Matthew Plumstead is the founder of McCarty Quinn, a design studio and manufacturer based in Saint Paul Minnesota. After graduating from Cranbrook Academy of Art, where he was a Knoll scholar, Matthew introduced Clip Tree at ICFF through the Bernhardt Design-sponsored ICFF studio to much fanfare. That same year, his project at Cranbrook for Herman Miller, Integrated Workstation helped win Cranbrook an ICFF Editor's Choice award as well as a Red Dot Design Concepts: Best of the best award.