Shadow

Logo animation for American womenswear label, Loft. Part of a series of three. Co-directed by Tom Darracott & Carl Burgess. Music by We Are Father.

Day

Logo animation for American womenswear label, Loft. Part of a series of three. Co-directed by Tom Darracott & Carl Burgess. Music by We Are Father.

Night

Logo animation for American womenswear label, Loft. Part of a series of three. Co-directed by Tom Darracott & Carl Burgess. Music by We Are Father.

Tom Darracott Showreel Two

Showreel presenting a selection of recent work. Included are projects for Nike, Wallpaper, Chanel, H &M, Mercedes Benz, Investec, Creative Review, INT Works, Doubleday & Cartwright, Granta, and Time's Arrow.

Time's Arrow–The Arrival

Brand video for New York based handbag label, Time's Arrow. Capturing the line's proclivity for all things curious and bold, Tom and creative collaborator Carl Burgess create the oddly inviting dreamworld of texture rich handbags and hyperreal objects. Directed by Tom Darracott and Carl Burgess. Music by Golden Hum.

Granta

Art direction, design and illustration for the hardcover edition of Hawthorn and Child, written by Irish author, Keith Ridgway. Published by Granta Books.

LOFT Summer 2014: Hello, Sunshine

Collection video for American womenswear label, LOFT. Co-directed by Tom Darracott & Carl Burgess. Music by We Are Father.

Granta

Art direction, design and illustration for the hardcover edition of Hawthorn and Child, written by Irish author Keith Ridgway. Published by Granta Books.

Fabric

Poster design for London nightclub, Fabric. The Masks series was awarded "Best in Book" in the Creative Review annual, and featured in "Images of the Year" in the British Journal of Photography.

Fabric

Poster design for London nightclub, Fabric. The Masks series was awarded "Best in Book" in the Creative Review annual, and featured in "Images of the Year" in the British Journal of Photography.

Fabric

Poster design for London nightclub, Fabric. The Masks series was awarded "Best in Book" in the Creative Review annual, and featured in "Images of the Year" in the British Journal of Photography.

Fabric

A series of posters for world renowned London night club, Fabric. Created during Tom's tenure at Village Green.

Fabric

A series of posters for world renowned London night club, Fabric. Created during Tom's tenure at Village Green.

Fabric

A series of posters for world renowned London night club Fabric. Created during Tom's tenure at Village Green.

Fabric

A series of posters for world renowned London night club, Fabric. Created during Tom's tenure at Village Green.

Fabric

A series of posters for world renowned London night club, Fabric. Created during Tom's tenure at Village Green.

Wallpaper* Magazine

Film for Wallpaper* Magazine's 2013 Design Awards, featuring live action and digital compositions of the winners for each award category.

Tom Darracott Showreel 2011

Produced in 2011, Tom's first showreel features work for Mark Ronson, The Vinyl Factory, Nike, Fabric, MMX, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Paint Repaint, and Zeit Magazine.

Mark Ronson

Record and campaign artwork for Sony BMG. A series of type and image based posters were designed, pasted, ripped and photographed to emulate the aesthetic of street flyposters. Original photography by David Hughes. Project completed at Village Green.

Mark Ronson

Record and campaign artwork for Sony BMG. A series of type and image based posters were designed, pasted, ripped and photographed to emulate the aesthetic of street flyposters. Original photography by David Hughes. Project completed at Village Green.

Mark Ronson

Record and campaign artwork for Sony BMG. A series of type and image based posters were designed, pasted, ripped and photographed to emulate the aesthetic of street flyposters. Original photography by David Hughes. Project completed at Village Green.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Record and campaign artwork for Interscope Records. Photography by Urs Fischer, art direction by Karen O. Project completed at Village Green.

Mark Ronson

Record and campaign artwork for Sony BMG. A series of type and image based posters were designed, pasted, ripped and photographed to emulate the aesthetic of street flyposters. Original photography by David Hughes. Project completed at Village Green.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Record and campaign artwork for Interscope Records. Photography by Urs Fischer, art direction by Karen O. Project completed at Village Green.

