Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Semiramis mosaic swimming pool

Semiramis, an alternative and stylish hotel in Athens Greece is the result of Karim Rashid artistic impact fused with owner Dakis Joannou’s vision. The hotel is distinguished for its colours, positive energy and design. Its location is rather a surprise. Right in the centre of Athens!

Upon a reader's comment I was reminded that I should do a post on this hotel considering the lovely mosaic swimming pool. Thank you for reminding me.

I will be blogging again in September.

My dear friends, have a cool summer!

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  1. Oh my God, this is heaven! Thanks so much for this post, I'll just look at the photos for the next hour!!
    Καλές διακοπές!!

  2. I usually am not a fan of the modern look, but I will completely make exceptions for this! What a fantastic place, is it by the Plaka?

  3. One look and you know you are not in the United States! Why can't the U.S. do "funky"? This is so bold and fun. Love their use of plexiglass also.

  4. New to me, and oh, so fun! A visit is on my wish list now. Thanks for sharing it with us!

  5. those swimming pools are groovy and very artistic


  6. That is serious pastelly heaven - makes me want to eat it!!

  7. I absolutely love your work - will continue to follow your blog and enjoy your new concepts.
    Jenny @ French A La Beach


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