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Aggeliki MK Athanasiadi works as Visual Designer since 1999, under the name "makad" and since 2009 she lives and works in Cyprus.

Visual Designer / Columnist / Founder and Creative Director of Graphic Stories Cyprus

She studied graphic design in AKTO, Athens - Greece, having gained a strong background in print… Read More
Aggeliki MK Athanasiadi works as Visual Designer since 1999, under the name "makad" and since 2009 she lives and works in Cyprus.

Visual Designer / Columnist / Founder and Creative Director of Graphic Stories 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 “Attikes Ekdoseis” group, for the technology oriented magazine PC Magazine. Important was also the cooperation with the creative agency Syllipsis for the creation of the albums "Greek Political Cartoon - The serious side of a funny art" and "150 years Varvakio - School life in a historic school". She has also worked with pharmaceutical companies like Novartis, Pharmanel, Menarini, UCB etc.

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 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 "Γραφιστορίες aka 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 2015 she participated in the 14th Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World as responsible of communication and coordinator of workshops. In November 2016 together with the internationally renowned Visual Designer Charis Tsevis, she organised the 1st "Behance Portfolio Reviews" in Cyprus in collaboration with the Cyprus University of technology.

Aggeliki is Founder and Creative Director of Cyprus Visual communication Designers Meeting, "Graphic Stories Cyprus", with the aim of imparting knowledge and specialized technical training as well as exploring the contemporary trends of graphic design. Read Less
  • Founder / Creative Director
    Graphic Stories Cyprus — Cyprus
  • Freelance Columnist
    Politis Newspaper — Cyprus
  • Art Director
    Mak.adcy — Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Art Director
    Avon Products — Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Co-founder
    VCDC.GR — Greece
  • Assistant Art Director
    Pc Magazine — Athens, Greece
  • Graphic Designer
    Lithografiki Athinon — Athens, Greece
  • Graphic Designer
    Tagkas Lithographic Press — Athens, Greece
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CORPORATE IDENTITY
The research and logo design - trademark and its application to basic forms of communication (letterheads, envelopes, business cards, brochures, promotional gifts, etc.).

PRODUCT IDENTITY
Finding a brand name, the design of the logo or icon of the product, the design of the packaging and genera… Read More
CORPORATE IDENTITY
The research and logo design - trademark and its application to basic forms of communication (letterheads, envelopes, business cards, brochures, promotional gifts, etc.).

PRODUCT IDENTITY
Finding a brand name, the design of the logo or icon of the product, the design of the packaging and generally creating the trademark image of the product.

PRINT ADVERTISING
Concept, design and production of brochures, press advertising.
Concept, design and production of outdoor advertising.

BOOKS & MAGAZINES
Book cover design, art direction and layout, photography, illustration, design of support materials. Whatever is needed for a book or magazine to reach its readers.

ILLUSTRATION - PHOTOGRAPHY
Classical and digital illustration.
Digital image processing and photography.

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION BELOW-THE-LINE
Printed support material at the points of sale (posters, shelf markers, floor graphics, etc.).
Design of showrooms, kiosks and events.
Concept, design and production of printed advertising material.

WEB DESIGN
Concept, web design.
Concept, design of static or flash banner. Read Less
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