Matter is a New York City based gallery, showroom, and manufacturer, representing a refined selection of national and international contemporary design. The brand is revered as a resource for detecting what lies beyond the horizon in design. Architects and interior designers around the world look to Matter to take the temperature of the current state of design and to look for inspiration. Matter is not just a place to purchase beautiful things, but also a platform for an ongoing conversation about design by the design community and the public alike. Since its inception in 2003, founder and creative director Jamie Gray has had the opportunity to collaborate with and represent some of the most innovative established and promising international design talents. He is currently focused on raising the international perception of contemporary American design through his in-house brand Matter-Made and the representation of the very best manufacturers and independent designers working today.