BLACKSLATE is the porfolio of Shyam Thampi, an award-winning Art Director with 15+ years of experience in media, broadcast and entertainment industry. Art directed and managed network rebranding and relaunch from conception to completion. 

He has also worked on various stage shows like Beyonce’s concert (Revel Presents: Beyoncé Live) and campaigns including 3D projections for X men First class DVD release and Samsung CES 2013. 

He has managed creative teams in design and production. Developed and strategized design projects while maintaining cohesiveness based on the brand.

Shyam has strong typography skills, an eye for excellent design, and an ability to clearly articulate branding solutions.


Budweiser, NFL, Chase, Capital One, Wendy’s, Cincinnati Bell, Verizon, EarthLink, Coke, Footlocker, NY Knicks, MSNBC, WETV, A&E, History Channel, Biography, Lifetime Channel, Sky Italia, MTV, MSG network, Sky Italia, MTV2 and truTV.