The Gang Studio took over the Rumour Has It branding as part of our on going series working and collaborating with different artists.
Gang studio was founded by artist and designer, Jimi (crayon). Jimi started his career spray-painting murals and canvases for the uk’s first graffiti art gallery, rarekind in 2001. He then signed to two of the biggest illustration agencies in the world, cia in london, and ba-reps in nyc, enabling him to work with global brands like apple, microsoft, nike and adidas. He is also one of the founding members of the worlds premier art battle concept, secret walls. In 2015 jimi became a senior designer at the award-winning design studio, ilovedust.
Jimi set up gang studio in 2017 in an effort to use his experience, creativity, and love of design to effect positive social and environmental change
Gang studio collaborate with forward-thinking brands and nonprofit organisations on progressive creative projects that work in harmony with planet earth and its inhabitants. They are committed to using our platform to support and raise awareness for social and environmental causes around the world.
Hatch is the latest in the Rumour Has It takeover. We are collaborating with a number of artists to do brand takeovers creating interesting takes on our logo.
Hatch is the moniker of London-based artist & illustrator Dave Smith.
Mixing bold linework with highly detailed patterns & tone he creates graphic, eye-catching compositions. Hatch’s work features a variety of characters and iconography dug up from his imagination and discovered in his surroundings.
Hatch was the winner of the 2016 Secret Walls x London league
You can check his work out here http://www.hatch-art.com/
Our third collaboration come from the incredible Russell Taysom - putting his very unique spin on the Rumour Has It branding.
Russell an Illustrator and comic artist based in London, makes drawings inspired by punk rock, 90's wrestling, cartoons and all things cheap, plastic and disposable. His work has been published in NME, Complex Magazine, Artrocker, Kult Magazine, Fun, Shellsuit Zombie, Eyeball Comix and Snuff Comix as well as being used by Topman, Stickerbomb, Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club, YRstore, Fluffer Records, Awesome Merchandise and CRMC Clothing.
He contributed the illustrations to the Youth Hymns directed music video Vant-Fly By Alien which was nominated for a UK Music Video Award and also illustrations for Love Buzzard-Cash also directed by Youth Hymns. His designs were used for t-shirts and apparel for Riff Raff and appeared in the music video for the Riff Raff/Travis Barker video Spazz Out.
This year he was ranked second in the UK illustration championships.
You can find more of him below -