Hi, my name is Matthew Blode and I make things for the internet. I currently work at Expense Check.

Selected projects

Summer 2016

Expense Check

Website Design & Development


I was hired to design and develop the Expense Check website. A Melbourne-based start-up with the mission to save you from overpaying on your bills. Their technology automatically detects where you’re overpaying and switches you to a better deal.

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Spring 2016

Self-Driving Car Concept

3D Modelling


For a school project I designed and 3D modelled a fully autonomous, self-driving concept vehicle that is powered by a high-performance electric battery. The car’s sleek aerodynamic form is inspired by a dolphin’s streamlined curves.

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Spring 2016

Ridesharing App Prototype

App UI/UX Design


I have designed and created a prototype for an app allowing users to request a self-driving vehicle to pick them up from their location. The vehicle would then autonomously drive the passenger to their destination. It is as simple as tapping a button and getting a ride.

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Autumn 2016

Cool Cactus

Website Design & Development


Cool Cactus is a Melbourne-based business that sells indoor plants, pots, and other cool things. They reached out to me to help create an interactive website design that offers clear and concise details about the store, while also representing their contemporary brand identity.

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Winter 2015

Hayley Lauren Design

Website Design & Development


Hayley Lauren is a textile designer and artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Hayley’s art and designs come in a variety of styles including watercolour, organic line work, stencils cuts and detailed wildlife drawings. I was asked to create a website with a minimalist aesthetic to help present her free-flowing works.

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Autumn 2014 – Ongoing

Open Source Projects

Front-end Development


I have created a large variety of open source projects and experiments released freely on GitHub. This includes two of my highly popular projects, Marx and Burger.

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