As well as a living breathing human, Tom Bird [1990] is a writer & art director. He creates ideas for brands that provoke, inspire and generally make people hate them less. If you like some of the work below, say hello@tombirdistheword.com



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Forwards is Boring

Desigual



A backwards campaign for a fashion brand that was heading in the wrong direction.

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Roll With The Punches

SkatePal



A magazine about the power of skateboarding in one of the world’s most oppressed communities.

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A Better World Starts At Home

IKEA



How a bit of blue & yellow can help us all be a bit more green.

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Promise ‘I’m Not Ready For Love’ 

Numero Records



An unofficial music video for a song that holds a special place in my heart.




Inner Tequila Studios
Desperados



A experimental platform exploring the future of club culture – from subaquatic parties, to habitable synthesizers.

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Treat Her Like A Queen

The Body Shop


What Mother’s Day looks like inside Buckingham Palace. Sort of.

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Release Your
Inner Tequila

Desperados



A new positioning for the brand that thinks tequila and beer is a good idea.

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The West Bank Shred Wagon
SkatePal



A falafel-serving, pedestrian-swerving fundraiser.

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Pickpockets in Paris



A public service announcment during the Euro 2016 football tournament.

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I Was There When House Took Over The World
Channel 4



A documentary about the birth of house music.

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Shattering Bass
Desperados



A sound-system made from glass bottles.

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Annual Summit

Singularity University



Some clever ads for smart people.

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Cativists
Greenpeace



Saving wild cats with internet-famous cats.

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XXXLucky
Paddy Power



A silly idea that spiralled out of control...

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Morphamous
Morph Costume Co.



Isn’t it about time you put on some spandex?

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Bigger Than A Wall



A wall of unity, built over a wall of separation.

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Photography



I click other buttons too.

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Selected clients:

IKEA
Desperados
The Body Shop
Desigual
Greenpeace
Channel4
LEGO
Wrangler
Martini
O’Neill
Paddy Power
Edinburgh Fringe
YouTube
D&AD
Earth Ale

Agencies:

Wieden + Kennedy 

Mother London
4creative
Mr. President 
WE ARE Pi 
Anomaly Amsterdam


Honors:

2x D&AD (Yellow Pencil)

1x Clio (Gold)


Exhibited at Brno Bienniale
of Graphic Design [CZ]

Sold in 20+ bookstores
around the world

Press / Coverage about my work:
Viceland
i-D magazine
It’s Nice That
Creative Review
STACK Magazines
CNN
The Guardian
The Mail Online


Talks:
D&AD Student Awards
‘Make cool shit with friends’ (2012)

Adweek Europe ‘Revenge of the killer indies’ (2015)

Glug ’The power of a plank of wood’ (2018)




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