Us are music & commercials directors.
This is their Fabrik.
Us are Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor. They met while studying at Kingston on the BA Graphic Design course. The duo's first successful collaboration came in the form of a music video for Thom Yorke as part of the D&AD student awards, winning 1st place. In late 2007 they formed Us, a multi-disciplinary design studio, the focus of which then moved towards directing & moving image work.
2011 saw them receive the award for Best New Directors at the UK MVA's and Best Urban video for 'Numbers In Action' which also received a MOBO nomination. Their teaser film for Benga’s new album, has received accolades highlighted from Creative Review, Shots and The Reel. The sculpture created in the film has also been bought by Soundcloud. Their excellent join the dots promo for Foals was also a Vimeo 'Staff Pick'.
Commercially, Us have directed work for Honda, Talk Talk, McDonalds and The Sunday Times through Grey, London. The latter has recently been included in the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director Showcase, won the Young Director Award for Best Broadcast Commercial and picked up a Bronze Lion at the Cannes Advertising Festival.
Chris and Luke are part of Fabrik's founding team and here they're using a customised version of our Calico theme for their site. They've kept things minimal throughout, splitting their portfolio into Commercials and Music Videos. Simple cover image layouts let the work speak for itself. Each project is accompanied by a series of stills which gives the project page a distinctive look within their portfolio.
Our themes take advantage of great design and technology to make sure your beautiful work isn’t crushed into a little block on a page of little blocks. From theatre mode for video and lightboxes that rotate through your project images to fullscreen covers, we’re adamant that your work should never be compromised in its presentation.
Fabrik makes it easy to add custom pages to your site. Whether you want to include a quick personal bio or you want to create an illustrated case study, our pages follow the styling of your chosen theme to make sure it all comes together seamlessly.
With Fabrik your projects can be arranged into multiple portfolios. Create and manage portfolios in any way you see fit; by subject, by discipline, by date - whatever makes the most sense to you. Portfolios can even contain sub-folios, giving you complete control over where your projects appear on your site.