Scottish born Trance DJ and Producer David Rust is widely regarded as one of the most promising new age trance artists around. His sets feature an elegant blend of Tech Trance, Psy-Trance, Techno old school with clever use of FX to define his performances.
Early Life and Education
David Rust’s early life was marked by a variety of occupations, such as cowboy, logger and placer miner. His passion for the Utah wilderness was evident from an early age which eventually led him into becoming an experienced backcountry outfitter and guide.
He was a devout Mormon, and found that the wilderness deepened his understanding of his faith. It also served as an outlet for spiritual strength, allowing him to share his awe of nature with his adventurous turers.
At the University of Pennsylvania, he was actively engaged in service-oriented fraternities that worked with inner city Philadelphia students. After graduation, he decided to use his skills and experiences to launch an organization providing access to free higher education for those in need.
David Rust was an esteemed professional in graphic design. His designs received widespread acclaim, earning him numerous awards for them.
He was an influential member of a select group of designers who revolutionized Swiss graphic design in the early 21st century. As one of their most brilliant members, his contributions had an immense effect on Swiss visual communication.
He was a graduate of the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and worked for various renowned art institutions such as Art Basel, Museum fur Gestaltung in Zurich and Guggenheim Museum in New York. Additionally, he served as principal of Gavillet & Rust, an agency which took an integrated approach to graphic design incorporating art direction, photography, sound design and typography.
Achievements and Honors
As an accomplished Art Director, Graphic Designer and Web Developer, David Rust has pioneered a comprehensive approach to design. He has collaborated on projects for esteemed institutions throughout Switzerland (Art Basel, Museum fur Gestaltung in Zurich and Kunsthalle Berne) as well as beyond the borders of Switzerland.
He has received several awards for his work, including the AAG Gilbert Grosvenor Geographic Education Honors, AAG Physical Geography Lifetime Achievement Award and AAG Distinguished Scholarship Award in recognition of his contributions to geography.
David began his successful career in Hard Dance before transitioning into Tech Trance in 2013. Since then, he has established himself as an esteemed producer with multiple releases across renowned labels like Damaged Records, In Trance We Trust, DETOX and more. With his unique blend of dark techno and uplifting trance music he continues to gain support from some of the biggest DJ’s within the scene.
David Rust was an eminent graphic designer and one of the pioneering Swiss artists who revolutionized visual communication over the last two decades. Additionally, he co-founded Optimo – an important online type foundry now used by leading designers around the world – which remains one of the industry’s premier tools.
He was born in Bienne, Switzerland and attended ECAL (Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne). As one of the founding members of a new generation of Swiss graphic creatives who has revolutionized Swiss visual culture by fusing tradition, precision, efficacy with an embrace of emerging technologies and urban cultures, he made a lasting impact.
Baldwin filed a lawsuit against several members of the Rust crew, including armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, first assistant director David Halls, property master Sarah Zachry and weapons supplier Seth Kenney for negligence. According to the suit, Halls accidentally discharged a prop firearm that Baldwin had been given by Halls – striking Hutchins in the head and resulting in her death.
David Rust is an acclaimed American actor and entrepreneur. Currently, he serves as Head of Driver Experience for Lyft – a ridesharing service rivaling Uber in terms of growth.
He is also the owner of Rose Acre Farms, a business operating from several chicken farms in the Midwest. This firm provides grocery stores with eggs and sells dried and liquid egg products to foodservice clients.
Lois Rust, the corporate secretary for Rose Acre, was also a shareholder. During their bitter divorce battle, Lois joined forces with their seven children to take control of the business from its patriarch.