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A warm afternoon in Athens, on the 9th floor at the Hilton: open hotel rooms transform into showrooms for the Mecca of Greek fashion and crafts. Secret sharing of some very promising designers' and makers' productions - a buyer's playground and a collector's intrepid excitement: it is clothing, jewellery, accessories, social fashion, cosmetics, swimwear, eyewear, millinery and footwear, all conceived and made by local minds. Feast your eyes on those discoveries and visit the subsequent list of sites :
www.mvmswimwear.com (photo bellow)
www.urbanowl.eu (photo bellow)
www.superlora.com (photo bellow)
In between exhibitions at the Benaki museum in Peiraios avenue, and waiting eagerly! for the Architecture & Design Film Festival: Athens in the very end of April - we stopped for a quick look at the Dimitris Manikas retrospective. The master architect presents more than 40 years of his most prominent works, different projects upheld in the realms of Neoclassicism and Purist Modernism, predominantly in Vienna, the city he spent most of his adult life and also where he launched his career.
In photos bellow: Top (detail): Urania Cultural Center in Vienna (restoration and extension). Bottom: Siemens-Kasern headquarters in Salzburg.
In 10 days we sail away to the vast, open spaces of the Salone del Mobile 2018! Stay tuned for our last pre-Salone post and all of our schedule updates!
Until then, stay safe and sound?-))