Visual Designer / Columnist / Founder, Creative & Art Director of Graphic Stories Cyprus
Aggeliki Athanasiadi works as Graphic Designer since 1999. Since 2009 she lives and works in Cyprus. She studied graphic design in AKTO, Athens - Greece, having gained a strong background in printed and digital communication and in advertising. She worked with advertising companies, as a freelancer and with large print-shops of Athens. She worked as an Assistant Art Director at the “Attica Publications Group”, for the technology oriented magazine PC Magazine.
Aggeliki has participated in art and graphic design exhibitions both at home and abroad. She believes in the effectiveness of teamwork and personal and professional development through continuing education. She completed a three-year training program in Interior Design together with an annual educational program in Business Administration. She shared her knowledge on visual communication teaching as a private tutor, educator, and collaborating with private institutes.
Aggeliki is a member of C-IDEA association "China International Design Educator Association" [the only global design educator association to serve for China design education and research]. She is a founding member of the Greek community of Visual communication designers VCDC - "Visual Communication Designers' Club". Since July 2014 she maintains the regular column "Grafistories" meaning "Graphic Stories" in the cultural supplement of the newspaper "Politis", on graphic design and Visual communication. The articles are also hosted at the blog makad.cy. She likes to share her passion and knowledge for design and is always willing to offer to the community. In 2016 she organised the "Behance Portfolio Reviews" in Cyprus. Aggeliki is the Founder, Creative & Art Director of "Graphic Stories Cyprus", the annual Conference on Graphic Design and Visual Communication in Cyprus, with the aim of imparting knowledge and specialised technical training as well as exploring the contemporary trends of graphic design.