Michael Georgiou Vakalo College of Art & Design Athens Greece – I Used to Be a Design Student

GREEK

Michael Georgiou

STUDENT YEARS

5

A PIECE OF SOUND ADVICE + A SINGLE WARNING TO A DESIGN STUDENT

Do as much research as you can + Never copy, only get influenced

FAVOURITE FOOD THEN

Spaghetti bolognese

YOUR MOST VALUED POSSESSION THEN

A watch

YEAR OF PROJECT

1984

STUDENT PROJECT BRIEF

Design a poster for a circus

COLLEGE

Vakalo College of Art and Design, Athens (Greece)

TUTOR(S)

George Pavlopoulos (visual artist)

TECHNOLOGY

Paper, colour markers, self-adhesive film

TIME SPENT

2 weeks

TYPEFACE

Trade Gothic Condensed

WHY DO YOU LIKE THIS PROJECT?

Because of the process.

OUTCOMES

Through this student project I realized that in order to visualize a concept by hand a great deal of effort was needed.

PROJECT SIMILARITIES THEN AND NOW

Simplicity.