Cyprus-born architect and artist Kostas Neofitidis spent the better part of the past two decades on a magical journey through Southeast Asia, immersing himself in an alternative way of living that inspires his architectural and artistic work. It has been these experiences that have lent creative inspiration for the artist's interior design, architecture and artwork; specifically the vibrancy of beach life.
Neofitidis' most recent artwork is a series that boasts colorful, geometric line-work printed on high-quality fabric fitted onto wood frames. The KOTA collections art panels embody positive emotion to everyday environments with the use of vibrant colors, and bold shapes. The array of forms become figurative; an essence of landforms through which unique beach stories emerge and where KOTA, Neofitidis' protagonist of the beach stories, is born. "Kota lives happily on a magical beach submerged under water looking at life in a positive way.." Notes the artist.
The KOTA series is an architectural expression of Neofitidis' seaside experiences. Now watch them come to life in Pro Motion Animations' digital short.
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