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Tag Archives: Crete

  • Summer Style 04. Exploration | Moodboard

    Visiting Greece? This moodboard is a synthesis of statement key- pieces to pack with; sourcing inspiration from the maritime scenes depicted on Minoan frescoes and pottery in Crete. Dolphin fresco. A marine scene depicting dolphins composed symmetrically with fishes in the interstices and clusters of sponges around the periphery. Minoan civilization. 1800-1400 BC. Knossos palace, Megaron of the Queen. Archaeological …

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  • Ethos : Cretan motifs

    The very heart of Ethos inspiration lies in the Greek traditional costumes, as well as the textiles and embroideries used by women to decorate their homes. Memories from the past, forgotten stories and values can be traced in each creation, while carefully selected materials and special techniques remind of Greece’s rich past. ‘We focus on …

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  • Timeless Female Figure

    An important feature of the Minoan culture is the social status afforded to women. Not only were women respected, they were also given positions of authority. One reason is that Minoan culture was very dependent on the children that women gave birth. Even the female deities of the Minoan religion seem to be dominant and …

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  • Minoan Ladies in Blue | Moodboard

    The moodboard draws inspiration from the Cretan women and the frescoes of Minos palace. The Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from about the 27th–15th century BC. In Ladies in Blue, fresco of Minoan women, aged 1600 BC, it is very evident that women’s dress played …

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