Deck your Halls with Affordable Art this Christmas

Deck your Halls with Affordable Art this Christmas

For better or for worse, our homes have been both sanctuary and fortress this year – so dont they desrve a festive treat too? There’s nothing like wall art to inject instant personality or ramp up your style cred and mood. Eva Theofanidis of PrintSin, an online gallery that showcases Greek and international artists, picks out a dozen spirited works of art; perfect for revving up a tired room or transforming your favourite space. 


Eva Theofanidis by Alina Lefa

Nothing like art to inject instant personality, ramp up the style ratings and elevate the festive spirit. And it doesn’t have to be expensive! Eva Theofanides of PrintSin curates just the right mix of dreamy illustrations and bold prints to lift your spirits and elevate your style cred. To battle lockdown blues and surround yourself with round-the-clock inspo,  she suggests you transform your space -and your mood – with emblematic works of art. It gives your space an instant facelift and adds colour, dimension and texture. A work of art signifies not only what you like, but what speaks to you and the experiences you have had. Here’s her pick of 12 stunning works of art created by a roster of Greek and international artists, each with a distinctive style.


Red and BlueBlack girl by Daniel Egnéus

Award-winning illustrator and artist Daniel Egnéus was born n 1972 in Sweden. Daniel has spent 20 years in Prague, London, Berlin, Bologna, Rome, Milano. He has now made Athens, Greece, his base. His drawings are lyrical, intriguing and they draw you right in. “No one draws women like Daniel Egnéus. Just the expression on her face is enough. Daring colour. Bold and beautiful.”

Maria Olga Vlachou – POSTFOLK

Maria Olga was born in Athens, Greece with studies in Graphic Design and Interior Decoration. As a multidisciplinary designer-artist she is constantly inspired by digital art, heritage culture, architecture, music, people, and tradition. “I am so excited about PrintSin’s collaboration with Maria Olga Vlachou and her brand POSTFOLK. This piece from her collection instantly makes me feel happy and positive just looking at it.”

Nearchos Ntaskas “Bicycle”

Illustrator and designer Nearchos Ntaskas started out in 1994, making storyboards for animation productions around Europe. He is active in the field of art; through his exploration, he is more concerned to illustrate something ‘honest’ than ‘good looking’.  “The Bicycle has been a personal favourite of mine for a long time.”

Nikomachi Karakostanoglou ”Feathery #3”

Nikomachi was born in 1970 in Athens. She studied Business Administration at Athens University of Economics and Business, Public Art at Chelsea School of Art and Sculpture at Wimbledon School of Art. “Nikomachi’s drawings are of the essence. They are potent and rich in detail.”

Danae Sargologou “Collecting Pebbles”.

Danae is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Athens, Greece. She holds a BA (Hons) in Illustration & Graphic Design from the London College of Communication. Danae Sargologou Collecting Pebbles. ​”Whenever I see this work it always takes me somewhere calm and peaceful.”

Joanna Burtenshaw “Afternoon Walk”

Having studied and worked in architecture she now works as an artist and illustrator, Joanna lives and works in Kent and Athens with her family. Joanna Burtenshaw Afternoon Walk. ​”This piece really adds colour and light to any space.”

Katerina Kotsala “The Clouds We were Looking at Lying in the Sand and Felt like We were Flying In Between them”

Katerina Kotsala was born in 1982. She has an MFA in 2015 and a BFA from the School of Fine Arts of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki in 2013 (SNF ARTWORKS Fellow ‘18). “Katerina Kotsala is such a skillful painter! Her watercolours are poetic, luscious and full of beautiful craftsmanship.”

Diane Alexandre “Karyatis”.

Diane Alexandre is a French-born graphic designer, living in between Paris and Athens. She studied graphic design and art history at l’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and holds a Master degree in Communication at Sciences Po Paris. Diane Alexandre’s stoic and monumental Karyatis. “I am very drawn to this deep but vibrant blue.”

Niki Gulema “Untitled 1”

Born in Alexandroupolis in 1988, Niki studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Art and Interior Design at the TEI of Athens (SNF ARTWORKS Fellow ‘18). “T​here is something about Niki’s work that I adore. Her works are so sensitive and full of humour.”

Philippos Theodorides “Fanfare”.

Philippos Theodorides was born in Cyprus in 1978. He studied Art for the Community at the University of Surrey, Roehampton in London and painting at the School of Fine Arts in Athens. “Philippos Theodorides’ style is strong but harmonious and really sets the tone in any space.”

Chrysanthos Christodoulou “One for the road and one for the shame”.

Chrysanthos Christodoulou was born in Larisa (Greece). After graduating with distinction from the Lecce School of Fine Arts he continued his postgraduate studies at Bologna School of Fine Arts. He lives and works as an illustrator and visual artist in Paris and Greece. “I am so in love with this collection Chrysanthos designed for PrintSin. These drawings are so allegorical, so beautiful and sensitive.”

Eva Theofanidis has a BFA from  Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She lives and works in Athens, and is the creative spirit behind PrintSin.To order museum-quality prints, delivered to your doorstep from PrintSin’s roster of artists (Daniel Egneus, Nikomachi Karakostanoglou, Diane Alexandre, Joanna Burtenshaw, Philippos Theodorides, Maria Olga Vlachou – POSTFOLK, Rotate Design, Nearchos Ntaskas, Apostolos Chantzaras, Danae Sargologou, Chrysanthos Christodoulou, Niki Gulema, Katerina Kotsala, Paris Koutsikos, Markos Zouridakis, Pythagoras Chatzyandreaou, Bertille Verlaine, Elisabetta Reicher, Sasha Prood, Seb Jarnot), visit

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