The design of Ikt Marmaron new headquarters was inspired by the company’s philosophy, which stems from the material’s timelessness, nature and application in contemporary construction. Innovative methods of material processing allow a new approach towards marble, which can transcend conventional lines and predefined limits. […]
Retsina is one of the oldest kinds of wine globally, with more than 2000 years of history. Easy to make and to preserve, it was folk’s favorite in ancient Greece and continues to be one of the most popular wines in the country, especially during traditional carnivals and fairs. […]
Kanel is a Swedish konditori that opened in Thessaloniki in 2020. The owner’s family has lived for many years in Sweden and along with the mentality has brought back to Greece a classic Swedish recipe, that of the kanelbullar.
Our team was inspired by the simplicity of the Scandinavian interiors, which were adapted in Thessaloniki’s warmer territory.
The space is divided in two parts, the warm and the cold. The warm part is painted in a mud like terracotta and creates a nest enclosing the bar and preparation area. The lack of joints and the color unity of the nest were accomplished with the use of decorative micro cement. The cold part is the seating area and is like a corridor leading to the nest. A contemporary reading of Venetian terrazzo by Emil Group was installed on the floor. The marble fragments of the Medley tiles by Ergon were chosen in white tones to highlight the antithesis between the two spaces. The earth-tone graphic pattern on the wall is a play between diverse geometric forms and works as the connective link between the two spaces.
The neon quotes express Kanel’s philosophy and at the same time create “instagrammable” backgrounds. With the phrase ‘a piece for everyone’ as the café’s motto, anyone and everyone are invited to join.
The IOANNA KOURBELA BASICS SS ’20 collection draws inspiration from Greek art, tradition and the Greek summer. Cycladic art is this seasons’ main theme. […]
Design and thematic photography for the first lookbook of Kirki handmade jewelry by Slab design. […]
After having travelled to Greece for many years to windsurf, a Paris-based French-Swedish couple finally found their dream spot on the windy island of Karpathos. […]
“The work’s starting point has been my concern about the state of European politics – a concern that many share. For over a decade now, the continent has been shaken by intersecting crises.
It is what it is, not just about two sleeves and a collar. […]
A prospective journey, ain’t that the journey of our life? One that is everlasting, demanding, but at the same time promising. The wetland of Lake Kerkini serves as a kernel in the photographs of both Petros and Constantinos Sofikitis. […]
“The Marble Sun” villa is a cave-house of two levels, which is next to the church “Anastasi”, in the area Monastiri of Oia Village, at the caldera side. “Anastasi” is one of the two famous and most photographed “Blue Domes” in Oia, Santorini. […]
PCP Clothing has stemmed from Pella Christina Papachristou’s (Co-founder & Creative Director) family’s trade of manufacturing jackets through the company Jeremy Boy, which was founded by her grandfather in 1959. Pella quickly took on the challenge of making clothing that could appeal to every woman, for every occasion and thus, PCP Clothing was born.
Joined by her brother Petros, Operations Manager, they are a dynamic duo that will stop at nothing to bring #glitteranarchy to the world, but more importantly, do their part in making it a better place for everyone. Along with their team which is comprised of 70% women, they aim to contribute to their culture and society with pride, and of course, style. […]
The Slide is a 140 m2, two-bedroom apartment in London, located on the second and third floors of an old Edwardian building. It is a vertical amalgamation which joined two smaller independent flats. […]
Currently based in Singapore, Emi Avora is drawing subjects from her everyday life, her sketches and images of public and personal spaces with a focus on the interior and still life. […]
INSiDE Architects have recently renovated an existing residence in Nea Erythrea, giving it contemporary use and style. […]
Ktima Gerovassiliou is the brainchild of Evangelos Gerovassiliou. In 1981, he started reviving the family vineyard extending over 2.5 hectares in the Papamola region of Epanomi, approximately 25 km southeast of Thessaloniki. In this unique ecosystem he planted mainly Greek, but also foreign grape varieties. The creation of the Wine Museum, in combination with its various organised activities, including visits, wine tastings, educational programs, seminars, publications, lectures, theatrical, and musical performances, further contributes to the diffusion of wine-growing culture. The following conversation was held with one of his daughters, Marianthi Gerovassiliou, the HR & Communication Manager of Domaine Gerovassiliou.
Marilena Vainanidi’s “Spitishoot” is a photography project inspired by people living in their houses. […]
Grand Café d’Athènes opened its doors in June 2019. Chloé Monchalin & Benjamin Rousselet are its co-founders, who dreamed of a Parisian meeting place that would combine all their love for Greek cuisine and the art of good living. […]
Luminous Design Group was commissioned to design the logotype and the corporate identity of Hellenic Coaches, a passengers transportation company. […]
K. Bhta is born on June 18, 1961 in Melbourne, Australia. He started his musical studies at the Palladio Conservatory. In 1980 he started studying Painting and Art History at Melbourne’s Prahran Institute. He returned to Athens and studied typography at the German School of Graphic Arts and Advertising. In 1992, he created the electronic band Stereo Nova and composed music for 5 albums. In 1996 the band broke up and he followed his own musical path, making 10 personal albums. He wrote music for documentaries, film and theater. He lives and works in Athens.
With respect to the traditional architecture and topography, as well as the satisfaction of modern needs and aesthetic requirements, Rocabella Hotel in Mykonos, Agios Stefanos, is redesigned to offer a unique hospitality experience. […]
Rhoeco is a word formation inspired by the Greek word ‘ροή’ [rhoē] -meaning flow-, ecology [eco] and cooperation [co]. Rhoeco is the result of an effort to produce in the present by respecting the past while thinking about the future. A team of young professionals, ecology enthusiasts and herb lovers, who research, experiment, analyse and finally find decent and experienced producers to become their suppliers. […]
The “Playful Sculptures”, created by Kostas Neofitidis is comprised by four different, colourful and vibrant sculptures. […]
Volax is perhaps, the most “authentic” location in Tinos; blatantly special and distinct, in a way that makes it, unique in Cyclades – or even the world. So, designing a building as a continuation or a complementary part of the overall grand picture of Volax, is a real challenge. […]
Evi Grintela The Shirtdress is a brand, based on the idea of the timeless icon, borrowing from the gentleman’s, high quality well-cut shirts. The brand’s collections include a variety of fluid airy styles, designed to be intellectually simple, minimally chic and subtly sophisticated. All shirtdresses are sewn in feather soft Swiss & Italian cotton, voile & silk. The combination of the fabrics and design of every collection reflects comfort with quality, harmony and sensuality. […]
“The porcupines and other stories of intimacy” by the photographer Olga Tzimou is an exploratory meditation on the concept of intimacy in a personal and intuitive way. In this uncanny parallel universe of disastrous mating and traumatic unions, the characters’ attempts at closeness only enhance their sense of isolation. […]
Stephanie Davidson and Greek Goerg Rafailidis have turned a general contractor’s former office space into a small apartment dwelling, in an interior adaptive re-use that treats space as constantly evolving and ever-changing. […]
Ubuplan is an architectural studio founded in Thessaloniki by Thanos Oikonomou and Ilias Venesis in 2014. […]
Sermon is a high-end brass candle holder crafted by local Athenian technicians. The smart flat pack design reduces production costs making it a sustainable and affordable product. […]
Enthoosia means experiential entertainment. Enthoosia’s new headquarters, located in Voukourestiou St. Athens, combine the element of open plan workspace with a modern clean-cut aesthetics. […]
Naming, brand identity and packaging design for a newly established microbrewery “Malt ‘n Marvel” based on the Greek island of Santorini by AG Design Agency. […]