Matteo Bologna is the founder and President of New York-based Mucca Design Corporation, where he also serves as Creative Director. Born and raised in Milan, Italy, Matteo’s grounding in architecture, graphic design, illustration and typography facilitated his early business successes and inspired his decision to create a New York agency.
Under Matteo Bologna’s direction the Mucca Design team has solved numerous design challenges and created uniquely successful identities for widely varied brands, among them Adobe, Balthazar, Country, Harper Collins, André Balazs’ Hotels AB, Random House, Rizzoli, Sant Ambroeus, Schiller’s, the Standard Hotel Restaurants in Los Angeles, and Target. Mucca Design is also responsible for the highly successful re-branding of Rizzoli in Italy and its paperback division, BUR.
The designs and typography produced by the Mucca Design team have been widely recognized by industry publications, competitions and exhibitions, including: AIGA, Communication Arts, Eye, Graphis, HOW, PRINT, STEP, The Art Directors Club, The James Beard Foundation, and The Type Directors Club.
Matteo frequently accepts invitations to participate in judging panels for industry competitions and act as a speaker to audiences of design professionals. When he isn’t obsessing over typeface and design details, Matteo can be found obsessing over his lovely wife and their adorable young daughters Olivia and Sofia.