Kostas Kanellopoulos Web & Graphic Designer / Illustrator


Project: 4st International poster competition
Category: Graphic Design

Agency: Kostas Kanellopoulos
Client: Graphic Stories Cyprus

Description: “Graphic Stories Cyprus” invites all the creative people to take part in the international poster contest titled “Cultural Heritage, one World, one Future” and to see their work printed, by creating their own postal card. The international contest is part of the 6th Conference on Graphic Design and Visual Communication in Cyprus.

The central theme of the poster is the cultural heritage through the triptych Construction Environment – Natural Environment – Objects. Cultural heritage is everywhere around us. Through buildings, constructions, archaeological finds, rural landscapes, agriculture, books, records, images that have been transferred from generation to generation by subsets of lifestyles. The poster combine different categories using line art icons and typography projecting the multifaceted dimension of different practices and expressions of value but also to symbolize that it remains timeless and vibrant with a significant part in history.

The creative idea – Cultural heritage, one World, one Future: Cultural heritage is of universal value to man and society and can play an important role in building the future of mankind. Cultural heritage shapes both our identity and our everyday life, as well as our future in the common world that we all live.

The subject of the “Cultural heritage, one World, one Future” contest, and the corresponding exhibition, aim at highlighting and promoting the value of Cultural Heritage and the importance of diversity in relation to it, for the common future of all people on earth. Participants in the contest are invited to visualize their thoughts, ideas and concerns on the value of Cultural Heritage and answer the question on how our cultural diversity can be our strength to enhance the sense, that we belong to a common world and share a common future.