The 8-meter artwork by Costas Mantzalos draws inspiration from the patterns of traditional lace-making techniques while using a contemporary illustrative/graphic approach. Costas Mantzalos was trained as a visual artist and also specialized in information design in the UK. He is, at present, the Dean of the School of Arts, Communication, and Cultural Studies at Frederick University. Parallel to his academic career, Mantzalos has been involved in numerous international art and design consultations for Unicef, Hilton Hotels, Coca Cola etc. Since 1996 he has been the co-founder of the TWO|FOUR|TWO art group, an art collective with architect Constantinos Kounnis. The TWO|FOUR|TWO collective has been actively involved in the international art scene with shows in Amsterdam, Dortmund, Erlangen, Melbourne, and Nicosia, and participation in various art events and festivals in Athens, Berlin, Naples, New Delhi, Frankfurt, and Paris.