"My name is Yiorgos Xistris and I am marketing and branding graphic designer. Passionate for creativity, currently working as a Design Director in an advertising agency in Athens, Greece.

Joined the graffiti art philosophy in 1993. Been active graffiti writer as geox with the NBW crew for more than 15 years and always looking for new graphic challenges. At the same time developed skills as a tattoo artist and keep doing more and more.
Always looking for new challenges abroad in graphic design and other kind of design studies. Always positive and ready for every big or small task. Dedicated to the “out of the box” philosophy.

My primary projects among others have been TV commercials, digital marketing campaigns and print campaigns.
I have been always willing to give my best, trying to satisfy each project needs. I have been always interested in new technologies and design trends and to be up to date. Combined with a lots of experience has been what keeps me inspired."

The Arts of Cultures – Art as a key for dialogue of cultures

Essen, Germany & Athens, Greece, July 2017:
The multi-awarded brand Melon® from Germany starts a partnership with UrbanAct & BikeArt from Greece and brings act #05 of the international art program “The Arts of Cultures” to their home country.

In 2013 Melon® presented “The Arts of Cultures by Melon®” program at the Eurobike for the first time.
In cooperation with the Hungarian Partizan Art Studios and Gallery young Hungarian artists painted 24 plain white Melon® helmets with a breathtaking result: the everyday object helmet turned into a stage for cultural messages.

Annually updated TAOC collaborations followed with helmet collections from Romania, the Metropolis Ruhr and Berlin. Every helmet created is an amazing piece of art inspired by the backgrounds, surroundings, landscapes, culture and people the artists face every day.
Since the start in 2013 the different TAOC collections have travelled all over the globe and have been gazed by thousands of art inspired and bicycle addicted people.

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