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
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. 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 Desgners' Club [www.vcdc.gr]. Since July 2014 she maintains the regular column "graphic-stories / γραφιστορίες"
in the cultural supplement of the one of the largest newspaper in
Cyprus"Politis", she can express thoughts, ideas and feelings about
graphic design, on graphic design and Visual communication. Her articles
are destined to inform the general public about the importance and
usefulness of graphic design and update the community of visual
communication designers about the latest news. 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 and in November 2016
together with the internationally renowned Visual Designer Charis
Tsevis, she organized 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.