We usually feature one infographic designer at a time, posting every Sunday a brief resume and a sample of his/her work. But today we aere opneing an exception, to present you Zoi Katsigianni and Panos Konstantopoulos, who put together the website Greek Infographics.
This website provides information about infographic events, competitions, besides articles and news, on a regular basis. Additionally, you can find resources like presentations and student projects, as well as many infographics created by Zoi and Panos, who work both as editors and graphic designers of the website.
Panos was born in 1972. He studied graphics design in Athens and started his career as a graphic designer at the magazine “Epsilon” of “Kiriakatiki Eleftherotypia”. In 1996, he moved to the infographics department of the “Eleftherotypia” newspaper, where he stayed until 2008. He was art director at “Alpha TV” from 2000 to 2007 and visual consultant at “Megaron Athens Concert Hall”.
Besides that, Panos has designed a variety of maps for travel magazines & guides, and published 12 individual books. In 2002, at EBGE competition he was awarded for his infographics at Eleftherotypia and for the design of the literature magazine “Vivliothiki”. For the work done at at “Kathimerini” he hwon seven awards (2008,2009,2012) at the European Newspaper Awards. Nowadays, he remains working at “Kathimerini” newspaper as an infographics & maps designer, and he publishes the “gr design” magazine.
Zoi Katsigianni was born at Volos and studied at the Department of Design of Faculty of Graphic Arts and Design of TEI Athens. Since 1987 she has been working at “Eleftheros Typos” newspaper. At first, she was designing the layout of pages of the newspaper and layouts of pullouts and magazines of the newspaper. Later, she was in charge of the design of the first page of the newspaper for 15 years.
Since the summer of 2006, Zoi has been working on infographics design. She has designed plenty of corporate and commercial graphical products for Greek companies, and has been involved in the publication and design of newspaper for several municipalities in Attiki, Greece. She has been awarded for infographics published in “Eleftheros Typos” at EBGE awards in 2010 and 2012 as well as at European Newspaper Awards, winning in 2012 a total of 3 awards. She teaches graphic design and is in charge of the graphic design sector of IEK Xyni.
Here are the works Zoi and Panos sent us:
Costa Concordia | Eleytheros Typos
Dubai | Eleytheros Typos
Kyhnotrofia | Eleytheros Typos
Olives | Eleytheros Typos
Portugal | Eleytheros Typos
Sky City | Eleytheros Typos
100 years of Titanic | Kathimerini
Greek Cinema box office | Kathimerini
History of Kodak | Kathimerini
Basketball | Kathimerini
Acropolis Museum | Kathimerini
Roland Garros | Kathimerini
USA: 09/11 | Kathimerini
We’ll return next week with another infographic portfolio.