Dimitris Apostolidis aka Rusty Jim was born in Volos, Greece in 1987.He is the owner and main tattoo artist of "Mother Goose", a tattoo shop-art gallery based in Kavala. At a very young age he realised that art would play the leading role in his life.
Leonie Yagdjoglou was born in Athens/Greece.
Leonie studied Graphic Design at the Vakalo Art and Design College in Athens (1988-91) and Communication Design at the prestigious Art Center College Of Design (Europe) in Montreux, Switzerland, graduating with the Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Leonidas Michalakos was born in 1959 in Kotronas of Mani, Greece where he grew up. He graduated from the Panormos Preparatory and Vocational School of Fine Arts in Tinos with the well-known painter and sculptor Yiannis Maniatakos as his teacher.
Flaw Project is a small women-owned business run by two sisters, Stella and Eleftheria Iosifidou. The two sisters create a variety of clay decorative items combining vintage with contemporary art. Eleftheria is the one who makes all the clay work while Stella is behind all of the acrylic painting and freehand designs.
I was born in November 1987 in Kavala. I left for Athens to study Occupational Therapy, where I stayed for years and then I worked in Thessaloniki. Returning to Kavala, I founded "Playwork", working in the field of Occupational Therapy for children
Christina Moschou, was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is currently working as a freelancing architect and artist based in Brussels, Belgium. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in architecture, architectural engineering and urbanism from the UCL/ LOCI department in Brussels, Belgium.
Athanasios Paparis was born in Athens and raised in Kavala Greece. He studied architecture at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He finished his master’s degree in 2019. He worked worked as a RIBA Part II Architect in Collective Architecture and now lives and works in Dublin,Ireland.
Danae Sargologou is a freelancing illustrator
& graphic designer based in Athens-Greece. She holds a BA (Hons) in Illustration & Graphic Design from London College of Communication.
Blaqk team was founded in 2011 and consists of Greg Papagrigoriou and Chris Tzaferos (Simek). They are both Graphic Designers who live and work in Athens. Blaqk team is a marriage of graphic elements, that characterizes the work of both - geometric forms, geometric patterns and calligraphy-typography (often used as an abstract decorative element in their compositions).
Pi6 is an Athens based communication design agency, founded in 2004 by Rena Chrysikopoulou and Michael David Ochs, two ardent design visionaries. Coming from a multicultural background, our team is fully perceptive of the cultural differences in communication and the sociocultural responsibility of design. We work collaboratively with experts in Greece and Germany developing useful, compelling and engaging experiences across all design disciplines, helping our clients reach different segment markets both in Greece and abroad.
G Design Studio is an award-winning design consultancy based in Athens. We work across many disciplines from brand identity, packaging and strategic design to multimedia campaigns and digital experiences.
Fani Skoulikidi Boukouvala
Born in 1991 in Athens. She works as a set and costume designer, a graduate from the School of Drama of the Faculty of Fine Arts, at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She often incorporates elements of visual arts in her designs. Other media that stimulate her work, include painting, sculpting and ceramics.
Kostas Karakitsos was born in Kavala. He took his first ceramic art lessons at Georgia Galinou ceramics studio, in Serres.
Immediately after he set up his own ceramics studio, in Kavala, 1985. Since then he has taken part in many group exhibitions in Greece and abroad (Japan, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Switzerland etc) and he has made 10 individual exhibitions.
Michalis Toumanidis was born in Kavala, Greece in 1984. He spent his childhood years in Athens and Volos. He has never stopped painting and loving pictures. He studied at the VAKALO college of Athens specializing in graphic design. Since 2013 he has been living and working in Kavala, running a small creative office in the center of the city. He likes to experiment with hand made print techniques and to blurring the borders of applied and fine arts.
Robin Savas Savvidis
Robin Savas Savvidis was born in 1978.
Professional training at Atelier Uwe van Afferden
with focus on typography, color design,
illustration, packaging design, and editorial design.
Informed by Uwe van Afferden's works in interior design and handling of materials.
Eleni Koukkidou, aka Kuki, was born in Thessaloniki and studied Multimedia Graphic Design. She participated in drawing and graffiti groups in school years. After studies, she started working as a freelancer designer. Then, she created her own design studio in Thessaloniki's downtown.
19 years old. I was born and live in Xanthi, Greece.
- I study Architecture.
- I paint from the age of 3.
- I am inspired by the light and the way it affects the image and the silhouette of the shapes. I'm also inspired by lines and forms of objects. I admire clean lines, textures, natural materials and their shapes.
Stratos Kalafatis is a photographer. He was born in Kavala in 1966. He lives in Thessaloniki, where he and Lia Nalbantidou have created studiotessera, a photography platform.
Graphic designer, illustrator, visual artist. Greek, born in 1987, he had his first contact with visual arts, caricature specifically, when he was still very young and in a short period of time he managed to develop his painting skills (self-taught).
MANTILITY strongly believes in the strength and potential of anonymous artists. This collection includes unique artworks from designers who wish to remain anonymous, essentially freeing the buyer from the bias of artists’ recognition and defining their work value on individual subjective appreciation.
Some artists will be revealed after the scarf has been purchased (in the concept card inside the scarf box) while others will not.
“Bildakt” duo consists of Maria Tsiroukidou and Kosta Gourtzis.
Maria Tsiroukidou was born in Kozani. She studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and completed the Postgraduate Program "Audiovisual Arts in the Digital Age" at the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University. Kostas Gourtzis was born in Kavala. He studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and completed the Master of Visual Arts at the School of Fine Arts in Athens.
Born in Kavala, Greece. He has studied graphics, painting and sculpture since early age. He has worked as a graphic designer, cameraman and has participated in art workshops, drama therapy, theatre and direction. In 2013, he launched his website www.poprenaissance.net, which he operates as an online gallery.
Kois Mansion - Kois Optics
Built in 1860, the Mansion, residence of Kois family, is located in the heart of Hermoupolis, the capital town of Syros Island. Expressing the classicism prevailing in the architecture of Europe at the time, is adorned with an imposing pediment, which occupies the entire facade.
Antigoni Kapoutzi was born and grown up in Kavala - Greece. She graduated from studies in Jewellery design and metalsmithing in Athens. During her studies she works alongside notable craftsmen and prominent designers of hand-made jewellery. In 1989 she attends special seminars on gemology in Athens and Crete.