Yiannis K. Angelakos was born in Tripoli in 1977. He studied as a visual communication designer and 3D modeller/animator at the Parsers School of Computer Graphics & Animation and continued his studies at Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom, where he graduated with the degrees BA (Hons) Electronic Graphics and MA in Interactive Multimedia (postgraduate). He has collaborated with private and public sector companies and state educational institutions and has designed integrated brands, packaging, user interfaces, 2D/3D game graphics, social media content and ebooks while participating as director of photography, CGI artist and designer in two films short films screened at Greek and international festivals.
His work as a designer and photographer has been awarded at the Design and Design Awards, at Foturion.gr and at the Daily Dozen of National Geographic Yourshot, while the packaging he designed has been presented at Packaging of the World, World Brand Design Society and I Love Graphic.
Posters he designed have been published in Print and gr design magazines.
He participated in the exhibition 100 Posters for Crete, in the illustration competition on the theme “Idol” of FantasticArt 2019, within the framework of Fantasticon 2019 and was a finalist in the exhibition organized by LI XU (Li Xu Design) together with Oleg Veklenko, in the library of Wenzhou (Zhejiang province) in China on the topic of the Covid-19 Pandemic and in the poster exhibition organized by the municipality of Kaisarianis and gr design magazine on Covid-19 Hellas at the bus stops of the Municipality.
In 2020 he participated in the annual meeting of ACM GreekCHI with his talk on “Designing a big app for a small museum”.