Savvas Xinaris

Savvas Xinaris is an active graphic designer based in Nicosia, Cyprus since 2004. In his practical work, he frequently uses typography to resolve visual communication problems. He is a founding member and a board member of the Cyprus Association of Graphic Designers and Illustrators (CAGDI). Savvas acquired his Master of Arts degree in Graphic Design from London College Of Communication (LCC), University of the Arts London, United Kingdom in 2006. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic and Advertising Design from Frederick Institute of Technology, Cyprus. He is a faculty member at the Fine and Applied Arts Department, Frederick University, and the Coordinator for the BA Graphic and Advertising Design program. His academic research covers several topics relevant to typography and its dissemination in Cyprus. Particularly, he explores the use and role of posters in Cyprus and he works to amass and archive this material. He presents his work in seminars, conferences, and exhibitions. Moreover, he originates graphic design projects, writes articles, organise and curates exhibitions and seminars.