visual arts

Stephen Spyropoulos

Part-time lecturer

Stephen Spyropoulos is an artist and interactive designer. He is currently VP of User Experience and Design for Gilt Groupe overseeing all aspects of design. Previously Stephen was head of creative for Gilt, and senior design director for Heavy. He has directed projects for clients such as Samsung Interactive, Matador Records, The Beggars Group, and XL Records. Stephen was named Creative Review's One to Watch and has exhibited and lectured about his work internationally. 

In 2002 with his brother Theodore he co-founded the experimental architecture and design studio Minimaforms. The work of Minimaforms has been exhibited internationally. In 2008 their project Memory Cloud that was performed in London's Trafalgar Square was named one of the top ten international public art installations by the Telegraph. They have also been featured in The New York Times, BBC, ABC News, Wired Magazine, Time Out, Mashable, Discovery Channel, and many others. Minimaforms has been exhibited in cultural institutions such as the MoMA, ICA London, Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Barbican Centre in London. A 208 page monograph of their work titled Enabling was published in 2010.