Magnus Voll Mathiassen is an independent graphic designer and illustrator, and has been running his own practice MVM since 2009. He co-founded the design studio Grandpeople in 2005 after graduating with an MA in Visual Communication. His work experience includes Nike USA, Neenah Paper, Rune Grammofon, Microsoft, Buskerud County Council, Sony PlayStation,ESPN Magazine, and more. Mathiassen has been featured in numerous books and magazines, and exhibited at Chamount International Poster Festival and Somerset House. He lives and works in Norway.