athens old airport

Collection by Νίκος Βασιλειάδης


Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) began the design for Athens Airport (1960-69) after his more famous airport terminal buildings for TWA in New York (1956-62) and Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia (1958-63) were already underway. Instead of the soaring, curvilinear forms of these works, Saarinen opted for a more restrained design at Athens.

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Leningrad airport, soviet postcard

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This blog is about old postcards, book illustration and all kinds of paper whimsy from the Soviet Union. I'm a long time collector, and this blog is 7 years old. I have an etsy shop for cards, books,...

Olympic Airways 1957 #poster

Ολυμπιακή Αεροπορία, διαφήμιση του 1957

Αφίσα του Γιώργου Βακιρτζή Πηγή: Αρχείο Ινστιτούτου Επικοινωνίας, Hellads

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dulles airport terminal  designed by eero saarinen in 1958


dulles airport terminal designed by eero saarinen in 1958

Olympic Airways


As i was looking through my August issue of Vogue all these designers names appear; Chanel, Kurt Geiger, Stella McCartney, Chloe, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Nina Ricci, Yves Saint Laurent and so so many more. I think its not only important to flick through a magazine and look at the pictures and recognise the well known names, but to have a good understanding about who is designing the items we aspire to have. Im going to focus on a designer each week, giving you facts and…

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