My name is Marina Ierides, aka. lamarina
I am a designer specialising in interactive design for installations and performances with a passion for design for social impact.
Avocadots Digital Studio
Head of Design at avocadots digital studio, creating digital identity for companies and individuals through websites and e-commerce sites. Avocadots are a fresh young and innovative digital studio delivering unique results.
At ABR, we are a small team of creatives working on various projects around the experiential design realm.
Interactive installations, architecture, large cultural events, and festival design and organization.
Past Project Positions: VR social event platform Project Leader and Head Designer., Lead designer in interior architecture project
Current Position: Lead Performance Designer for a festival stage and experiential designer for one of the festival's locations.
A 15th-month course that allowed me to explore the capabilities of various technologies to design experiences, spaces and products. Through this masters, I was able to learn a new skillset and I have gained huge exposure to new and emerging technologies.
lamda.cubed.: an interactive object that visualises sound
we.ar___.: a series of interactive projects aiming to bring exposure on the issue of the pollution caused by fast fashion.
Throughout the time of the master’s I had the opportunity to exhibit and present my work to a wide audience.
A well-rounded course that has helped me develop my design thinking as well as my problem-solving skills. Training to become a Designer with a good practice and understanding in engineering. The program is taught in such a way, to allow students to experience group work and individual projects in a way that reflects the industrial reality. Throughout these 3 years we have done several projects and collaborations with some major companies like Johnson & Johnson, Ford and many more.
MArch, Design for Performance and Interaction
The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
BEng, Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering
Queen Mary University of London
Creative Design Intern
Creative lead on a project with an aim to create a VR experience in collaboration with a fashion designer.
Visiting Design Tutor
Offering individual and group tutorials to all undergraduate students taking the Design Module. Discussing their design work and how they should proceed.
Queen Mary University
Content and Projection Specialist
A project done in collaboration with students from the National Film and Television School to produce an advertisement film for the ODEON iSense Cinemas
Content Designer and Creator
A project done for the Bartlett School of Architecture for the visuals displayed for the Summer Show event. The visuals included branding of the event and abstract visuals to accompany the music of the event
Research & Development Intern
DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson
My responsibilities included, working on improving the product I created for the company, taking part in new projects and brainstorming meetings to come up with innovative solutions.
Graphic & Branding Design Fellow
Ample Maps App
Working as part of a small team aiming to create a start-up application, has allowed me to work in-depth on the designs and play a vital role in the decision-making process of all design-related issues.
As the Creative Director of TEDxQMUL, I was in charge of all creative and visual content as well as the management of all the related tasks.
Autodesk Fusion 360, Adobe Creative Cloud,
Basic HTML,CSS, JS
Fountain of Hygiene
The Design Museum, London, UK
Fountain of Hygiene
Bompas & Parr Online Exhibition, Worldwide
ArtFix Gallery, London, UK
Ugly Duck Gallery, London, UK (postponed)
The Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK
Future of Retail
Samsung Experience Store, London, UK
Introduction to Cypriot Creatives
Exhibition, Fountain of Hygiene
Fountain of Hygiene
TEDxQMUL Team introduction
Posters addressing Covid-19