Darren Romanelli, better known as Dr. Romanelli, is a Los Angeles-based designer known for creating customized and limited edition clothing within a number of brand collaborations. His collaborations began with a collection for F.C.R.B., consisting of t-shirts, polos and jackets. By 2004, Romanelli was working with Nike and collaborating on the ongoing RECONSTRUCT project, for which he created a patchwork jacket from vintage Nike jumpers.
Romanelli has also worked with high-end luxury brands such as Jaeger LeCoultre, sportswear labels, artists such as Black Sabbath and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, as well as Coca Cola.
Romanelli co-owns a marketing agency named StreetVirus, hosting a client roster including Disney, FOX, Warner Bros., Converse and more. StreetVirus also owns The Pancake Epidemic, a creative agency division that focuses on content creation. Romanelli also curates for Blank You Very Much, a crowdsourcing platform that currently hosts over 50,000 graphic designers from around the world. Apart from these ventures, Romanelli has also director several music videos, among them for Kendrick Lamar.