Rob Sheridan

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Rob Sheridan
Robert Sheridan (born October 11, 1979) is the art director and webmaster for Nine Inch Nails and How To Destroy Angels. Prior to Sheridan's hiring, much of NIN's art direction was handled by Gary Talpas.


Sheridan attended Pratt Institute in New York for one year and has been working with Trent Reznor since 1999, after being hired because Reznor was impressed with his unofficial NIN fansite, "Above The Trees", which he created during high school. He has since been appointed as the art director for NIN, contributing photography, web design, album covers and packaging design, an alternate reality game, music videos, live tour visuals and live concert films.

He was nominated for the 2008 Grammy award for "Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package" for his work on the Ghosts I-IV limited edition boxed set. In his work as art director for HTDA, he has contributed the HTDA logo, promotional photography, and merchandise design. He has also worked with Reznor and Atticus Ross on the artwork and packaging design for The Social Network, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and Gone Girl soundtracks.

He is also known for his own illustration work. Beginning in 2007, he has posted artwork and released limited edition signed and numbered prints on his Sketchblog and portfolio. As of 2013, he is also a member of How To Destroy Angels, contributing mainly as a visual rather than musical member. In concert, he contributes synthesizers, vocals and visual effects. He also helped to design the Beats Music streaming audio service, which is partly helmed by Reznor.

Body of work

Nine Inch Nails




How To Destroy Angels


  • Beats Music
  • logo
  • Saul Williams' The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust! - booklet design and photography.
  • The Social Network Soundtrack‎: Art direction and design
  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack: Art direction
  • Gone Girl Soundtrack: Art direction
  • Object Merch catalogue cover design 2000
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club t-shirt design 2002
  • 12 Rounds promo art & design 2002
  • Object Merch catalogue cover design 2002
  • Object Merch catalogue cover design 2003
  • Iinfection Magazine feature layout: design & photography (The Rapture & LCD Soundsystem) 2003
  • Iinfection Magazine feature layout: design & photography (Primal Scream) 2003

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