The mysterious ancient civilisation that resonates now Why does the first great Greek civilisation continue to inspire artists and designers today? Beverley D’Silva explores the Hellenistic revival and its roots with the ancient Minoans of Crete. By Beverley D’Silva Corinthian columns; sculptures of goddesses and god-like figures; sun-baked buildings bleached bone white; geraniums planted in […]
On the 30th of July 2022 Branding Heritage presented at the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce the project ”The weavers of Crete” which showcases the textile heritage of Crete through the recording of weaving artisans, their techniques and artworks as well as their connection with Greek and foreign designers. Weavers from all regions of the island […]
BH Kids participated in the #Volunteer Week organized by G&A Mamidakis Foundation in Agios Nikolaos, Crete with a weaving and yarn dyeing workshop held by handicraft teacher Eleni Koukoulaki. The students of the 3rd High School of St. Nikolaou showed a special interest in the art of weaving. Boys and girls learned which plants can […]
Branding Heritage, as part of its actions to highlight the art of weaving, organized another weaving workshop – in collaboration with the G & A Mamidakis Foundation – giving the opportunity to weavers mainly from the prefecture of Lasithi, who were recorded as part of the BH project “Weavers of Crete”, to present their art […]
Preservation and promotion of weaving in Crete and its use in contemporary creation.
Digitisation of works by Greek and foreign creators, inspired by Greek culture and
The Contemporary Minoans event in the book of an Italian academic.
Preservation and promotion of weaving in Messinia and its use in contemporary creation.