A dose of optimism

Greek designers send message of hope

+ DESIGN in collaboration with Paper Perrakis has invited Greek designers to submit poster designs to put a smile on Greek faces everywhere. An exhibition in Athens this coming January will showcase and sell these artworks. All proceeds will go to charity.

We can all use some positive energy – and images – to get through tough times. Enjoy a sampling of submitted posters below…


Greece’s Indignants: The White Tower Whispers Messages – Posters of a Protest (Part 1)

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iReport —

A walk around Thessaloniki’s White Tower, the city’s symbol of freedom and one of the central meeting points where citizens gather to rejoice national or local successes has turned into a hub of restlessness. The cries of joy from a far-away victory in the European Football Championship under huge screens set up along the waterfront under the imposing presence of this historic tower in 2004 have turned into enraged cries, pleas for help, threats against treacherous politicians.

I took my camera along on a Monday morning to let posterity see what a Greek demonstration Συνέχεια