Matthias A. Megyeri

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

London, United Kingdom


2007, 2008, 2009


Oct 2007 - Dez 2007


Born in 1973 in Stuttgart/Germany.

He studied product design at the Royal College of Art in London and visual communication at the Academy for Design at the ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. Coming from a design background in political posters, Megyeri now works as an artist and designer in London and Stuttgart.

In 2003 he founded Sweet Dreams Security™, a commercial brand, that is both a business and a research project for security products with non-threatening designs.

Selected exhibitions: »Don’t Panic!«, Architecture Foundation, London (2007); »UK Jack, OK!«, Colette, Paris, Comme des Garçons, London and Isetan, Tokyo (2006); »Safety Nest«, SESC, São Paulo (2006); »SAFE – Design Takes on Risk«, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2005-2006); »Pop Noir«, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2005-2006); »Great Brits«, British Council, touring worldwide (2005-2007).

His work was included in the publications: »& Fork«, Phaidon (2007); »Home Cultures« (2006); »SAFE – Design Takes on Risk«, Museum of Modern Art exhibition catalogue (2005); »Crime Prevention and Community Safety« (2004), and in various magazines and newspapers, including Art Review and The New York Times.

Megyeri received a »Creative Pioneer« award by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), London in 2005, and an Esmée Fairbairn Foundation fellowship in 2004.