Marina Dimo is a graphic designer and illustrator. She has studied Art & Design in Athens and London, taking her MA Degree in Arts in Design. After working in Athens, she moved to Rome for eight years, where she formed her professional experience in illustration and graphic design. She is currently living between Athens and Rome, working as a free-lancer, collaborating with various agencies and individuals mainly in Italy, Greece and Switzerland.
Her work is mainly focused on printed material, but it also includes installations, paintings and set design. She has participated in various exhibitions and events. In March 2011 the first children's book with her illustrations was published by the Swiss publishing company Hochschild Ltd.
Children's book illustrations, illustration and layout for book covers, cards, web illustration, layout and art direction. Illustrations mostly made by hand, but also vector illustrations for specific projects..
Art Director and Illustrator
Med-INA (Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Anthropos)
From July 2012
Graphics and Art for several Med-INA environmental projects, including logo and profile identity, brochure, all conference graphics and ID (conference invitations, program agenda, stickers, envelopes, conference layout, posters ect) and the project presentation GUIDE: 200 pages> layout, graphics and 30 illustrated pages.
New corporate identity designer
November 2010 - November 2013
Art Director and graphic designer
Illustrator & Art Designer
Hochschild ltd, Printing & Art Editions, switzerland
June 2010 - June 2010
25 Watercolour illustrations and book layout for childrens book "Natascha, Ein wunderkind" 2011. 100 pages
layout designer, Art director
Lector Ltd (Book Publishing Editions)
September 2008 - July 2009
graphic designer and art director for parallel projects
Art director, graphic designer
Lorenzo de Medici
July 2006 - September 2009
Università Telematica "Guglielmo Marconi"
June 2005 - June 2006
Graphic Designer: Graphics, layout, animation graphics
Gentil (graphic design agency)
May 2005 - July 2005
Graphic design & illustrations : corporate identity, logo, brochure ecc for "Gentil", Roma. Logo design Enel ragazzi
Freelance Art Director / Self-employed
September 2004 - September 2004
Arts, Graphic Design and Illustrations
Logo & Identity for the Vjosa/Aoos Ecomuseum
Creation of the Vjosa/Aoos River Ecomuseum Identity:
Art Direction, Illustration,Graphic Design for the project Identity.
Logo, Brochure, Book Guide (200-pages), Conference Layout> Poster, conference program brochure, invitations, conference folders, stickers, web site consultation.
Vjosa/Aoos River Ecomuseum Project: Greece and Albania, the two countries traversed by the Vjosa / Aoos River, have joined hands in order to create this River Ecomuseum, an interactive museum that displays in situ the natural and cultural heritage and identity of this transboundary area. A museum without walls that tells the story of the interaction of people with the local environment as it has developed through the centuries.
The gift of the moon
The 'gift of the moon' is a 30-pages fairytale written by Kostas Tziovas, narrating a story involving greek places and traditions of the Pindos..
The illustrations are vectors, made in Adobe InDesign with a Wacom tablet. The designs are based on the story and depict the very landscapes, elements and buildings being described in the text, enriching the narration..
The graphic design, layout and art direction is was also curated by Marina Dimo
Book for the project 'Aoos/Vjosa River Ecomuseum' (Med-Ina , Athens 2014)
Quick sketches of Paris life, Paris 2012
the sheep cloud
A childrens' book story , written and illustrated by Marina Dimo.. A sweet story of a lonely sheep and its new adventures..
Illustrations made by hand, materials used: Tombow Dual Brush Pens, pencil, colored pencil.
Work in progress
ODD-it Logo and bookmark
"ODD-it", UNCOMMON EDITING> logo creation and bookmark design for stationary and book editions.
Commissioned by Lector Ltd, 2009
Uncube logo & sticker
"UnCube" logo creation and sticker design for stationary and book editions.
Commissioned by Lector Ltd, 2008
ILEANA TOUNTA contemporary art center brochure
Graphic design and layout for the 2004 brochure of the ILEANA TOUNTA contemporary art center.
ILEANA TOUNTA; 2004
'Silenzio' is a black and white fairytale "silent book" i.e a story without words, narrated only through its pictures-illustrations.
Self-employed, work in progress 2013
Project for children's' book "Alfabetando, L'alfabetto tramite i segni degli animali"
The italian alphabet through animal signs
Self-employed ROme, 2012
Pilot gel liquid Ink on manilla paper
Participation with 14 paintings- illustrations at the exhibition of 24 illustrators from Italy: “Minoreugualle ≤50”. Exhibition held in Dicember 2012 (Rome)
"Kokkino" is a card illustration project, initially created for the Bologna Fair contest.
Materials used: mixed technique combining linoleum carvings with linoleum colours, acrylic colours, Tombow Dual Brush Pens, pencil.
Qualifications & Certifications
Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi
Vakalo School of Art and Design