In a 1927 letter to Sigmund Freud, Romain Rolland coined the phrase “oceanic feeling” to refer to the sensation of being one with the universe. According to Rolland, this feeling is the source of all the religious energy that permeates in various religious systems, and one may justifiably call oneself religious on the basis of this oceanic feeling alone, even if one renounces every belief and every illusion. […]

A landscape is an illimitable state. It’s not restricted within the visible area in front of our eyes, but it extends in an undefined distance, reaching for the limits of our interpretation over ourselves and the world around us. It is because every landscape is eventually defined as the vast open field where our thoughts and feelings are meeting with the outside world. It’s both an imaginary field and an actual reality, a perpetual state and a momentary revelation. […]

A sloping triangular site facing the sea. A house as a series of adjoining rooms. Retaining walls, so common in the surrounding Mediterranean landscape. Here they contain the land and the living. Volumes at different elevations follow the topography. Each with a dedicated program. Enter from the top of the site. There, a stair continues the slope into the house. The first experience upon entering: A house as a viewing apparatus onto the sea. […]

Ancient Greek Sandals are handmade locally by skilled craftsmen using traditional techniques that have existed for centuries. A raw, yet feminine aesthetic distinguishes this sandal brand. The chemical free, natural tan leather ages beautifully with time and wear. Ancient Greek Sandals are available at the world’s best retailers including Net-a- Porter, Selfridges, Matches in London, Le Bon Marche, Colette and Merci in Paris, Antonia in Milan, Theresa in Munich, Bergdorf Goodman, Forty Five Ten and Maxfield in the USA, and Luisa via Roma, Moda Operandi and My Theresa.

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The Doric Dune settlement was designed to be part of the Delphi Golf-Resort in Fokida. It is placed in the area of Makranikolas, the southernmost part of the prefecture of Fokida at a distance of 22 kilometres from the aforementioned Central Hotel unit. […]

“The first time we set foot on the land where Keli and Mandri cottages proudly stand, an impressive 2.5 hectare property on top of a rocky hill overlooking the Kalo Ambeli fields, we said to ourselves this is the place to be. We are talking about what today is the Natura Residences complex. […]

Developed along a plot of land with an idyllic view of the Aegean, Vi[g]la was designed to provide enjoyable and comfortable holidays to its guests. With an angle of more than 180 degrees, the view spans from Naxos to Tinos giving the opportunity to observe the west part of the Aegean including unique sunsets. […]

“I was born and raised in Heraklion city, on the island of Crete in Greece. I studied Architecture in UTH and worked as an architect with two large practices in Athens for the first years of my career. In 2009, I decided to return to my hometown and continue working as a freelance architect there. […]

Sophie Deloudi negotiates in a brand new way with her kind of feminism for her new collection, summer 2020. Consistent to her values according elegance, she manages to reposition simple, primary principles. Sophie Deloudi worships women, respects their bodies and always designs driven by attention to details and quality – her way of being. […]

“The diversity of the projects we implement and the basis of our philosophy for a perfect balance between creativity and results, have prompted us to choose from a variety of colours and printing technologies, elements that blend harmoniously together and reinforce the original idea of differentiation and experimentation. […]

We dream a vivid colourful universe – spaces in which the use of color provokes ecstasy, happiness, curiosity and every emotion in between. Our design approach is based on a whimsical interplay of colors and geometry in order to create spaces which can trigger memories and at the same time create new ones. It’ s all about domestic colorful interiors that welcome you into spaces of indolent experimentation and colorful contradictions. […]

An 1980’s abandoned building redesigned and renovated to fulfil the owners’ needs for a contemporary, functional house. The basic design challenge was the split-level motif that the existing building was following, whereas the sense of nature was intense, as the building stands in the center of a 5.000 acres plot with a distinct geomorphology. […]

At the foot of ‘Lefka Ori’ the village of Roustika grow on the hilltops, tucked away in the olive groves, vineyards and herb bushes. In this primordial place, 500 meters from the village a French couple decided to house their large extended family and spend their summers in a pure Cretan environment where traditions hold and stand the test of time. […]

Thanks to their strong sense of repetition and innate musicality, Philippos Theodorides paintings are directly related to rhythmicality. His painting is the result of an intense expressionism, where gesture and composition are guided by instinct and spontaneous creativity. […]