Over the past fifteen years, Andreas has sampled various aspects of design. With a BA in Graphic & Advertising Design and a MA in Editorial Design, he has journeyed through various disciplines from fine arts to visual communication. In 2009 he founded 82 Degrees (formerly ColourBlind Studio) and worked on a myriad of projects that included branding, corporate identity, user experience design, website design, print design, illustration, typography design, book design, photography, art direction, copywriting, and a little product design.
Today, he dabbles much more in the digital realm, focusing on digital transformation for institutes in the financial industry. 82º is the a union of Andreas' past with his future vision, manifesting in the changing digital world of today.
Andreas currently consults for Backbase in Amsterdam.
His off-time project is 28º, is a line of minimalistic card holders and, recently, camera straps. He has been involved in the branding, identity, photography, packaging, social media, website and production (including sewing). He has also successfully marketed them on various platforms such as Bol.com and Amazon.co.uk.
Andreas was born and raised in South Africa. He has Cypriot roots and currently living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He thrives in multi-cultural environments, always engaging, searching, observing and absorbing.