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Martin Batt

Class 2012

Martin Batt is the co-founder of M&C, an international design studio contributing to areas that include user centered design, brand experience strategy and data visualization. Batt sees the world through the lens of trends and cultural manifestations, enabling him to focus on projects that are deeply in-tune with human emotions and behaviors. He obsessively strives to develop strategies that are out to change the world and our experiences of it.


Prior to founding M&C, Martin started his own clothing company at the young age of 21, and has since worked and studied to gain a greater understanding of what gives added value to both brands and consumers. He attended Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and received his Masters in Branding from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He also holds a D&AD Yellow pencil Award for Brand Identity Design.


Batt has developed brand strategies and identities for clients like The Brand Union, BioLite, Avery Dennison and Kimberley Clark. He has received mentorship from Mike Bainbridge, VP of strategy at Sterling Brands and the illustrious faculty and fellow students at the prestigious SVA Masters in Branding program.


He currently resides in the cold north of Oslo Norway, but is on a continuous cycle between London, New York and his newfound love for the great city of Rio de Janeiro. He hopes to one day ensemble the northernmost chapter of AIGA in Norway.


Martin dreams of one day owning a small fishing boat to go with his beard.

The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


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Debbie Millman
Chair, Co-founder


Emily Weiland

Director of Operations, Graduate Advisor


Steven Heller
Co-founder, Faculty Advisor