Angelos Panayides has studied Graphic and Advertising design at Frederick Institute of Technology on a full scholarship achieving the highest average score in his class. He continued his studies at the University of the West of England, obtaining a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design and an MA in Interactive Media-Video and Sound Arts. He has worked in the Post-Production for BBDO-Telia & Pavla, advertising agency in Cyprus and he is the founder of Think Positive New Media.
Moreover, he worked as full time Special Teaching Staff at the Department of Applied Arts at Frederick Institute of Technology. He is an active member of Semiotics and Visual Communications Lab as well as the Cyprus Semiotics Association. He is a founding member and the secretary of Cyprus Graphic Design & Illustration Association and board member of Cyprus Creative Club (member of the ADC*E). He has participated in several international design exhibitions and biennials and his work has been acknowledged in various publications both locally and internationally. His work has been awarded with a silver award at the Pygmalion Awards 2012, with his entry at Poster Advertising and bronze at the Pygmalion Awards 2015 in Book design and placed in the winner lists of Hiii Typography 2014. His research interests focus also on illustration, collage, print and the use of digital media as alternative means of expression in contemporary art.