Tomato       Applied Art & Design


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About

Tomato is a group of artists, designers, musicians and writers.

Tomato creates and delivers cross platform, multi-media art and design projects: both commercial and research based, for national and international clients.

Tomato also publishes books and artworks, creates exhibitions, gives live performances, and hosts workshops and lectures.

The group has been at the forefront of award-winning work for more than two decades.

The collaboration continues…

Exhibitions

Apple Tree Yard, London, 1992. Auto Suggestion.
Architectual Association, London, May 2000. A world, a world.
Brno, (Czech Republic), 1997. Windows Project.
Colette, Paris, 1997. Windows Project.
Cube, Manchester, October 2000- January 2001. A world, a moment.
Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, 1998. Process; A Tomato Project.
EACC, Castellon, (Spain), 2001. Chalk Board.
Ginza art space, Tokyo, 1998. Tomato makes London<=>Tokyo.
La Foret, Harajuku, Tokyo and Fukuoka, (Japan), 2001.
London, 1997. Windows project.
Parco Museum, Tokyo, 2016. 25th anniversary retrospective.
Prague, 1997. Windows project.
Reed Space, Tokyo, 2006. August.

Group Shows

After Schwitters: Merz, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, 2000
Arts futura, Barcelona, 2001
Arts futura, Barcelona, 2009
Jam, Barbican Centre, London, 2002
Life: Style, Kunsthall, Bregenz, 1998
British Design 1948-2012, V&A, London, 2012
Canary Wharf, London, 1997
Chaumont, Paris, 1997
Desingers Bloc, London 2000 & 2001
Design Museum, London, 2001. web wizards
Festival D’affiche de Chaumont, France, 1998
Icons, MoCA, San Francisco, 1995
International Computer Graphics, Tokyo, 1992
La Mano Del Grafico, Milan, 2011
Lost and Found Critical Voices in New British Design, Stockholm, 2001
Onedotzero, ICA, London, 1998, 2000
Parco Museum, Tokyo, 2016. The Last Dance
Resfest, Tokyo, 1999
There and Back Again, Seoul, 2010
Todes es Diseno, Sala del Columnas, Madrid, 2010
Typojanchi, Seoul, 2001
Videolisboa, Lisbon 2000-2001

Published Books

Mmm…Skyscraper, I love you.
Publisher, Booth Clibborn

Process; A Tomato Project
Publisher, Thames & Hudson

Bareback
Publisher, Calmann King

Real and Imaginary flowers
Publisher, Tomato

Tycho’s Nova.
Publisher, Tomato

Tomato, Gasbook 05
Publisher, Gas as Interface

In the Belly of St Pauls
Publisher, Underworld Print

Tomato “O”
Publisher, Parco

Awards

BBC design awards, 1994

BIMA, digit award 2000
Broadcasting design of america, 1997 (2 golds)

Bronze Rose Award 1995, Scottish Road Safety TVC

Charleston film and video festival, 1995 (special prize)

Creative Circle 1996 (Bronze), Boots No. 7

D&AD in book
Smirnoff TVC 2010
Barcelona Forum. Voices Installation 2005
Gangster No.1 title sequence 2000
Article 27 title sequence 2000
Orange TVC 1996

D&AD pencil 2001 (silver)
D&AD pencil 2000 (silver)
D&AD pencil (Silver) 1994, BBC Radio Scotland TVC
D&AD pencil (Silver) 1996, Levi’s interactive kiosk

DVD Las Vegas:2 awards of excellence

German Art Directors club 1993 (bronze)
1995 (gold, silver and recommendation)
1998 (silver)

Golden globe, 1994

Grafik Studio of the year: Tomato 2010

Tokyo Type Directors – Special award 2012
1997 (2 awards)
1995 (special award)
1994 (special award)

Tokyo Type Directors In book
Rocks Tokyo TVC 2014
Reduct beginnings 2013
Olympic fit 2013
Heavenstamp video 2013
Underworld between stars 2012

Designer of the year finalist 1995,
Trainspotting title sequence

Midsummer adverstising awards 1996 (Silver),
Boots No. 7

Music Week record sleeve of the year 1991,
Soul II Soul, A New Decade

Educational

Architectural Association 2015 – ongoing, Tutor
Kassel, Germany 2003-ongoing, Professor
Kolding, Denmark 2002-2003
Royal College of Art, 2011-2015
St Martins – Mentor Programme 2011-14
UAL, London 2006-2014

Workshops

D&AD London, 2012
D&AD London, 2011
ECV, Lille, 2015
Kurye, Istanbul, 2011
VCU Arts, Richmond Virginia, 2002

