Rankin is a British photographer, publisher, film director and cultural provocateur.
He heads the eponymous agency RANKIN, an 80+ strong team that puts strategy, creative and production all under one roof. RANKIN is known for work that is on the cultural cusp and leading future trends. They have made rule-breaking campaigns for brands such as Rolls Royce, Unilever, L’Oreal and Samsonite, charities including Women’s Aid and Macmillan, music videos for Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora and Kelis, as well as recently guest editing leading marketing magazine The Drum.
Rankin’s personal portfolio ranges from portraiture to documentary. He has shot The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner and The Queen to name only a few.
Rankin co-founded the seminal magazine Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1992, and has since published the likes of AnOther and AnOther Man, alongside over 40 books and the biannual fashion and culture print and digital platform, Hunger.
His photography has been published everywhere from his own publications to Elle, Vogue, Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone, and Wonderland, and exhibited in galleries globally, including MoMA, New York, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Rankin lives in London with his wife Tuuli and their dogs.