DESIGN

Angelos Spachis | Athens | To November 20
WHAT'S ON

Self-taught artist Angelos Spachis (1903-60) is hailed as the father of graphic design in Greece and has given us some of the country’s most iconic brand identities, packages and advertisements.


Meet Market | Athens | October 16 & 17
WHAT'S ON

Emerging and established designers working solo, in cooperatives or firms, come together to show their talents and sell their wares at the Meet Market.



Art & Design | Athens | To January 30
WHAT'S ON

Gallery curator Rebecca Camhi and antique collector Eleni Martinou have teamed up for “L’appartement du collectionneur,” an exhibition that marries design with modern art.

Bauhaus | Athens | October 10 – November 7
WHAT'S ON

As part of its ongoing program of events marking the centenary of the Bauhaus movement, the Goethe Institute in Athens presents “From Building to Community: Ioannis Despotopoulos and the Bauhaus,” an exhibition organized in collaboration with the Athens Conservatory and the Benaki Museum Modern Greek Architecture Archives. 

Bespoke trend gains traction in central Athens
CULTURE

Unlike so many others who left Greece amid the brain drain during the country’s 10-year crisis crisis, photographer Yannis (John) Pitsakis and his architect sister Garyfalia came back home after working respectively in London and Rotterdam.



Jewelry Week | Athens | May 22-29
WHAT'S ON

The fourth Athens Jewelry Week is taking place at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex from May 22 to 29, and the co-organizers, artistic team Anticlastics, remain dedicated to the effort’s objective from the onset, this being to serve as a consistent platform of communication for all parties involved in the field of modern jewelry in Greece.

Koukoutsi | Athens | To February 24
WHAT'S ON

The Art Foundation (TAF) presents the work of Nikos Mainaris, the graphic designer behind the successful Koukoutsi brand, which he launched 15 years ago, producing tastefully clever prints, memorabilia and objects portraying Greek culture in a fresh, modern way, especially the Greek capital's landmarks. 


Spring Torrents | Thessaloniki | To February 24
WHAT'S ON

The State Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Spring Torrents,” a double bill that explores social movements in two very different parts of the world – Russia and the United States – at two very different times – the early and mid-20th century. 

Crafting the Future | Athens | February 1 & 2
WHAT'S ON

The Onassis Cultural Center and the British Council present “Crafting the Future,” a two-day event on fashion and design bringing together celebrated lecturers and professionals from the local market.

Sero Abrahamian | Thessaloniki | To December 29
WHAT'S ON

The National Bank Cultural Foundation (MIET) presents an exhibition tribute to Sero Abrahamian (1949-83), with designs and photographs relating to the life and work of the Greek fashion pioneer.