48 Fairhazel Gardens
London, Camden NW6 3SJ
Pete Rossi was born just outside Glasgow, Scotland in 1981 to an Italian father and Scottish mother. He went on to graduate with a 1st from the Glasgow School of Art in 2006. He has 14 years experience and 35 international awards to date and has since worked in freelance and full-time capacities for several renowned studios/agencies in the UK and Europe including Marque Creative, Coast Design, Studio Astrid Stavro (Atlas), Design Studio, CCRZ, Jack Morton Worldwide, Anomaly, Fitch, Ogilvy and more. In 2011 he was one of the 50 winners to receive the prestigious Art Directors Club of New York Young Gun award. His work has also been awarded/featured by ADC, Creative Review (The Annual), Communication Arts, Design Week, D&AD, Cannes Lions, Graphis and Red Dot. Pete is actively involved within the design community, having been a guest lecturer at Parsons New School of Design in New York and most recently Brunel University and at his old stomping ground, the Glasgow School of Art. He also appeared as a guest speaker at a one off pop-up event for Sailor Jerry. Pete holds an awarded membership with D&AD, Graphis and The One Club for Creativity (formerly ADC). He has featured as a jury member for design competitions such as the Young Guns in New York and The One Club for Creativity (Denver and San Diego chapters). In 2013, he co-founded design studio RM&CO with Swiss partner Alfio Mazzei, working in fields from Art direction, Branding, Brand guidelines, Book design, Digital media, Typography, Identity, Print and self initiated projects. He divides his time between servicing his own clients and freelance consulting.
Philosophy on Work
Eat good design.
Graphis Poster Annual 2014, Graphis Poster Annual 2015, Graphis Design Annual 2015. Graphis Advertising Annual 2015. Graphis Photography Annual 2015. Graphis Social/Political Annual 2015. Graphis Typography 3 Annual. Graphis Poster Annual 2016. Graphis Design Annual 2017. Graphis Typography 4 Annual 2018. Graphis Branding Annual 7.
Communication Arts Typography Annual 9 (2019) Typefaces, Winner Graphis Branding Annual 7 Silver Graphis Typography 4 Annual Typefaces, Silver Graphis Typography 4 Annual Typefaces, Gold Graphis Design Annual 2018 Brochures, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2018 Websites, Merit Design Week Awards Websites, Nomination Creative Review Annual The Annual 2017 Graphis Logo Annual 9 Logo, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2017 Poster, Silver Graphis Poster Annual 2017 Social/Political, Merit Cannes Design Lions 2016 Bronze Graphis Poster Annual 2016 Social/Political, Gold Graphis Typography 3 Annual Silver Graphis Social/Political Annual 2015 Political, Gold Graphis Social/Political Annual 2015 Political, Silver Graphis Advertising Annual 2015 Fashion, Silver Graphis Photography Annual 2015 Merit, Advertising Graphis Design Annual 2015 Packaging, Gold Graphis Design Annual 2015 Catalogues, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2015 Brochures, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2015 Branding, Merit Graphis Poster Annual 2015 Political, Gold Graphis Poster Annual 2014 Typography, Silver D&AD Annual 2013 Wood Pencil, Catalogues/Brochures Red Dot Design Awards 2013 Distinction, Typography Laus awards 2012 Bronze, Corporate Publication (Studio Astrid Stavro) Laus awards 2012 Bronze, Entire Book, (Studio Astrid Stavro) Laus awards 2012 Bronze, Art Direction in Illustration, (Studio Astrid Stavro) Club de Creativos 2012 In-Book, Nomination, (Studio Astrid Stavro) The Art Directors Club 2011 Young Gun 9, Winner Roses Design Awards 2008 Nomination, Best use of Typography, (The Hub) Roses Design Awards 2008 Silver, Best promotional Item, (The Hub)
Graphis Poster Annual 2014, Typography, Silver Graphis Poster Annual 2015, Political, Gold Graphis Design Annual 2015, Packaging, Gold Graphis Design Annual 2015, Catalogues, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2015, Brochures, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2015, Branding, Merit Graphis Advertising Annual 2015, Fashion, Silver Graphis Photography Annual 2015, Advertising, Merit Graphis Social/Political Annual 2015, Political, Gold Graphis Social/Political Annual 2015, Political, Silver Graphis Typography 3 Annual, Silver Graphis Poster Annual 2016, Social/Political, Gold Graphis Poster Annual 2017, Social/Political, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2017, Poster, Silver Graphis Logo Annual 9, Logo, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2018, Websites, Merit Graphis Design Annual 2018, Brochures, Merit Graphis Typography 4 Annual, Typefaces, Gold Graphis Typography 4 Annual, Typefaces, Silver Graphis Branding 7 Annual, Silver
ADC Young Guns 9
Glasgow School of Art, BA Hons Vis Comm, 1st
Selected career clients: AirHelp, Adidas, Art Directors Club of New York, BMW, Bwatt Magazine, British Council, Deutsche Bank, European Commission (EU), Football For Peace, George Wyllie MBE, Google, Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lynk&Co, Nosakhari, Monotype, MTR (The Mass Transit Railway), Ministry of Sound, Orlebar Brown, HM Government, Hyundai, InfraCapital, Kola Aluko Foundation, Swiss Ram Watches, IM Global, Toyota, Tulchan LLP, Thames & Hudson, Unilever, Universal Music Group and Virgin.
ADC, D&AD, Graphis, Glasgow School of Art.
Area of Expertise
Art direction, Branding & Brand Guidelines, Book & Magazine design, Digital design, Typeface creation/design.