Clinton Campbell was born in Cape Town in 1978. He grew up in Durban and matriculated from Westville Boys High School in 1996. He returned to the Cape the following year to study a BA in applied graphics at the University of Stellenbosch. He currently lives and works in Cape Town and is a partner at Muti, an illustration and design studio formed in 2011. He enjoys working in a variety of styles and disciplines, from hand typography to vector illustration.