Good Design Greece – Exhibition 2018

Press Release

The “Chicago Athenaeum: Museum for Architecture & Design” and the “European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design & Urban Studies”, in collaboration with the committee of the international design awards, “Good Design”, will organize for the second consecutive year the “Good Design Greece” exhibition.

The exhibition will take place from 1 to 17 June 2018 in two venues:

  1. At Contemporary Space Athens, which is the Headquarters of the two organizations here in Greece, (Located at, Mitropoleos 74, Plaka)
  2. At the National Museum of Contemporary Art – E.M.S.T., (Located at, Kallirroi Avenue and Avram Frantzis).

“Good Design Greece” invites audience and creators for an exhibition that will challenge the debate and fuel thoughts about art.  We will explore the values, the borders and the prospects of design philosophy nowadays. Consistent with the Good Design philosophy, having a non-competitive paperwork, the projects selected will be distinguished overall for their craftsmanship and boldness.

The exhibition takes place in the spirit of the promotion of the various projects designed by Greek and Cypriot designers for the Greek and Cypriot markets in the years 2016-2018. The submission categories are Good Design Award categories. For the Good Design Greece exhibition, the following were selected:

  1. Graphic Design/Packaging.
  2. Industrial Design.
  3. Environmental Design.
  4. Furniture Design.
  5. Textiles Design.

We accept applications until April 23.

The entry form is posted on as well as the terms of participation.

Information Office: European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design & Urban Studies, 75Mitropoleos str., Contact: Mrs. Konstadina Geladaki,
email: [email protected]

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (