Category Archives: Ideas

The psychology of colors-Part II: Interiors


The psychology of color is the study of how colors affect human emotions and  behaviors. Scientists have found that physiological changes take place in human beings when they are exposed to certain colors. Colors can stimulate, excite, depress, calm us down, increase appetite and create a feeling of warmth or coolness. This is known as chromodynamics. In home design, color is a powerful tool that can be used to inspire emotions, create space illusions or simply set the mood and atmosphere for any particular room. In both interior and exterior design, color psychology is an interesting way to create a […]

SpARTakos_Purple_haze

3 Summer Favourite Spots


Living in Greece means summertime is an important part of your life. There are literally thousands of summer favorite spots to choose from and visit, in an amazing variety of landscapes. The list is endless… Here’s a few spots that inspire  SpARTakos  and some facts about them… Navagio Beach , Zakynthos Island The whole story here started in 1980, when a ship carrying an illegal cargo of cigarettes sunk due to terrible weather conditions. At first, the locals feared environmental disaster, but when the ship was washed ashore, one of the most beautiful beaches on the planet was formed. The […]

The astonishing street art of Athens, Greece


Street art is thriving more than ever globally. From strictly graffiti tags and slogans to elaborate large scale murals, there is an insatiable need by artists to get public spaces to speak for their people. Why is there such a creative boom on the streets of Athens and what does it mean for the artists and city that hosts them? Athens is an eternal ‘street art’ city. It has been continuously inhabited for 6,000 years and was the cultural and social hub for ideas such as democracy and philosophy. The word graffiti derives from the greek word “graphi” which means […]

Praying Hands by Pavlos Tsakonas

A quick guide to choosing wall art


How to choose wall art for your home or office? Here are 8 quick tips for selecting art for your space. First of all you have to think about which kind of art you like and how that would fit into your space. Selecting art for your home can be an exciting venture and a source of pleasure for years to come .It may happen that you fall in love with a work of art and decide to build  the surroundings to fit that piece of art. But, what happens if you have already created the look of the room and […]