Here are some of our news, tips, events & other stories, regarding our business & life in Athens, which are worth mentioning.
I MEET THE POET SANDAL MAKER OF ATHENS TO GET MY OWN PAIR. THE ANCIENT CRAFT LIVES ON!
February 4, 2013 Touching the feet and strapping the ankles, of both royalty and rock-stars alike are nothing new to ‘The Poet Sandal Maker of Athens’ aka Pantelis Melissinos. [...]
Athens: Melissinos Art – The New York Times
By CYNTHIA ROSENFELD AUG. 22, 2008 The scent of leather beckons pilgrims down a narrow industrial lane near Monastiraki Square in the heavily trafficked shadow of the [...]
OEDIPUS IN BED & OTHER POEMS a new collection of poems by Pantelis Melissinos
About seven years ago, Pantelis Melissinos started writing these poems that deal with the existential questions of life, death, love, betrayal and of course “the meaning of [...]
PANTELIS MELISSINOS & THE DUTCH TV
DUTCH TELEVISION (BLUE CIRCLE entertainment Productions) interviews Pantelis Melissinos - The Poet Sandal Maker Sarah Hol (and her Dutch TV crew) stopped by my workshop for a [...]
OEDIPUS REX by Pantelis Melissinos – The Poet Sandal Maker
OEDIPUS REX & HIS SANDALS Oedipus, despite his powerful brain, had weak feet; that is what his name actually means in ancient Greek: “SWOLLEN FEET” So I [...]
THE BYZANTINE SANDAL COLLECTION
Intrigue, elegance, mystery ... The Byzantine atmosphere in a refined collection of Byzantine sandals, by Pantelis Melissinos. Our "Byzantine Collection”, has been very popular for many years [...]