Bruno Basso & Christopher Brooke are widely renowned as the pioneers of the digital print aesthetic in fashion, and made history with their groundbreaking 100% digitally printed catwalk collection, earning them the prestigious inaugural Fashion Fringe Award in 2004. In the same year British Vogue championed them as ones to watch in their prestigious annual ‘Vogue List’.
Basso & Brooke have shown their fashion collections on the official schedule of London Fashion Week for many years, as well as showcasing their work in the USA, Brazil, Singapore, China, Korea, Japan, Germany, Russia, Netherlands, Italy & France amongst others.
Their collections draw parallels between the strength of tradition and innovation making the highly influential duo an inspiration; a significant and important asset to the textiles and fashion industry and have earned several prizes including Fashion Fringe & Elle Style Awards and also selected as members of the highly regarded Walpole ‘Brands of Tomorrow’ program, a unique alliance of Britain’s finest luxury brands. They have also received nominations at the British Fashion Awards and for Designs of the Year, promoted by the Design Museum in London and for 'Fashion Contribution to Interiors' award at the Elle Decoration/British Design Awards.
In 2009, Michelle Obama made headlines by wearing one of the label’s pieces, making them one of the first UK designers to be worn by the first lady. Their celebrity clientele includes Katy Perry, Rihanna, Kylie Minogue, Florence Welch, Iris Apfel and many others.
Basso & Brooke have an important piece archived in the Metropolitan museum of New York’s Costume Institute – the first digitally printed garment in the museum’s permanent collection, and also have exhibited at Arnhem Fashion Biennale and showcased key outfits at the Phoenix Art Museum exhibition 'Digital Print Fashion'. They recently designed and curated a major project ‘Cores do Brasil’ at the OCA museum in Sao Paulo, in partnership with the Brazilian Ministry of Culture.
In 2013 they launched 'Basso & Brooke Studio', a brand extension developed into Menswear and accessories. The following year, Bruno Basso & Christopher Brooke founded The Artwork Club, a company specialised in the consultancy and development of surface & print design, adding to their portfolio a selective clientele of important international fashion houses, designers and high street stores, hotels and private wealth clients around the world. In early 2017 the duo launched a new independent lifestyle brand called Jupiter 10, focusing on print & pattern design for Interiors and homeware.
Bruno Basso & Christopher Brooke have been extensively published in respected international books and magazines, and have collaborated with and consulted for high profile brands such as Coca-Cola, Converse, Swarovski, Sky HD, L’Oréal Paris, Microsoft Xbox, British Telecom, Dorchester Collection, Harrods, Formica, Lycra, Red Bull, Graham & Brown, Wonderbra, British Council, Havaianas, E&J Gallo Winery, Cambridge Satchel Company, Stephen Jones and notable others.
Magazines / Published Works - Vogue (Italy, US, France, UK, Brazil, Russia, China, Korea, India, Japan, Portugal, Spain, Australia), Elle (UK, US, Italia, Brazil, France, Sweden, Russia), Elle Decor, I-D, W Magazine, V Magazine, Another, Dazed & Confused, Financial Times, LA Times, The Times, Pop, Love Magazine, Purple, Self-Service, 10 Magazine, A Magazine, Surface, Another, FFW, Dansk, Garage, Oyster, Tank, Wonderland, Instyle, Harpers Bazaar, Tatler, Lucky, Cosmopolitan, Allure, Glamour, Stella, .Cent, Flaunt, Fiasco, Grazia, Jalouse, L'Officiel, Schon, Icon, Drapers, Blueprint, Stylist, Teen Vogue, Nylon, Numero and many others.