DESIGN

Greek Design and Greek Designers.

Blanka Amezkua

Blanka Amezkua Seizes the Kairos of Athens, Greece

“If I die I have experienced all the beauty in my blood and spirit because I lived in Greece.” Renowned artist Blanka Amezkua is a philhellene in more ways than one. She lived for six years in the heart of  Athens from 2000-2016 during the height of the Greek crisis.

Laiik Greek sneaker Artemis

Laiik’s New Greek Sneaker Fit for Artemis

Attention sneakerheads! Made-in-Greece brand Laiik launch their first eco-friendly leather sneaker that’s fit for the goddess Artemis herself. Three years after redefining the classic Greek leather sandal for the modern American and international woman, US-based footwear brand Laiik are expanding their proud Greek craftsmanship into one of the market’s most popular and competitive categories: hand-crafted, leather sneakers.

Stefanos Tsitsipas at the 2021 French Open Photo credit: Julian Finney

Tsitsipas Image One of Time's Top 100 Photos 2021, Likened to 'Caravaggio Painting'

An image of Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has been named one of Time’s Top Photos of 2021 with the creative genius of its photographer Julian Finney compared to that of famed Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

STMTS Studio Portrait in fornt of the painting For YOU 2021

Renowned Athenian 'I Love Life' Artist, STMTS

Best known for his politically and emotionally charged, large-scale drawings of children that he wheatpastes on various public buildings throughout Athens, Greek City Times speaks to New York Times featured artist STMTS about his artistic vision, his perspectives as a Greek artist and where he stands on the graffiti vs street art debate.