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Giulio Cappellini talks to Yatzer

His plane landed two hours before our meeting. Despite the fact that he had to catch another flight returning to Milan in ten hours or so, his tight schedule didn’t dim his charm or palpable enthusiasm in discussing his work. The man in question? The great Giulio...

Costas Voyatzis: Design is to Share

“I want to create a website; its name will be Yatzer.” Those were the first lines that Costas Voyatzis wrote in a notebook while on his daily 2:00 - 5:00 a.m. shift during his mandatory military service in the Greek army. That’s how it all started in 2007. Now, nearly...

Cycladic Island Living

The Cycladic islands are the reason why most people's first reaction to the statement, "I'm going to Greece," is, "Take me with you!" Can they be blamed? After all, this is the tranquil destination of myth and legend that's resided in the minds of wander-lusting...

Sofoklis Pilavios’ Five Athens Favorites

Favorite area of the city: The center; Kolonaki in particular. Favorite activity you do to unwind in the city: I'm easygoing to begin with but I enjoy playing basketball or going to the gym. Also, I like unexpected lunch gatherings with friends. When they show up at...

Charles Best’s Five New York City Favorites

Although he was born in France, Charles Best's parents returned to the U.S. when he was just one year old and he spent his childhood in NYC. Hence, I couldn't resist asking this Greenwich Village native to share a few of his fave city spots! Favorite area of the city:...

What handstands taught me

I've been practicing yoga for the past 14 years, way before the knowledge of what a downward dog was entered into mainstream conversation and instagram's countless talented yogis -- along with their stunning exotic backdrop locales -- became the daily dose of marvel...

Ileana Makri’s Ten Fun Facts

Ileana Makri is a seriously talented and inspiring jewelry designer! But what are a few things we don't know about her? Read on... Diamonds or colored stones: Diamonds Yellow or white gold: Yellow High heels or flats: High heels but unfortunately I had an accident and...

Athena Procopiou’s Five London Favorites

Although Athena was born in Greece and raised in Switzerland, she now calls London home! Hence, who better than a "local" to share a few of her favorite spots in the city? I, for one, am keeping notes for my next visit... are you? Favorite London borough: Kensington &...

Garance Dore’s Ten Fun Facts

What are ten things you didn't know about Garance Dore? Well... read on to find out! B&W or color photos: Color, bright, sunny. Pencil and paper or Adobe Illustrator: Adobe Photoshop with a pen tablet for drawing. High heels or flats: Flats for ease. Red nail polish...

Epaminondas Farmakis Five Athens Favorites

Everyone has a different perspective and I love getting the chance to see a place I know through their eyes. On that note, I asked Epaminondas Farmakis to give us a mini tour of his Athens and to share some of his personal favorite spots of his home city. Favorite...

Calliope’s ten fun facts…

I asked Calliope to share Ten Fun Facts with me and here's what she said: Film or digital: Digital Black and white or color photos: black and white have more mystery, but I love color as well if depends on the light High heels or flats: Definitely flats! Red nail...

Karlie’s Kookies Coco Kookie

Milk and cookies. What could be better? How about upgrading your cookie recipe with the delicious and healthy Coco Kookie created by Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Karlie Kloss for their line of philanthropic baked goods, Karlie's Kookies™. Proceeds from your personal...