Yiannis Siotis

Free launch

Attiki, Greece
Yiannis Siotis is a controversial jewellery and object designer from Greece. After a long term of working next to fine craftsmen, he moved to UK where he established a high level of education at KIAD BA(hons) |Silver/Goldsmithing and Jewellery Design|, at UCA Master of Arts |Three Dimensional Design| and in Italy at Alchimia school of jewellery with Robert Smit. He finds inspiration through experience, the arbitrariness of subconscious and the elements of nature.

Work Experience

Siotis Design

Free launch Jewellery and Object Designer

Creating one-off jewellery and objects.
October 1999 - Present Athens, Greece



Handcrafted fine Jewellery
September 1995 - May 2002 Athens, Greece

Krama Inst

Co-Founder & Teacher

Yiannis Siotis and Poly Nikolopoulou create Krama Institute of Contemporary Jewellery with the desire to introduce the contemporary view and trends to students.

Through experimentations, knowledge and creativity, focus on the methodical cultivation of the mind and thought, on free individual expression, on knowledge and elaboration of the materials, on the evolution of techniques and on preparation for studies abroad.
September 2014 - Present Athens, Greece


University Of Creative Arts

Master of Arts Three Dimensional Design

Researching the relationship between the consumer and the product and how the designer by balancing the use of modern technology combined with the human`s interaction can produce soulful objects in order to create the missing sentimental bond.
September 2005 - September 2006 Kent, United Kingdom

Kent Institute Of Art & Design

BA (HONS) Silversmithing, Goldsmithing & Jewellery Design

September 2002 - June 2005 United Kingdom

Alchimia Scuola Di Gioielleria

Summer Workshop

"Communicating with materials" Seminar with Robert Smit
July 2005 - July 2005 Firenze, Italy

Art Center Plakas

Jewellery Design

Jewellery Design with Panagiotou Manos
October 2001 - June 2002 Athens, Greece


Greek (Native),
English (Fluent),


A Design Awards & Competition

Bronze / Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design



Alloys Of Metals, Aluminum, Art History, Coloring Metals, Creativity, Epoxy Resin, Hardworking. Η/Υ3D Studio Max, Illustrator, Imagination, Laser Welding, Model Making, Office (Word, Organic Stones, Passionate, Photoshop, Plastics, PowerPoint) MaterialsGold, Presentation Methods, Problem Solving. TheoreticalDeveloping Of A Project, Prototyping (metal, Research, Silver, Stamping, Steel, Thorough Experimentation, Titanium, Trends, Use Of Industrial Machinery, Wax), White-gold,


2014 Seminar "Wax Technique"/Krama, Athens, Greece
2014 Enotion / Popeye Loves Olive
2014 Seminar / The applications of 3Dsmax in jewellery/El.Marneri Galerie
2013 Seminar / The metal in stone / Anamma
2013 Artist in the Spotlight Part I / El.Marneri Galerie
2012 Folk is coming to town / El.Marneri Galerie
2012 Workgroup / Art, Craft & Design / Anamma
2012 From darkness to light, El.Marneri Galerie, Athens GR
2009 Terra di Mezzo, Castelo e Museo delle Arti di Nocciano, IT.
2006 MA Graduate’s Exhibition, Rochester, UK
2006 Graduate Fashion Week, London, UK
2005 New Artists and Makers Emporium ,Warwickshire, UK
2005 New Designers, London, UK
2005 BA Graduate’s Exhibition, Rochester, UK