Our team

Kostandinos Rafailides

Founder & CEO

Kostas was born in Athens. He studied economics at Athens University of Economics and Business and is the founder and MD of Apolyto Creative Spot. Kostas, moved by his endless passion for visual art, is devoted to develop innovative printing processes by anatomizing new techniques and keeping track of any technological breakthrough. His ability to analyze, intervene and execute any architectural, decorative or fashion plan is mandatory for company’s high standards. New media is an ever evolving process often misunderstood by older artists and he strives to establish new methods as a reliable alternative to old techniques. In his quest through art, he carried out significant projects collaborating with well known artists, design bureaus, museums and galleries. Establishing a state of the art workshop, Kosta’s vision is to become a milestone in artistic evolution.

Marianna Lourba

Marianna Lourba

Creative Director / Visual Designer

Born in 1980, in Athens (GR), Marianna Lourba is an MA graduate (Visual Design) of IED (Instituto Europeo di Design) in Milano, Italy. She has also studied Αrt and Design at Middlesex University of London and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons). She works mainly with photography, silkscreen and collage. Her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows internationally in Αthens (GR), New York (US), Tokyo (JP), Arezzo (IT), Orvietto (IT), among others. Since 2012 Lourba’s art object series have been part of the permanent collection of Benaki Museum Art Shop, Athens. For the past seven years she has been a lecturer on Art & Design in undergraduate programs while parallel to her visual arts practice, she holds the position of the Creative Director of Apolyto Creative Spot for the last 8 years.

Giorgos Apostolou

Giorgos Apostolou

Product Manager

Giorgos is technically oriented by nature and strives to detect errors in any structure. He likes to built stuff from scratch, combining original ideas and unusual materials. Interpreting any design into shapes and measurements is his core skill along with detailed analysis of any given plan. He started his career in the prepress industry focused on image retouch and art reproduction gaining thorough knowledge of colour behavior on various substrates. This remained his main body of work, starting with lithographies and silkscreen in the early years and followed by digital art printing with complex printer characteristics nowadays.

Stellina Maniatopoulou

Stellina Maniatopoulou

3d Visualist Interior Designer

Stellina Maniatopoulou is an Interior Designer and is specialized on 3D Modeling. She took a Bachelor at Interior Architecture in Technological Educational Institute of Athens and Master’s Degree on the reuse of old industry buildings into museums in Middlesex University of London. She is currently developing models by using 3D technology for Apolyto Creative Spot and offers a realistic experience on her project’s accounts. Stellina combines the function, safety and aesthetics of interior spaces while taking into account how different colors, textures, furniture, lighting, and space work together with art works and artistic interventions.

Sophia Apostolopoulou

Graphic Designer

Sophia studied Graphic Design in Athens. She gets fascinated with everything relative to geometric shapes, patterns and illustration. She loves learning illustration techniques and depicting ideas in a simple, clean and functional design.

In 2017 she started as a freelancer focused on illustration and brand identity and since 2018 she has been working in fashion, creating artwork for both print and digital application, seamless patterns for textile printing.

Since 2019 she has been working on concept-driven projects for Apolyto Creative Spot, creating artworks based on research and using digital design software combined with traditional art mediums depending on every project’s special requirements.

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