About Toop Studio

Toop Studio – Background

Toop Studio was founded in 2000 by Brighton graphic designer Shadric Toop.

Shadric trades as an independent senior designer, illustrator, art director and video director. He takes on commissions via his company Toop Studio Ltd.

The Studio specialises in branding, graphic design, packaging, illustration and video production. We have strong links with the education sector, having worked with schools and colleges across the UK. Our other clients are in a variety of sectors including the arts, the media, publishing, business and retail.

About Shadric Toop

Shadric Toop was born in Brighton. He studied architecture at Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh and Kingston University. Subsequently, he had a spell in the music business, then moved into graphic design and illustration via jobs in the London publishing industry.

Having found his creative niche, he moved back to his hometown to set up his own design and illustration studio.

Alongside his design practice, Shadric has exhibited as an artist and worked as a visiting Foundation design lecturer.

Toop Studio – Team

We adapt our team according to the needs of each project. Our studio has a well-established talented group of creative and technical specialists to draw on.

Depending on the project, this may include graphic designers, artworkers, photographers, videographers, copywriters, animators, sound engineers, web programmers and even on occasion, carpenters and aerial riggers!

Toop Studio – Clients

Some of our past and current clients:

Bert’s Homestore
Grange Park Opera
Oxford University Press
Penguin Books
Salisbury Cathedral
Seawhite of Brighton
Trading Boundaries
• High schools, academies and colleges across the UK
• Local PR companies, hotels, cafes, restaurants, record labels and small businesses in Brighton and beyond.

Shadric Toop – Statement

‘I believe that more interesting results come from crossing the boundaries between disciplines. Underpinning every project I undertake is a pragmatic approach to the goals of a brief. My approach is to work with my partners and clients to get under the skin of a brand or message.

I treat each project as an opportunity to create something of lasting meaning, function, beauty and value. I am truly passionate about my work and will always strive to exceed my clients’ expectations.’

Shadric Toop
October 2021

Shadric Toop 2016

Shadric Toop, director of Toop Studio Ltd