Dowland is the multidisciplinary design studio of Matthew Chrislip, currently operating out of London.


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Matthew Chrislip founded his independent practice, Dowland, in 2008 in New York City. The studio’s work focuses primarily on projects within the cultural sectors—including architecture, photography, and fashion—in addition to serving nonprofit entities. The studio’s range of output covers graphic design, products, clothing, environments, research, writing, and education.

Matthew has a BFA in Graphic Design and French Studies from Brigham Young University (2007) and an MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art (2013). He has taught and lectured at the Parsons School of Design, the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and the Winchester School of Art.

Selected clients:

Annie Leibovitz
Bernard Tschumi Architects
Carolina Herrera
Condé Nast
The Gentlewoman
Housing Works
Kent School of Architecture
The International New York Times
Participatory Budgeting in NYC
Various Projects / Project No. 8
Yale University Art Gallery


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RO/LU Studio Blog