BESPOKE HUMIDOR By: CHRISTOS KARNABAKOS
As cigar lover and passionate artist of wood, Christos Karnabacos is the know only too well how the create a humidor to correct environment can enhance the flavour and aroma of that sought-after Cuban cigar. Bespoke design of creating a signature style humidor through carefully crafted in a custom furniture. Christos Karnabakos has an impeccable understanding of how to fulfil all these needs, with over 24 years experience.
The bespoke humidors are created according to the needs of every client, so size, design and materials differ. From humidors for 100 cigars for private collectors to large humidors for hotels, ie Hotel Grande Bretagne (Athens), The Athens Hilton, Hotel Costanavarino (Greece), Hotel King George (Athens), yachts and private jets and last but not least one of the largest cigar clubs in the world, the “HOUSE OF GRAUER” n Geneva, Switzerland.
He was born in Athens. He studied Industrial design in “Akto Art & Design” school.
After a long and successful course in the field of sales he decided to create ”Marios design” company in a small space, but he soon moved to a larger one in Moschato area, where he maintains his show room until today.
He designs and constructs interior usable items of high quality. This is reflected in his motto “masterpieces in place”.
His masterpieces are either singular (for Galleries or private residences), either of limited edition for retail market or designed and constructed for companies upon order.
His aim always remains creating items of high aesthetics and uniqueness and represent his design philoshophy.
With a design that goes beyond the usual, timeless designs come with new ideas and modern lines. Each one of them is imposing, independent, with unique identity and at the same time functionally simple.
In 2018 he presented his first collection of useable different items, which includes a complete series of cigar ashtrays.
In the last semester of 2019 he designed a cigar ashtray / cigar holder for “SOTL Greece” which will be launched in the first months of 2020. He also created a cigar tray for the club’s cigar events.
Fotini Kostouli began discovering the jewelry world and the magic of various materials andtechniques 15 years ago. Since 2014, the brand Aelia Selection by Foteini Kostouli was born and has been creating series of jewelry utilizing art elements and providing an impressive expression of big and glamourous. Each individual piece offers a unique combination of colors and textures articulating people’s individuality.
Fotini divides her collections in themes providing a cohesive flow. She has seen great success in Greece and throughout the world with her concepts Planet Earth, Universe, Fertility, Cables, Evil Eyes and Seabed. The eccentric New York fashion icon and accessories lover, Iris Apfel honored Fotini in wearing her triple universe bracelet in 2018.
In 2019, the “Kinesis” collection was introduced in sterling silver representing the continuous motion and growth of life.
– Athens Green Festival
– The Art Foundation (taf Athens)
– Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
– B & M Theocharakis Foundation
– Athens Exclusive Designers Week
– A Jewel Made in Greece – Athens – Brussels – New York City (Museum of Arts and Design – MAD)
– Art Space Studio 265 – Paros, Greece
– Athineo Beer museum – “Dark”- Balkan Fashion Week – ‘Greek Fairy Tales’ and Nu Boyana Film Studios
– Romania Fashion Philosophy catwalk
– London Fashion catwalk
– “Coaling Earth” – Athens
– Benaki Museum – Athens
– ID Concept Stores – Athens
– Ianos Stores – Athens