Adrian Philpott


Adrian is a strategic creative thinker, brand expert, graphic designer and visual artist who has been focusing on sustainability since the 1990s. His work is reinforced through listening, observation, conversation and collaboration.

At ODI he is responsible for creating the brand and its associated brand family, which is an evolutionary process in parallel with the ODI itself. He has designed for major brands, startups, sustainable, charitable and cultural businesses, including Samsung, Diesel, BMW, Fiat-Lancia, Channel 4, Penguin, Random House, AMEE, Global Cool, 4AD records, Interscope records, V2 records, Arts Council England, Institute of Contemporary Art, and Royal Society of Arts. Agencies include HHCL, FCB, Tornado, v23/Vaughan Oliver, and Tomato.

He studied in London at Central Saint Martins and Royal College of Arts well as at University of Technology, Sydney. He was awarded a ‘Creative Futures’ designer award and has been published in the D&AD Master Class Series as well as many other publications.


Copy That? Surplus Data in an Age of Repetitive Duplication
2020 online and at the Open Data Institute