A celestial body of magic and mystery, the moon has fed the imaginations of poets, artists, and musicians. Maybe it’s the subconscious connection with the amorous ancient Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, or the moon’s association with fertility. It could also be her ever changing nature that captures our attention. Her light illuminates our
Konstantinos Kaspiris: Soli Dharma the miraculous energy oils
Konstantinos Kaspiris is an inspirational character who wears many hats. His exceptional talents are reflected in his numerous roles as a costume designer, stylist, fashion expert and creator of the miraculous energy oils — the Soli Dharma.
Dassios art and fashion: A blend of travels, senses and heritage
Dimitris Dassios is one of the most prominent Greek fashion designers. His unique collections can be found in some of the most exclusive fashion boutiques around the world. Since 2005, Dassios has presented his dazzling collections twice a year at the prestigious fashion fairs WHITE and TRANOI, held in the fashion capitals of Milan, Paris
Greek Wooden Boats: The history of traditional craftsmanship
Caressed by a gentle sea breeze and illuminated by the glorious sunshine, Greek wooden boats have a proud and long-standing tradition of sailing the Aegean Sea. As time goes on, this great trade will become more precious. Today’s boat makers can embrace their history and preserve traditions so that the generations to follow will have
Michael Pelamidis: Art is one of the most resilient flowers
Michael Pelamidis is a young, talented and restless jewelry designer. At a young age he has gained the recognition as a top Greek jewelry designer. Born and raised in Paris, Pelamidis moved to Greece to further explore his passion for jewelry design. He says that “art is one of the most resilient flowers” his artistic
Contemporary Ceramics in Modern Greece
National Museum of Contemporary Art: EMST PROLOGUES
The Greek art scene is getting ready for the full opening of a significant new addition to the Athenian landscape, a new National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens. Some say its Greece’s version of London’s Tate Modern.
Folk Music of Epirus: Timeless Music of Greece
Backed by a fascinating history of eloquent musical innovation, the folk music of Epirus is the end result of diverse influences that create a unique timeless sound. It’s a story that intertwines musical passion, cultural and religious beliefs and deep rooted tradition from this northern pocket of Greece that sits on the Greek and Albanian
Contemporary Byzantine Painting: Art by Fikos
Not yet 30 years old, one Greek artist is a rising name in the art world, a pure talent in contemporary Byzantine art. In this Art Tales post, we take a deeper look into what inspires him.
What Inspires a Top Greek Jewelry Designer
One talented Greek jewelry designer captures color, imagination and artistry in her pieces — in a special way that we love. Dolly Boucoyannis’ jewelry is part of the collections of many of the most elegant Athenians. She combines traditional Greek elements from various historical periods. Furthermore, her designs are influenced from her travels around the