Simpl. applies a cross-discipline design approach and delivers bespoke results. We are passionate about solving complex problems in a simple manner and aligning all elements to fit a coherent core-concept for all our projects regardless of their scale.
We love working for and with good people. We collaborate with dedicated professionals in project-based teams, to ensure high standards from concept to implementation. We work close with our clients. We ask questions, observe, research, measure and experiment. We tailor our designs to meet our clients’ needs, in more ways than they might expect.
Simpl. is a ‘one stop’ design practice of architecture, interior, product and graphic design. We design in different scales and scopes on a wide spectrum of projects, ranging from single family houses to retail venues and from restoration projects to exhibition spaces. We create distinctive and memorable spaces, identities and products.
Simpl. is the creative partnership of architects Elianna Kolyva & Yannis Stathopoulos.
Crafter by nature, Elianna likes to experiment with new materials and elaborate finishes in projects, diversified from building structures to product design. She has previously worked with leading architectural practices in the field of architecture and restoration, both in public and private projects. She has an eye for detail and deep technical knowledge.
After studying architecture in National Technical University of Athens, Elianna completed an MSc in historical buildings restoration. She is an active member of KORSEAI – Institute of Historical and Archaeological Research and the Hellenic Institute of Marine Archaeology and has taken part in a number of underwater archaeological expeditions.
Yannis is a creative professional with more than 15 years of diversified international experience in residential and commercial projects. His practice stretches beyond architecture and he has hands on experience in product and graphic design. He has collaborated with top architecture and design agencies and leaded the design in award winning retail and office interiors projects. He is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens, school of Architecture. He believes that knowledge is a never ending trip and he keeps expanding his professional skills, by learning from the best of each creative field. He is a passionate travel photographer and an active musician.