Lefteris Tsampikakis was born in the island of Rhodes, Greece. In 2013 he graduated from the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering of the University of the Aegean in Syros Island.
He employs novelty as the ultimate purpose of his designs, referring either to functionality or aesthetics. From his perspective, design is a process of experimentation and understanding, aiming in the satisfaction of human needs.
Currently, he is working as an independent industrial and product designer, collaborating with companies both in Greece and abroad. Among the awards he has received stand the Red Dot 2016 and Silver International Design Award for his “Magnetosphere Desk Lamp” and the Red Dot Honourable Mention 2015 for his “Illusive Stool”.