Granta

Cover design for the novel The Two Kinds of Decay, detailing author Sarah Manguso's struggle with illness and transition into adulthood.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Zeit Magazin

The German newspaper, Zeit Magazin, commissioned various contemporary product designers to conceptualize new interpretations of everyday objects. Working in collaboration with Carl Burgess and Thomas Traum, Tom created highly stylized 3d models and scenes.

Mercedes Benz by Tom Darracott

Development work for Mercedes Benz 3 x 10 second commercials. Direction by Carl Burgess, production by Blink Ink, post-production by The Mill, sound by Mcasso, and development by Tom Darracott and Thomas Traum.

Crash Marks

Motorbike helmet covered in blackboard paint, and decorated with chalk. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Crash Marks

Motorbike helmet covered in blackboard paint, and decorated with chalk. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Crash Marks

Motorbike helmet covered in blackboard paint, and decorated with chalk. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Crash Marks

Motorbike helmet covered in blackboard paint, and decorated with chalk. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

Numbers

Art direction and design of Here, an EP from British electronic artist Deadboy. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess of More Soon. Photography by Tamin.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site Fact. An identity and flexible branding system was created combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

The Vinyl Factory

The Vinyl Factory is an enterprise responsible for numerous music and arts ventures including; exhibition curation, limited edition vinyl boxsets, Phonica records, and the excellent music site, Fact. Tom created an identity and flexible branding system, combining a logotype with a series of experimental marks. Project completed at Village Green.

Numbers

Art direction and design of Here, an EP from British electronic artist Deadboy. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess of More Soon. Photography by Tamin.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. In collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. In collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. In collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Beast

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. Created in collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Big Beasts

Skewed portraits of the leading figures from Margaret Thatcher's government in 1980s Britain. In collaboration with Carl Burgess at More Soon.

Kiss Kiss

A dreamlike film piece created for the Creative Review / Blurb Bursary Program. The film reflects Tom's interest in airbrush art, elevating mundane, everyday objects into totems of high luxury and decadence.

Kiss Kiss

A dreamlike film piece created for the Creative Review / Blurb Bursary Program. The film reflects Tom's interest in airbrush art, elevating mundane, everyday objects into totems of high luxury and decadence.

Kiss Kiss

A dreamlike film piece created for the Creative Review / Blurb Bursary Program. The film reflects Tom's interest in airbrush art, elevating mundane, everyday objects into totems of high luxury and decadence.

032c

Fashion editorial for Berlin fashion and art magazine, 032c. Accessories from Prada and Dior are presented amongst a collection of bones and geometric shapes. Photography by David Hughes. Project completed whilst at Village Green.

032c

Fashion editorial for Berlin fashion and art magazine, 032c. Accessories from Prada and Dior are presented amongst a collection of bones and geometric shapes. Photography by David Hughes. Project completed whilst at Village Green.

About

Tom Darracott is an animator and art director based in England. He studied visual communication at Saint Martins and joined the design studio Village Green where he worked on a wide range of graphic design, from corporate branding to 3D illustration. While at Village Green his work won numerous awards including images of the year in the British Journal of Photography and Best in Book in the Creative Review Annual. Tom now runs his own practice creating a variety of digital and print-based works.

Clients

Frequently working in collaboration with other creatives and agencies, Tom aims to create fresh, forward looking art and design. Select client list includes Nike, Time’s Arrow, Mercedes Benz, O32C, H&M, Fabric Night Club, Becks, Zeit Magazin, Granta, Interscope Records, Wallpaper Magazine, The Vinyl Factory, Nokia, Sony and Sky.

Publications

Tom has been featured in numerous publications including +81 Next Creativity issue, A5 Magazine, Sensation-Theme promo and campaign, and High Touch: Tactile Design and Visual Explorations.