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Klimis Mastoridis is Professor of Typography & Graphic Communication and Associate Dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, where he also served as the Head of the Department of Design & Multimedia for six years (April 2008-2014).
He is director of 'Hyphen, a typographic forum', and author of the books 'Reproduction and printing issues' (in Greek / 1988, 1993, 1997, new ed. 2010) and 'Casting the Greek newspaper; a study of the morphology of the ephemeris from its origins until the introduction of mechanical setting' (1999).
Director of the "Institute for the Study of Typography & Visual Communication" (ISTVC), a Fellow of the "International Society of Typographic Designers" (ISTD), and the "Institute of Paper, Printing and Publishing", (IP3), UK, and member of several academic societies relating to graphic communication, design and the history of printing, Klimis has participated in many conferences and was responsible for the academic part of the first-ever international conference about typography held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1992 (DIDOT Programme).
Klimis is the initiator of the idea and the driving force behind the "International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication" (ICTVC | 2002, 2004, 2007, and 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece; 2010 and 2013 in Nicosia, Cyprus) and has more than 40 years of professional publishing and design experience. His research interests include printing history and technology, and typographic design for visual communication.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Reading

External positions

Director/Editor, Hyphen, a typographic forum

Director, Institute for the Study of Typography and Visual Communication

General Secretary, International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication

Keywords

  • DF Greece
  • Printing
  • Typography
  • Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Graphic Communication
  • Typefoundries
  • Publishing
  • L Education (General)
  • Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Typography
  • Publishing
  • Graphic Language
  • TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
  • Printing
  • Design
  • Publishing
  • NE Print media
  • Printing
  • Design
  • Typography
  • Publishing
  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • Graphic Design
  • Typography
  • Printing
  • Publishing
  • Visual Communication
  • Graphic Language
  • Graphic Communication

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Research Output 1990 2019

Design for Visual Communication: Challenges and Priorities

Mastoridis, K. (ed.), Sioki, N. (ed.) & Dyson, M. (ed.), 2019, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars. 170 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Visual Communication
Typography
Millennium
History
Anthology

On the graphic language of the handwritten Greek ephemeris

Mastoridis, K., 2019, (In preparation).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Language
Readership
Artifact
Physical Properties

Making (printing) history in Cyprus: a museum waiting to be made?

Mastoridis, K., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Printer
Cyprus
Evaluation
Bookbinder
Collaborators

Thessaloniki, a special case in contemporary Greek visual communication

Mastoridis, K., 2017, In : Slanted Magazin. 30, p. 210-214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Communication
Thessaloniki
Costume
Bookshop
Patchwork

A 19th century soul compass… A typographic approach to Karamanlidika

Mastoridis, K., 2014, In : Hyphen, a typographic forum. 10, 16, p. 52-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Annual Conference
Religion
Authorship
History
Belgium