Matt Franks

Matt Franks

Professor
Austin Center for Design

Matt is an interaction designer at MyEdu. He was previously Senior Interaction Designer at frog design and the co-owner of Monster Feet design consultancy. Prior to working at frog, Matt was a hybrid interaction / product designer for Target Corporation. His work ranges from mobile systems for both handsets and tablets, to entertainment experiences for TV, web, and video.  In the past 4 years, he has released over 400 products and services into the market.

Matt spends his free time exploring the intersection of digital and physical objects. An avid believer in the MAKE movement, he is continually experimenting with intelligent objects that challenge people’s understanding of technology.

Matt earned his BFA in Industrial Design, with a focus on Interaction Design, from the Savannah College of Art and Design.


Recent Tweets

@Franknatic: RT @garychou: "You know, when I was in law school, they taught us that monopolies were wrong because they hurt price..." http://t.co/4A0aWM…

@Franknatic: RT @JeffDSachs: How the Koch Brothers aim to buy the US political system. What a travesty of democracy. http://t.co/8vZDYL1mER

@Franknatic: Koch Brothers’ Budget of $889 Million for 2016 Is on Par With Both Parties’ Spending http://t.co/sr52DiNAep this is insane!

@Franknatic: RT @Bipartisanism: Things are getting super weird on the deserted streets of #NYC during the #BlizzardOf2015 http://t.co/ib7qsxqUOz

@Franknatic: @TheWinkApp yay!

Recent Work, Articles, and Presentations

 

A Makers Wedding - Photo Booth

Matt's Wedding Photo Booth creation was featured on Instructables on November 7th, 2011. Learn more»

UX for Good: Introduction

This year’s challenge focuses on a particularly wicked problem: Converting the profound feelings elicited by genocide memorials into meaningful and sustainable action. Learn more»