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Greece is for Lovers is the brainchild of Thanos Karampatsos and Christina Kotsilelou, as lovingly conceived at the foot of the Acropolis hill in 2006. Sharing similar aesthetic influences, the creative minds behind it introduced a brand new sense of ‘Greekness’ to contemporary product design, by mixing up a concoction of their country’s spiciest ingredients: humour, irony, nonchalance and extravagance. Inspired by the stereotypical notion of what is widely held to be Greek, their designs comment on habitual activities and behavioural patterns of both the past and the ...Read More

Greece is for Lovers

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Featured Pieces

Conduit, connecting the heritage of marble design with contemorary techniques
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
Austere in its beauty yet modestly playful, this marble lamp references an archetypal ancient aqueduct, thus creating a creating a “luminous conduit” for the home. "Conduit" casually...
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2010s Greek Post-Modern Table Lamps

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Marble

Flavour of the Month: a current but temporary craving
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
Right in time for the festive season we brought back a frosty classic: #FlavourOfTheMonth. the marble. A current but temporary craving for a delicious looking white popsicle that is...
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2010s Greek Post-Modern Paperweights

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Marble, Brass, Chrome

Demigod, a trivet cut in solid travertine
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
A traverrtino trivet choc-a-block with semi divine charm. For those who need their status carved in stone.
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2010s Greek Greek Revival Paperweights

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Travertine

Pass the Dutchie, a ceramic serving platter on wheels
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
Mo’Mo’Po’Mo’! A ceramic serving platter on 360 degree caster wheels for free movement. An interactive way of entertaining at the dinner table, that ensures no selfish guest bogarts the hors d’oeuvres. ’Pass the Dutchie borrows elements from old world aesthetics and psychedelic pottery, imbued with a big dose of PoMo ethics. Through this unexpected mix we pay homage to American...
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2010s Greek Post-Modern Serving Pieces

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Faience

'Vanity Faith', an unorthodox tissue box in iroko wood
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
Vanity Faith: Preachin’ ain’t easy: Shedding tears and light in sanctifying grace, this unorthodox doctrine does not shy away from the mirror. Inspired by the excessive visual langua...
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2010s Greek Post-Modern Decorative Boxes

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Wood

'Slice me Nice' marble chopping board-come-herb crusher
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
Chop - chop beach bums! A marble chopping board-come-herb crusher. In the familiar shape of the ultimate seaside accessory, the beach racket plus...
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Early 2000s Greek Post-Modern Tableware

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Marble

'Build You Myth' solid brass dumbbells
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
A set of power-building, Herculean dumbbells cast in solid brass. Borrowing the kitsch visual language of the souvenirs sold in touristy Athens. Sold as a pair of two 1,5 kg bumbbel...
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Early 2000s Greek Classical Greek Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Brass

'Smoke.A.Bowl', a stoneware ashtray in the shape of an iconic skate bowl
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
'Smoke.A.Bowl' is a stoneware ashtray in the shape of a landmark Athenian skate bowl. Unapologetically stating that an ashtray needs design and identity , the iconic bowl is scaled d...
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2010s Greek Sporting Art Ashtrays

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Ceramic, Clay, Stoneware

'Arcadia' 21', a traditional goats' bell for the home
By Greece Is For Lovers
Located in Athens, GR
A traditional goats’ bell reversed, reworked and upcycled into a luxurious accessory for the home. A symbolic artefact acting as a metaphor for the rise from...
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2010s Greek Post-Modern Musical Instruments

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Steel