Tomato Workshops

Berlin, 2002
Groeningen, Holland, 2005
New York, 2001
Sapporo, 2001, 2002
Sapporo, Kassel, Rhode Island, 2003, 2004
Taipei, 2002
Tokyo, 2000-2002

Lectures/Talks

AIGA Los Angeles 2010
Architectural association, london, 2000
Asahi Shinbun, Tokyo 2002
Bartlett school of architecture, london, 2002
Basel, Swiss art directors club, 1997, 2000
Camberwell art school, 1996, 1998
Cambridge University, architectural school, 1995
Central St Martins, 1991-96, 1999
Chelsea art school, masters programme, 1998
Chelsea art School, graduate programme, 2006
Cooper Union art school (New York), 1997
Cumbria art school, 1998.
D&AD presidents lecture (London), 1997, 2010
Derry art school (Northern Ireland), 1998
Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, 1998
Dillons art book shop, London, 1999
Experimenta, Lisbon, 2009
Fabrica, Treviso (Italy), 1998
Falmouth college of art, 2003
Maritime Museaum, Genoa, (Italy), 2006
Golden Bee Moscow, 2010
Glasgow art school, 1997, 2009
Glug, London, 2010
Gwent art school, 1997, 1998
Institute of contemporary art, London 1997
Kingston college of art and design, 1996
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 1997.
Livsformer, Konstfak art school, Stockholm, 1998
London college of printing, 1998
Long Lunch, London, 2009
Mind The Gap, Amsterdam, 1994
Nova Scotia college of art and design (NSCAD), 2004
Parsons school of design, New York, 1997
Powerhouse, Sydney, 1998
Pro Seben, Munich, 1998
Q front, Tokyo, 2000
Ravensbourne college of art, 1997
Rca, London, 1997, 2000
RMIT, Melbourne, 1997, 1998
See No Evil, London, 2013
Stockholm archtectural school, 1997
Stockholm film school, 1997
Tokyo type directors club, Tokyo, 1994, 1995
UCA Whitechapel, 2014
Vienna university of applied arts, 2008
Waikato polytechnic (New Zealand), 1996, 1997
Zurich art school, 2000

Symposiums/Conferences

Club de Creatinos, Madrid, 2001
Cologne, tv and film symposium, 1997
Design Ambassadors, British Council in Australia 2001
Design Indaba, Cape Town, 2000, 2001, 2002
Flash forward 2000
Icograda, London, 1995
Icograda, Melbourne, 1996
Icograda, Seoul, 2001 & Hong Kong 2001
Idn, Sydney, 2001
Idn, Singapore, 2002
IMG festival Rotterdam, 2010
Intermedia, Bremen, 1998, 2000
Kurye Video Festival, Istanbul, 2011
MILA, Cannes, 2001
Mind the Gap, Amsterdam, 1998
Plug & Play, Porto 2014
Resfest, Tokyo, 2000
Spoken word festival, Amsterdam, 1997, 1998
Superhumanism, London, 2001
20+X, Munich Kunsthochschule, 2012

Other

Chair, The John Maeda Lecture, ICA, London, 2000
Chair, The Future of Cities, ICA, London, 2000
Chair, Democracy in Design, ICA, London, 2002

Selected Client List

Absolut
Adidas
AOL
Bacardi
BBC
Birkenstock
BMW
British Council
Canon
Casio
Chanel
Channel 4
Chevrolet
Citroen
Clinique
CNN
Coca-Cola
Domus
Dunhill
The Economist
The European Commission
Film Four
Ford
Garrards
G8
The Guardian
Grolsch
Guiness
Heineken
Helly Hansen
Hitachi
IBM
Institute of Contemporary Arts
International Expo
Intel
KDDI
Levi’s
Lexus
L’Oreal
Lyle & Scott
Microsoft
Mitsubushi
Moderna Museet
MTV
Museion
Mute Records
NEC
Nescafé
Nike
Nikon
Nokia
NTT
02
Panasonic
Pepsi
Philips
Porsche
Reebok
Renault
Royal Mail
Samsung
Sapporo Government
Seiko
Selfridges
Sharp
Shishedo
Sky
Simple Cosmetics
Smirnoff
Sony
Sony Playstation
The South Bank Centre
Telstra
Thomson Electronique
Time Warner
Tom Ford
Toyota
TV Asahi
Unilever
United Nations
Universal Pictures
Uniqlo
Victoria & Albert Museum
Vodafone
Volkswagen
Volvo
Wall Street Journal
Warner Birthers
Zaha Hadid