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Mike Matas

Mike Matas

American user interface designer and icon artist
Mike Matas
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Intro American user interface designer and icon artist
Is Designer Artist Graphic designer Inventor
From United States of America
Type Arts Business Creativity
Gender male
Birth 23 March 1986, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Age 35 years
Star sign Aries
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Michael "Mike" Matas (born in Seattle, Washington, March 23, 1986) is a user interface designer and icon artist. He has previously worked at The Omni Group doing interface and graphic design work. Matas co-founded Delicious Monster in 2004 together with Wil Shipley. He later worked at Apple, Inc. and designed some of the major user interfaces in Mac OS X, iOS for iPhone and iPads. In addition, he has been listed as the co-inventor on patents Apple has filed. He later left Apple.

After Apple Matas worked on the team that designed the Nest Learning Thermostat. He then founded Push Pop Press, a digital publishing company that created Al Gore's interactive book Our Choice.

Matas presented at TED in 2011 on his work at Push Pop for Al Gore's interactive book Our Choice

During his time at Facebook he was integral to the design of Facebook Paper, Facebook's alternative iOS application and Facebook Instant Articles.

He is currently working with Adam Menges, and Markus Beissinger on a new start-up, Lobe.ai. Lobe.ai is "creating an easy-to-use visual tool to help give people from diverse backgrounds and disciplines the ability to invent with deep learning".. It was announced that Lobe would be acquired by Microsoft on September 13, 2018.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 13 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/05/07/21/delicious_monster_co_founder_joins_apple_interface_team.html
https://www.engadget.com/2005/07/21/mike-matas-going-to-cupertino/
http://blog.cocoia.com/2010/interview-mike-matas/
http://www.mikematas.com/#!about/
http://www.cultofmac.com/125838/the-father-of-the-ipod-has-invented-the-smartest-coolest-thermostat-youll-ever-see/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/28/al-gore-our-choice-app-push-pop-press_n_854783.html
http://pushpoppress.com/ourchoice/
http://readwrite.com/2011/08/03/facebooks_mysterious_hire_the_guy_who_designed_muc
http://www.mikematas.com/#!2Rs/1QcF/ui_design/al_gore's_our_choice
https://lobe.ai/about
http://www.mikematas.com/#!about
https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2018/09/13/microsoft-acquires-lobe-to-help-bring-ai-development-capability-to-everyone/
http://pushpoppress.com/
http://mikematas.com
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