About us

I am an industrial designer for Housefish as well as designing under my own name, Jeffrey Matthias Design. I design good looking furniture, new products model, electronic products, plastic molding parts, metal parts, etc, for local production using sustainable materials and manufacturing practices.


Bachelor of Arts in industrial design—Metropolitan State College of Denver, December 2009

Bachelor of Arts in sculpture—Ohio State University, August 2001

Associate of Applied Science in automotive technology—Columbus State Community College, circa 2003

Awards and Offices

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Metro State Student Chapter—Vice President, 2009–2010

Phoenix Contemporary Design Fair—contest runner-up for the downloadable coffee table (The Mod), 2008

Design Within Reach (Boulder, Colo., store) student design competition—(Sw/tch) product design selected for store display, May 2009

Oregon Humane Society “Paws & Saws” student furniture design contest—winner for cat-perch bookshelf design, June 2009

Pride Mobility student contest—first-place winner for wheelchair design, May 2009


Kontakt Magazine, April/May 2008—recognized for downloadable coffee table design (The Mod) with product shot and mention

Thingiverse.com, June 2009—product shot of downloadable bar-height dining table (The Pub) and link to bio page highlighted on the homepage under “Featured Things”

Non-Design Awards and Certifications

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-certified master mechanic

Eagle Scout Award