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Anarita Valley B10 M7
Agias Marinas 27
Anarita, Paphos 8502

Company Name

Charis Tsevis

Company Type

Art / Illustration


Greek, Italian, English

Established In








Graphis Archives

Biography/Work Experience

Charis Tsevis is a Greek visual designer living and working in Pafos, Cyprus. He holds a Diploma in Graphic Design from the Akademie für das Grafische Gewerbe, München and a Master in Visual Design from the Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milano. He manages a modest studio on the island of Cyprus serving clients all over the world. His client list includes companies like Nike, Google, Ferrari, PepsiCo, Toyota and IKEA, advertising agencies like TBWA\Chiat\Day, Saatchi & Saatchi LA, DDB Munich and Leo Burnett Hong Kong and media like Time, Fortune, Wired and the Wall Street Journal. Charis is a visiting professor of Editorial Design and Typography at the AKTO College in Athens since the year 1996. He has also presented seminars at the Panteion University of Athens and he has given lectures in numerous national and international conferences and symposiums such as the International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication, the TEDx Athens, the Adobe D-Day, the World Design Day and many more. Charis is often writing articles about design theory, aesthetics and history of computing in some highly respected art and IT magazines in Greece (+design, RAM etc). He has also written 2 books about Adobe Photoshop. Charis' work is awarded in ED Awards (Europe), Epica Awards (Europe), NPSA (USA), Behance (USA), EBGE (Greece) and others. He is named for 4 times in a row as one of the 200 World's Best Illustrators by Lürzer's Archive. Charis' work has been featured in many books, magazines and websites around the world. His art work has been presented in exhibitions in Athens, Barcelona, San Jose and other cities around the globe. Since 2016 Lumas is selling series of his art.

Philosophy on Work

Visual designer living on the sunny side of the planet.

Professional Specialties

Digital Illustration, Photomosaics, High complexity imagery, Photocollages,


Latin Grammy 2020 Nomination, The Pygmalion AwardThe Pygmalion Award Issued by The Cyprus Creative Club · Oct 2020, The Pygmalion AwardsThe Pygmalion Awards Issued by The Cyprus Creative Club · Oct 2019 200 Lürzer’s Archive Best Illustrators200 Lürzer’s Archive Best Illustrators Issued by Lürzer’s Archive · Jan 2018, 2016, 2014 Award of Excellence (Society for News Design Annual Creative Competition)Award of Excellence (Society for News Design Annual Creative Competition) Issued by Society for News Design, U.S.A. · Jan 2017 3 Premio Colunistas Awards3 Premio Colunistas Awards Issued by Premio Colunistas (Brazil) · Jan 2015 CASE AwardCASE Award Issued by CASE - Council for Advancement and Support of Education (USA) · Jan 2015 2 ED Awards Issued by European Design Awards - ED AWARDS (Europe) · Jan 2009 EPICA AwardEPICA Award Issued by Epica Awards (Europe) · Jan 2009 IN-AWE (International Award of Excellence)IN-AWE (International Award of Excellence) Issued by Healthcare Communication & Marketing Association (HCMA), (USA) · Jan 2009 National Press Photographers Association AwardsNational Press Photographers Association Awards Issued by National Press Photographers Association (USA) · Jan 2009 EBGE AwardEBGE Award Issued by EBGE (Greek Design and Illustration Awards) · Jan 2004, 2003, 2002

Proudest Achievements

Having worked for the US Olympic team for their Rio 2016 House of the USA. Having the honour to work for clients such as Google, Apple, Adobe, Toyota, Ikea and media like Time, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, LA Times...


Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milano. Akademie für das Grafische Gewerbe, Athens/Munich


Corporations: Adobe, AIA, Airbus, AT&T, Aspen/Epsilon, Banco Bradesco, Best Buys, BLG Citibank, Coca-Cola Company, Clear Channel Dentyne, Delta Airlines Ebay, Emirates, Eurowings Ferrari, Foire de Lyon, FGM, Franklin Templeton Investments Gigasports, Google, Gillette Hewlett Packard, Honda IKEA, iHeartRadio Kyocera, KLIK Records Little, Brown & Co, LID publishing, Lumas MAN Natuzzi, Network Rail, Nike, Nikon OTE - Greece Telecom Panasonic, Parachute Fonts, Penguin Books, PepsiCo, PFC TV, Procter & Gamble Rosenbauer, Rubicon Project Sanyo, Saudi Aramco, Sirona, Skinomics Toyota, Transaero Airlines Unilever, USPS Vale Yahoo! Zepros Media: ALFA, Arise, Athens Voice Billboard, BleacherReport CBS, Consumer Reports Dialogue Review, Die Presse, Discover ELLE. Epoca, Esquire, Evening Standard, Exhibitor Fast Company, Focus, Fortune, Frankfurter Algemeine Glamour Harper's Bazaar, Hemispheres, Huffington Magazine ITV La Repubblica, Le Monde, L'Equipe, Los Angeles Times MeetingsNet, Men's Health, Metromix, Modern Advertising, Monet, MONO, Mother Jones, Muy Interessante, Handelsblatt, NRC Handelsblad OCWeekly Panorama, Pharmacy Practice, P.M. RAM Sao Paulo, Science News, Shortlist, Smithsonian Magazine, Sports Illustrated The Wall Street Journal, Time, TimeOut, TV Guide Village Voice Wired, Womankind Advertising, PR and visual communication agencies: Alametifarika Istanbul Communication Effect Athens, Creable LA, Colangelo DDB Munich, Designers United Thessaloniki, Destino Oslo, Draft FCB New York Harrison & Star New York, Hasan & Partners Helsinki, Havas 360 Puteaux Cedex Foolbite Monza, FCB New York Geometry London, Imperial Trading Company Leo Burnett Hong Kong, Lida London, Lowe Dubai McMurry/TMG Neogama BBH Sao Paolo Primacy, Publicis Milano, Pico International Bahrain, Publicis One Team NYC, Publicis Groupe France, Publicis Activ Lyon, PulseCX Montgomeryville, Purohit Navigation, Purpose Agency, Richards Carlberg Houston, Ruiz Company Barcellona Saatchi & Saatchi Bermuda, Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles, Saatchi X London, Section D Vienna TBWA\Chiat\Day LA, The Bank London, Tom Comunicação, Twinhouse Vitro Agency San Diego Education: AKTO College College of Charleston Darmouth College Emory University Fashion Art Institute Georgetown University Harvard University University of California in San Francisco University of Pittsburgh Non Profit: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), International Reggae Poster Contest National Audubon Society Pillars of Greek Culture Smithsonian Institute The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Up Greek Tourism United States Olympic Committee


The Cyprus Creative Club Art Directors Club of Europe