School of Science and Technology Faculty

Athanasios Babalis

Product designer based in Thessaloniki Greece.

He studied Product and Furniture Design at the London Metropolitan University and the Royal College of Art in London.

His professional career started in London and continued in New York where he worked for seven years for companies like Dimensional Media Associates Inc. and Dakota Jackson Inc. as a product designer.

In 2003 he returned to Thessaloniki, Greece where he established his own design studio. He has worked as Professor of Industrial Design at the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly from 2006-2014. In 2014 he co-founded the company with Constantinos Hoursoglou.

Many of his designs have received awards from International and Greek authorities and companies like the EBGE Awards (GR 2011), the Dieline Awards 2010 (USA), the Green Good Design 2011 (USA), the British Standards Institute (1996), the Royal Society of Arts (1994 and 1995), the Greek Ministry of Development (2007), the Bank of Greece (2007), the company Furnidec – Hellexpo (GR, 1994 and 1995), the company Dromeas SA (GR, 2006) etc.

He has exhibited his work at many International exhibitions in London, Paris, New York, Chicago, St. Etienne, Athens and Thessaloniki.

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