A living art installation, a poetic reintroduction of authentic Greek tradition developing around the Greek folklore themes of Karagiozis, the evil eye and postcards of old Athens awaits all guests at NEW Hotel.
NEW Hotel’s rennovation project involved reinterpretation of traditional objects of popular culture, focusing on three Greek themes. The second theme embraces the ‘evil eye’, a blue glass bead charm used to guard against ill omen.
NEW Hotel’s rennovation project involved reinterpretation of traditional objects of popular culture, focusing on three Greek themes. The third theme is based on a wall collage of historic postcards offering a glimpse of old Athens through a modern design twist.
The renovation project of NEW Hotel included favela constructions made of abandoned pieces of furniture from old hotel or collected from the street, inspired by the Campana’s iconic Favela chair, reminiscent of the favelas in Brazil. They are adorning the hotel’s lobby walls and extend at NEW Taste restaurant on the ground floor, in the form of “favela trees”, namely columns covered in long narrow strips of wood.