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The winners of BO BEDRE Design Awards 2015

A few days ago the norwegian interior magasin BO BEDRE arranged The Design Awards for seventh year in Norway. The winners in the 7 categories were: Accessorie of the year: Balance by Hallgeir Homstvedt for Muuto Illuminant of the year: Kizu by Lars Tornøe for New Works Furniture of the year: Bowl by Andreas Engesvik, ...

Chania – a city with a long history

My next stop this summer was in Crete. I first traveled together with my boyfriend to a town called Ierapetra that is situated on the south coast of Crete. We stayed there a few days and then we went to Chania. Although Chania is a very popular destination for both Greeks and foreigners, I had never been there before. It ...

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Spetses – The entrance of the houses

Most of the houses on Spetses are surrounded by stone or brick walls up to a certain height, with large traditional wooden doors leading into the garden. I thought these doors or gates, were really fascinating. The entrance to the garden seems to have a great impact, and is formed differently from house to ...

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A glance at the architecture of Spetses

During my summer holidays this year I traveled to Spetses, a beautiful island in the Argosaronic sea, with very interesting architecture. On the island there is a mixture of architectural styles from the past centuries. One can see that the buildings are characterized by traditional local architecture, but also neoclassical ...

Spetses – A beautiful island, in many ways

Now I'm back from a little getaway here in Greece. Last week, I traveled with my family to Spetses, a Greek island located in the Argosaronic sea. It only takes two hours to get there by boat from Piraeus, so it is a popular destination for people who live in Athens and want to spend a few days in a nice place, without ...