MADE IN ATHENS
Alexia Kokkinou is specialised in both fine and mechanical bookbinding. With studies in Interior Architecture and Design, as well as Graphic Arts Technology and Fine Arts, she was also taught all the methods of printing, including the techniques for lithography and silk-screen print. From 1993 to 1996, Alexia shadowed Georgios Foskolos, fine book binder, who passed on to her his experience in bookbinding, the conservation and restoration of books and the art of gold tooling and of decorating the binding. In 1996, after 45 years of running his bindery, Georgios Foskolos appointed her as his successor.
Alexia Kokkinou has participated in many forums, conferences, exhibitions and contests, while she has received an award at Biennales Mondiales de la Reliure d’Art. She also teaches bookbinding lessons.