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Manousos Leontarakis FAST FITNESS
30 March 2024

The Fast Fitness team welcomes us in a renewed space. Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates created an innovative space for the improvement of human movement, emphasizing on the enhancement and enrichment of the space. Entering the interior, we find the reception and a special decorative construction on the wall and we see high perforated metal partitions, hiding behind them the workout area with huge custom made mirrors .In the corridor we designed a mini bar for the needs of the client, having the service for towels and refreshing energy drinks. At the back of the space we created three changing rooms and a separate shower room for optimal customer service. In this project we used materials such as wood, metal and natural shades to best render the harmony of the space

Manousos Leontarakis VILLA
29 February 2024

Our team, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates undertook the design and creation of two new similar villas. Our main priority throughout the project was to provide quality spaces, as always with a functional approach, assuring that the Villas provide a unique and exciting experience to their residents, for social gatherings with friends and family. Each level of the Villa serves a specific purpose: the ground floor hosts common areas such as the open plan living area with kitchen ,with a handy WC and access to the garden with the BBQ area and pool area. The first floor is dedicated to private spaces, with two bedrooms that include their own private bathrooms too. The decoration and design is the reflection of a modern and creative style leaving the pleasure to the client and his guests

Manousos Leontarakis GOLDSMITH
30 January 2024

The year started with a new store renovation, this time in the area of Ammoudara. It is a jewelry store ,with a total area of 100 sq.m. .Our team ,Manousos Leontarakis & Associates studied and designed the space based on austerity & elegance of jewelry, wanting to present a serene location for luxury. Entering the space we discern a distinctive ,custom made light fixture elegantly adorning the ceiling of the store. The space is curated with special tile colors on the walls and floor ,while the special structures that will showcase the jewelry ,are in shades of natural wood along with glass ,following a simple and clean line.

Manousos Leontarakis ‘MASTORAS‘ Βeach Bar & Restaurant
30 December 2023
‘MASTORAS‘ Βeach Bar & Restaurant

'MASTORAS' Beach Bar & Restaurant  is a restaurant literally on the beach, on the main street of Stalida. Our goal was to create an inspiring yet relaxed atmosphere that perfectly suited the location. The restaurant is located on the road and goes downhill reaching the sandy beach. That is why we have ensured easy access for the disabled at all levels. The main intention was to integrate important traditional elements in an ultimately modern space with boho elements. A second key compositional element of the proposal was the achievement of an unobstructed view. The space, following the natural topography, was formed in levels, in such a way, that the visitor can have a direct visual relationship with the sea from every point of the space. The combination of these, purposefully designed and natural elements creates a multi-sensory architecture that sits in harmony with the environment, provides a natural, comfortable refuge from the elements and creates an engaging, social atmosphere. We retained the existing stone, adding earth tone tiles and natural insulation to the natural wood and wicker pergolas, creating a unique character, with a relaxed palette of natural tones that emerge as you move from the upper to the lower level, linking them together.

Manousos Leontarakis Nobus
30 November 2023

Parko The Outdoor Experience is a model restaurant in the heart of Heraklion, offering a unique aesthetic experience. Knowing it by a new name, Nobus The Experience , our office, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates undertook the design of the new store. It is a quite spacious and comfortable space, which can stimulate all the senses and stands out due to its dark color palette where they perfectly match the style of the store and in combination with the mystical lighting and decoration, they blend perfectly harmoniously into the whole. A special design intervention is the decoration of the ceiling, with wood and rattan constructions, as well as an endless spiral surrounding the space. Its columns are clad in raw wood and tile with metallic elements. An eccentric point is also the appearance of the brewery, where the design is intended to emphasize quality and improve a taste experience of the customer that is authentic, simple and diverse.

Manousos Leontarakis Ippokampos
30 October 2023

On the most visited street of Herakleion, in one of the most privileged positions, the Ippokampos restaurant has been located for years, ready to expand to a new space. Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, undertook the comprehensive study and interior and exterior design. The first impression upon arrival is the creative look with bricks, sconces and the curved designs on the windows as well as the majestic entrance. The main design goal of the team was to create an atmospheric space that will provide each visitor with a unique visiting experience. A key design structure was to maintain key axes throughout the space, which was achieved by placing furniture in full alignment with the walls. This created ease of accessibility and a single gateway for customers and staff. Materials such as wood, pressed concrete and an earthy color palette were used in the decoration to add texture and character to the space. Going out to the atrium area of ​​the store, we can see a continuous metal structure, with curves and plants decorating the ceiling and of course having a huge space to enjoy the service of the store.

