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 42 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.
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, The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), 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.