Beat the Heat in Athens: Design Shopping

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Greek artists – designers and craftsmen – put their creative spirit down on paper, pour their imagination into molds or give shape to their dreams using clay, finding inspiration from their homeland and producing handmade objects out of 100 percent natural or environmentally friendly materials. Taking a novel business approach, small, highly original entrepreneurial ventures are making the most of both the latest technological innovations and traditional processes to create beautiful, high-quality products.

This text was first published as part of “Beat the Heat”, an article published in Greece Is Athens, Summer 2019 Edition.

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