Tom De Graeve
Curator | International Team
Tom De Graeve, “an artist called Tom” is a freelance designer and art director, with offices in Brussels, Lisbon, the Hague and Istanbul. Twenty years of experience have allowed him to hone his distinctive style across a wide range of media.
From conceptual and strategic branding and development, to design and art direction; from events and marketing, to web and graphic design; from photography to film – whether it’s traditional or digital, for print or for the screen, Tom devours all things creative.
After earning his masters degree at the Marshall School of Business USC in Los Angeles, Tom immediately began designing for top agencies and brands. Past and current clients include, ACT lighting design, Multi Development Corporation, Coca-Cola, Nintendo, Nescafé, ZOM USA, Extensa, Johnson & Johnson, Danone, Diageo, Caterpillar, MTV, HBO, The History Channel, The Biography Channel, and Ydreams.
Moving to Turkey in 2009, Tom established AIR, a freelance design and branding agency offering bespoke creative services to a broad range of international clients. Tom is the creative director and project manager for all work undertaken by the company.
Alongside his commercial work, Tom continues to pursue numerous personal projects, including projection, film, photography, interactivity, digital communication, music and installation art.
His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, garnering many recognitions and awards. Eager to explore new and interesting avenues of design and communication, Tom continues to embark on new self-initiated projects and collaborations.