Matthew Tarpley

Matthew Tarpley

New York, NY, US

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Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Matt earned a BA in Design from the University of Florida in 2011 and a MA from MIT in 2016. Matt has worked for multiple architecture firms in Boston and New York, most recently at Morphosis Architects and Thinc Design. His work on small-scale installations and large-scale master planning projects has won design awards, been featured at the Tribeca Film Festival and publications like WIRED magazine.

Matt grew up on a healthy diet of science fiction films and punk music that continues to permeate his life and work.


Thinc Design, New York, NY, US, Exhibition Designer

Sep 2017 - current

Morphosis Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

Jun 2016 - Jul 2017

Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer

Feb 2016 - Jun 2016

Young Projects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Utile, Inc., Boston, MA, US, Designer

Jan 2014 - Sep 2014


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2012 - Jun 2016

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2011

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