PINS is an artist and designer who has an insatiable desire for all things sweet. Based in London, his entrepreneurial mind and ambition has formed his philosophy from an early age: Progress, Inspire, Network and Succeed under your own terms. With an extensive creative background spanning 10 years, including a BA Hons in Fashion with Business, PINS has explored various application techniques in his work including hand-painting, graphic design, and spray can art, whilst gaining a celeb and cult-like following in the process. PINS illustrates his passion for footwear and food in a truly unique way, representing various ideas about success, love, consumption and desire. Influenced by the likes of Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol, PINS mixes the bold with the surreal, encouraging the viewer to think and see things differently. Previous clients include Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Usher and Cheryl Cole. Currently official BT Artist for the London 2012 Olympic games, PINS is also delivering workshops to help young people explore and develop their creativity in and around London.