Zach studied Architecture and Product & Systems Design Engineering at Brighton University and at the University of the Aegean, specializing in Design Management. After his internship at the Atelier Van Lieshout (AVL), under the guidance of Joep Van Lieshout, he returned to Greece and established the boutique design agency ZS Studio in 2006.

 

He is a dedicated designer - manager - maker with a passion for contemporary limited edition design and high-end bespoke manufacturing. Throughout his career his diverse work and talent have attracted numerous commissions and international press coverage.

 

Following ZS Studio's business closing down, Zach relocated to London and project/ production manages retail projects for creative agencies and companies such as Ted Baker London, Millington Associates, Harlequin Design, Elemental Design.. 

Zach occasionally travels back to the island of Syros, where he is actively involved in the revival of a traditional vineyard, enjoying life amongst the company of family and friends.

 

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Publications :

 

Rob Thompson, 2013, Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production (The Manufacturing Guides), Thames & Hudson, London.

Costas Bissas, 2012, Once Upon A Sponge: a case study on research through design, papairlines, Artist in Industry: The Role of Design in the Digital Age, International Conference, Bucharest, Romania.

 

Lectures :

 

“How to succeed in a remote design studio”, University of the Aegean, Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, November 4th 2012, Syros, Greece