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George Triantafyllakos

George is a greek type-designer and initiator of backpacker.gr (free fonts foundry) and atypical.gr (commercial type foundry).

He holds a PhD in Participatory Design of Educational Software from the Computer Science Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Currently he is freelancing as a type/web/graphic designer and a web developer. He has designed typefaces for the Greek Font Society (greekfontsociety-gfs.gr). In 2017 he participated in the team of designers that won the competition for the design of the new visual identity of the National Library of Greece (George D. Matthiopoulos, Dimitris Papazoglou, George Triantafyllakos and Axel Peemöller). The same year he was a member of the jury committee of the Greek Graphic Design and Illustration Awards (ΕΒΓΕ 2017).

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