Matt Maldre

Public spaces artist, photographer, and professional scorecard keeper. Blogs at,,, and

United Way Sweet Taste of Success

Every year Tribune Media Services has a campaign to raise money for United Way. In 2000, the theme is Sweet Taste of Success. Close-up: Deskdrop: Poster: Tallyboard:

Who’s Spying on You logo

Argonne National Laboratories’ festival held every year. One of their departments was providing awareness of internet chatroom security for children and adults.

ScumBugs logo

In the screw-making industry, grease is used to carve out the threads on a screw. It’s labor intensive to remove the grease. Enter scumbugs. ScumBugs is 50-gallon buckets of water with microscopic ameobas that eat the grease off screws. A product sold to the machinery industry, it had to be tough, but not too tough. …

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Artiwu website version 1

Artiwu connects Illinois Wesleyan University art students and alumni. The website contains bios of students and alumni, records of all the email discussions from the listeserv, the largest link database of Chicago art, pictures from years past. It was concieved to increase communication among the alumni and students. This version of the website is no …

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Public Broadcasting Cooperative of Illinois logo

PBCI (The Public Broadcasting Cooperative of Illinois) was formed to make it easy for advertisers or underwriters to work with multiple public radio and/or television stations in Illinois. Until now, to reach a statewide audience via more than 20 public broadcasting stations required more than 20 phone calls, more than 20 rate cards and more …

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Kensington Products on Runway

Kensington released a new line of office products to hold CDs, diskettes and other media. This line of products is so sleek and well-designed they are walking down a runway much to the pleasure of the CDs, floppy diskettes and zip disks in the crowd. I originally created this illustration in Illustrator, and then brought …

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Idea Exchange logo

This logo was done for ACCO Brands’ One to One program where ACCO reaches out to its small office dealers to have an open communication about the ACCO line of office products.

Chicago illustrations

The agency that I worked for, Sales Solutions, put together a planner jam-packed with local and national events and marketing √¨starter ideas√Æ to put our clients in a promotional state of mind. A series of tips included the “Chicago Hot Tip.” Every month we suggested how to combine a seasonal event in Chicago with a …

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