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 over 12+ years experience and 34+ international awards 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, Lucky Generals, Anomaly, Fitch 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 by ADC, Creative Review The Annual, Communication Arts, Design Week, D&AD, Cannes Lions, Graphis and Red Dot.
He also holds an awarded membership with D&AD, Graphis and The One Club for Creativity (ADC). He has been a jury member for design competitions such as the Young Guns in New York and most recently The One Club for Creativity (Denver, Colorado chapter) and appeared as a special guest judge/speaker for drinks brand Sailor Jerry. Pete has also been a guest lecturer at Parsons New School of Design in New York.
In 2013, he co-founded design studio RM&CO and in 2018 co-founded type foundry RM&TYPE with Swiss partner Alfio Mazzei, working in fields from Art direction, Branding, Brand guidelines, Book design, Digital, Typography, Identity, Print and self initiated projects.
Selected career clients: Adidas, Art Directors Club of New York, BMW, Bwatt Magazine, British Council, Deutsche Bank, Football For Peace, George Wyllie MBE, Google, Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lynk&Co, Nosakhari, Monotype, MTR (The Mass Transit Railway), Ministry of Sound, HM Government, Hyundai, InfraCapital, Kola Aluko Foundation, Swiss Ram Watches, IM Global, Tulchan LLP, Toyota, Thames & Hudson, Unilever, Universal Music Group and Virgin.