Matt Clough [Cl-uff] is an illustrator based in the medieval Tudor town of Shrewsbury, UK.

He creates conceptual illustrations with a focus on visual metaphors. Utilising line, shape, bold colours and texture, his work draws influence from his love of visual puzzles and Post-War & Mid-Century Modern design.


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Image Licences
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Awards & Shortlists
  • Communication Arts 2024 Illustration Competition – Shortlisted
  • 3x3 International Illustration Awards 2023 – Merit Award
  • Communication Arts 2023 Illustration Competition – Shortlisted
  • Global Healthcare Illustration Awards 2022 – Shortlisted
  • The AOI World Illustration Awards 2022 – Shortlisted
  • Communication Arts 2022 Illustration Competition – Shortlisted 
  • 3x3 International Illustration Awards 2020 – Merit Award
  • Talenthouse BBC Peaky Blinders Competition – Winner

Selected Clients
BBC Science Focus

The Big Issue


Business Insider 

Columbia University

The Economist
Foreign Affairs

Harvard Business Review

Johns Hopkins Magazine

Milwaukee Magazine

Money Magazine

Oprah Magazine
Philadelphia Magazine


Prevention Magazine

Rolling Stone

Scientific American

The Sunday Times Magazine

Temple Health Magazine


The Washington Post


Wired UK
© Matt Harrison Clough 2024