from 1996 - 2004.

Working with everything from pencils to generative design, Universal Everything is a diverse studio at the crossover between design and art. With commissions ranging from packaging to stadium events, for clients from Apple, Audi and Nokia to the London 2012 Olympics. Their works have shown in galleries from the Victoria & Albert Museum - London, The Museum of Modern Art - New York to Colette - Paris.

Matt Pyke has lectured to audiences worldwide including D&AD President's Lecture Series, Cambridge University and Apple stores across the USA


Source: Universal Everything



Matt Pyke, london, design


‘vE-”jA: Art + Technology of Live Audio-Video (2006) by Xarene Eskander is a global snapshot of an exploding genre of tech-art performance: VJing and live audio-video. The book covers 40 international artists with 400+ colour images and 50+ movies and clips on an accompanying DVD and web downloads. (VJ Book)

Sonic Graphics/Seeing Sound (2000) by Matt Woolman presents exemplary work from studios around the world in three sections: Notation analyses the use of sign and symbol systems in creating identity and branding for music artists, recording projects and performances; Material considers how products can package the intrinsic nature of the music they contain; and Atmosphere looks at how space and multidimensional environmeaants can be used to visualize sound. A reference section includes studio websites and a glossary. (Thames & Hudson)



That Track 3D (2004) appears on Hexstatic's 2004 CD/DVD release Master View (ZEN92). This is the anaglyph version. Watch it wearing 3D glasses for the full effect.

Addictive TV was formed in 1992. The UK DJ/producers and audiovisual artists are the team behind Optronica - the visual music and VJ festival held at the NFT and British Film Institute IMAX in London, UK. In 2006, in the international publication DJMag annual poll, Addictive TV were voted #1 VJs in the world for a second time (the first being in 2004 in the magazine's first ever VJ poll alongside their Top 100 DJ poll). In 2009, they created official remixes of Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire for film company Pathe and Vin Diesel movie Fast & Furious for Universal as alternative trailers. (Wikipedia)

Art That Moves: The Work of Len Lye (2009) by Roger Horrocks, author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed 2001 Len Lye: A biography, shifts the focus from Len Lye's life to his art practice and innovative aesthetic theories about "the art of motion," which continue to be relevant today. Going beyond a general introduction to Len Lye and his artistic importance, this in-depth book offers a detailed study of his aesthetics of motion, analyzing how these theories were embodied in his sculptures and films. (Amazon)

Field is a graphic design studio using generative strategies, led by Marcus Wendt and Vera-Maria Glahn. They design custom software tools and processes to express an idea across a wide range of media: from print to animation, interactive installations and websites. (Field)

David Muth (1971) is a London-based artist, musician and programmer. His projects range from installations and responsive environments, through video and experimental documentary, to composition and performance of music. (Royal College of Art)