I am Tina Touli, 
a London-based freelance graphic communication designer specialised in branding, typography and editorial design. However, that does not stop me from exploring different areas, such as web design, illustration, animation, etc.
I have been invited to present my work in different events, for instance, the Adobe Live Stream at OFFF Festival in Barcelona, the Adobe Graphic Design Live Stream, the Adobe Creative Meet Up in London. 
My designs have been repeatedly awarded by associations like Adobe, L'oreal Professionnel Paris, Hewlett Packard, European Packaging Design Association, etc. I have participated in many exhibitions, as for example, at the the Beijing Design Week and the Arcane Gallery. In addition, my designs has been published in various publications, such as the "Creative Packaging Structures" and the “Playful Graphics”.

EDUCATION
2013-2015: MA Communication Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UAL), London-UK
2008-2013: BA in Graphic Arts and Design at Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens, Department of Graphic Design, Athens-Greece
2002-2008: Music High School of Pallini, Athens-Greece

BIO
01/2010-Present: Freelance graphic communication designer
01/2017-06/2017: Full time middleweight graphic designer at Blast Design, London-UK
04/2016-01/2017: Full time jnr/mid graphic designer at Nalla Design, London-UK
02/2016-02/2016: Freelance graphic communication designer at Pearlfisher, London-UK
06/2015-03/2015: Full time graphic communication designer at Modus, London-UK
01/2015-03/2015: Part time graphic designer at CHK Design, London-UK
04/2012-10/2012: Full time graphic designer at “Yalos Branding Intelligence”, Athens-Greece

SELECTED CLIENTS
Adobe, Tate, University of the Arts London, Waitrose

SELECTED AWARDS
"Waitrose Drinks Festival", created at Nalla Design, Highly commended at "Best use of typography" category at Transform Awards 2017 
Award in “Online Adobe Creative Jam” competition 2016, organised by Abobe
Second (2016) and Third (2015) award in the new designers category in the Greek Graphic Design and Illustration Awards (ebge)
First award in “Adobe Creative Jam” competition 2015, organised by Abobe
Awards (two each year: 2014, 2015, 2016) in “New Designers” competition, organised by Gr Design Magazine
Award in “Be our guest” competition 2015, organised by Sunhoo (China)
First award in L’oreal Professionnel Paris competition 2014, organised by L’oreal Professionnel Paris and Central Saint Martins
Second award in “Hewlett Packard” competition 2013, organised by Hewlett Packard and Central Saint Martins
One silver and two bronze awards and an honourable mention in “Design it yourself” competition 2012, organised by European Packaging Design Association (epda) and Valio
Scholarships and awards in the Graphic Design department, as the student with the highest GPA in each academic years (2008-2011) from the State Scholarships Foundation

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PRESENTATIONS, PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
05/2017: "Digital Maker Collective", published at Visualgraphc
05/2017: "30 Years of Adobe Illustrator", published at Pick my templates
05/2017: "Second Collection", published at Spin/Adventures in typography
04/2017: “Adobe at OFFF Festival”, speaker at the Adobe livestream, Barcelona, Spain
03/2017: "Adobe Stock Presents: The Female Creator", interview by Abobe Stock
03/2017: "36daysoftype", the stop motion animation of the "h" letter has been feautured
02/2017: “Adobe Live-Graphic Design”, speaker at the Adobe livestream, Paris, France
11/2016: "Adobe at Bett 2017” speaker over a few days at Adobe at Bett Show, London
2016: Multiple times guest speaker at Adobe Education Exchange online courses
08/2016: Fragments: Typography Deconstructed group exhibition, Pocko, London-UK
02/2016: “Playful Graphics” publication, Sandu Publishing
11/2015: “Adobe Creative Meet Up” speaker at the Adobe Meet Up in London-UK
11/2015: “Creative Packaging Structures” publication, SendPoints Publishing
11/2015: “Something Good ”, published at Packaging of the world 
10/2015: “Something Good” published at Package inspiration
10/2015: “Beijing Design Week 2015” group exhibition, Beijing-China
07/2015: “Print/4”, group exhibition, Arcane Gallery, London-UK
05/2015: “Xhibit 2015” group exhibition, John Jones Project Space, London-UK
04/2015: “New Designers Competition” group exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens-Greece
03/2015: “Be our guest” guest speaker, InterContinental Resort Jiuzhai Paradise, China
2015: 'Merge' group exhibition, 90 Main Yard, London, UK
11/2014: “Speed can be fatal” publication, Newspaper of Journalists
04/2014: “Eye music” solo exhibition and presentation, Greek Graphic Designers Association, Athens-Greece
03/2014: “Xhibit 2014” group exhibition, Art Bermondsey Gallery, London-UK
10/2011: “Evripos Tea” published at Package inspiration

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