Alekos Fassianos retrospective in Athens is first showcase of the painter’s design

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Having proven designers similar to India Mahdavi and Omer Arbel lately, Carwan Gallery’s scope for design showpieces is broad. Now it’s displaying lighting, seating, painted ceramics and tables by Alekos Fassianos. The gallery relocated from Beirut to Athens in 2020, persevering with its mission to show collectible up to date design from the Jap Mediterranean and foster relationships with and between architects, artists and designers. 

Alekos Fassianos: Design works from the archives

Furnishings items as a part of the Alekos Fassianos retrospective present at Carwan Gallery, Athens

(Picture credit score: © Giorgio Sfakianakis)

Whereas Fassianos operated largely in portray and illustration – and his work ranges extensively in scale – his portfolio additionally extends into design, sculpture and writing and maintains his distinctive id no matter type. Influences from Cycladic, conventional Indian and Japanese artistry shine by way of in his works, with photos of varied life types remaining on the centre of his items. Birds, folks and snakes seem usually in his works, in block colors and minimalist depictions. ‘I like purple and blue volumes, however not abstraction,’ Fassianos remarked on color and topic. 

tables and chairs by Alekos Fassianos in front of bare stone walls

Furnishings items as a part of the Alekos Fassianos retrospective present at Carwan Gallery, Athens

(Picture credit score: © Giorgio Sfakianakis)

Fassianos’ motifs are immediately recognisable for the reductive worlds he created with them, that are echoed within the design items proven at Carwan Gallery. The naked stone partitions of the gallery distinction with the graceful textures of his red-upholstered and timber designs.

tables and chairs by Alekos Fassianos in front of bare stone walls

Furnishings items as a part of the Alekos Fassianos retrospective present at Carwan Gallery, Athens

(Picture credit score: © Giorgio Sfakianakis)

Playfully rounded tops of armchairs define silhouettes and animal busts, and curls of wooden home small birds and human characters. The designs are easy and differ from leather-lined benches and armchairs, to a wicker-woven espresso desk and a glass-topped eating desk, held up by bird-shaped pillars. 

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