Janaina Baxevani continues to make a difference in the Art World with her innovative contributions.
“Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think of artists as different brand personalities and their art as the image of their brand personality.” – Janaina Baxevani*
Janaina specialises in the field of design for art galleries and museums. Her designs contribute towards effective story-telling and attracts audiences to these prestigious institutions. Her 360 degree approach to design is what has made an impact in the art world and has taken visual communication to another level.
Janaina’s passion about contributing to the art and heritage sector, has allowed her to engage with audiences through sensory immersive experiences. Her field of expertise is unique. She brings meaning to an artwork and to an exhibition space, with an intention to educate the visitor about a subject matter.
One of her catalogue designs for the most prestigious Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, which was acquired by Christie’s, has been deemed as the most influential piece in the UK history.
“The Armada Portrait book is a work of art in itself. It now holds pride of place on library shelves and, despite the limited edition, it can be considered one of the most influential art books printed in the UK during the last few years.” – Alexis Ashot, director and international head of Private Sales and Old Masters group at Christie’s.
Janaina Baxevani is best known for the creation of multi-disciplinary and innovative projects with a strong creative vision and cross-platform design skills. She can visualise how concepts will develop from print, through to display, digital platforms and app editions. Her works are research driven; through intelligent enquiry and evaluation, creating a framework for a deeper insight into graphic design and its future development. She has been on a constant quest for innovative research methods, emerging technology systems and trends, making a significant contribution to knowledge and to the art & heritage world.
NB. Taking into account all of her achievements thus far, she has been shortlisted and nominated to achieve the Greek International Women Award for the Design category 2021. We wish her best!
You can proceed and vote at: https://greekinternationalwomenawards.com/shortlisted…/
Coming from a noble family, rich in history, Janaina is a multi-disciplinary communication designer and art director, currently working for the art world. She holds an FdA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, a BA(Hons) in Fashion Promotion: Public Relations from London College of Fashion, an MA in Graphic Branding from the University of the Arts London, an MA in Communication Design from the University of Westminster and an MRes in Communication Design from the Royal College of Art. She has worked for clients including Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Maddox Gallery, InStyle, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar, and her greatest expertise revolves around the worlds of art and heritage. Janaina designs for purpose and her design work attempts to tell stories and create meaningful experiences. She has worked for Halcyon Gallery, producing identities for exhibitions, bespoke client fine art volumes and promoting contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol, Dale Chihuly, Lorenzo Quinn and Bob Dylan. Her works are research driven, through intelligent enquiry and evaluation, they create a framework for a deeper insight into graphic design and its future development. Alongside her current professional work (for Sebastian Gallery), she is conducting research and writing a book on ‘Smellscapes in Museums of 18th century Old Masters’. This project explores means of communicating historical significance through smells. With her research and sensory creations, Janaina aims to show the potential of communication design practice to contribute towards history of art education, preservation of heritage and curatorial practice.