Manousos Leontarakis KRITI TV
30 September 2023

Our team, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates found a new challenge, calling it rebirth. The goal of the design was to satisfy the needs and wishes of our beloved regional TV station, KRITI TV, both functionally and aesthetically. Being on the face of the building, we can see the magnificence of the architecturally decorated building, with the green entrance. Internally, all spaces have been arranged to create a unique, customized space that highlights the best of the station's team. From meeting spaces to communal chill-out zones, every element of the space plays its part in creating a collaborative, functional and innovative workspace for every team member. Each department has the opportunity to watch from the first floor, the printing of countless pages from the press. The decoration of the space is inspired by industrial elements. At the entrance, a wide reception and waiting area was created where the colors of the station logo were applied, combined with an earth floor, exposed metal structural ceilings, creating an atmospheric impression inside and defining the movement areas. The palette of materials, textures and colors have followed the industrial aesthetics of the area where the building is located in combination with clean colors. Selective color interventions in combination with custom made wooden furniture compose the final image of a special space, which follows the architectural concept and welcomes its people in a harmonious work experience.Τέλος φόρμας

Manousos Leontarakis ΜΙΝΟΑ – HOTEL LOUNGE
30 August 2023

Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & associates undertook the design study of the common areas of the Minoa Hotel & Lounge located in Malia. The exterior decoration of this project includes the harmony of the following elements: the timeless elegance of natural wood, soft earth tones in harmony with the space, special tiles and special lighting are elements that were used in the design. The element of stone is very present. The design study of the space was done with the aim of the hotel offering comfort, entertainment and at the same time elegance. The beautiful design, simple clean lines and attention to details create an impressive result. Large, uneven, round pergolas welcome guests to the hotel overlooking the common area, the bar and the pool. Around the perimeter, the entire external surrounding area is basically covered by vegetation, giving the visitor a sense of relaxation.

Manousos Leontarakis AIRBNB
30 July 2023

Our team, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates welcomes you to a neoclassical masterpiece, nestled in the heart of Heraklion. This is the architectural and decorative study of a 78 square meter short-term residential rental, undertaken by our office team. A symphony of architectural magnificence, where meticulously crafted plaster details, exquisite wooden floors, luxurious gold accents and a harmonious blend of classic decor and modern elements converge to create an enchanting and luxurious space. Our team took care in the best way to marry the timeless aesthetics of neoclassical design with modern comfort. Entering the space, the impressions are stolen by the intricate plasterwork, which adorns both the walls and the ceiling, details that serve as the cornerstone of the neoclassical design. A space where it challenges the visitor to discover the perspective of a harmonious design, where classic decoration and modern luxury converge in perfect harmony.

Manousos Leontarakis Linen store
30 June 2023
Linen store

Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, undertook the architectural design and decoration of a new baby and linen store. It is a peaceful oasis of 200 square meters in the heart of the city of Heraklion. Our goal was not just to design a linen store, but also to create an immersive experience, where comfort and warmth will be the core of our concept. Upon entering the space, the visitor is enveloped by an atmosphere of warmth. Soft, earthy tones and natural materials in constructions and compositions welcome the customer, inviting him to explore the space. A space that whispers comfort in every corner since every design element has been carefully selected to evoke a feeling of warmth. One of the highlights of the store is a wall covered with demolition bricks, which tells its own story in the space. The rustic charm adds character and history to the space, inviting the customer to connect with the past while enjoying the comfort of the present. We've faced challenges along the time, but each one has only fueled our commitment to providing spaces where comfort knows no bounds. Enter a world where warmth is a welcome embrace and comfort is the essence of design.

Manousos Leontarakis Villas, Analipsi, Hersonisos
30 May 2023
Villas, Analipsi, Hersonisos

Our new project is a proposal for the design and construction of two modern villas, with an island aesthetic and design, a few kilometers outside the city of Heraklion. The plot has an area of approximately 2,500m2 and is located next to a well-known seaside area. A key condition was the successful harmonization of architectural design, functionality and aesthetics as well as serving the basic design principles. So we created spaces with minimal lines, always within the framework of an elegant Mediterranean aesthetic, with a special emphasis on details and materials. It has been designed in harmony with the area and combines stone, wood and earth tones. Each villa has a large garden, large private swimming pool, modern BBQ facilities at the same time with a discreet sense of comfort and luxury. It has been designed to accommodate people who want their stay to be in a natural and calm environment and in a modern architectural building

Manousos Leontarakis New Hotel, Analipsi, Hersonisos
30 April 2023
New Hotel, Analipsi, Hersonisos

The team of Manousos Leontarakis & Associates undertook the architectural & decorative study of the new hotel in Hersonissos. The team's goal was to create a special place to stay, a luxurious seaside getaway on our island. The study of the seventeen rooms was done in such a way that the style reflects directly on the style of the owner. Earthy shades were chosen in combination with natural materials such as onyx, marble and wood. Particular attention was paid to the materials of the objects as well as to the textures of the colors, so that the hotel unit radiates a sense of luxury and refinement. Beyond the design part, the refined and luxurious logic of the narrative extends to the services of the hotel unit which, after a study by our team, designed a Pool Bar & Garden Lounge as well as a shared swimming pool, which was lined with polymorphic tiles combined with intense vegetation . In addition, jacuzzi facilities and private pool in Deluxe rooms. In the interior, the design is modern and minimal with clean lines and geometric shapes, giving the visitor a sense of comfort and elegance

Manousos Leontarakis Airbnb
31 March 2023

In the heart of the city of Heraklion, the team of our office Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, undertook the design and decoration of seven modern apartments, intended for short-term rental. The interior of the apartments was designed in such a way that there are no strict spatial boundaries that restrict movement within them. The aim was to produce an Airbnb project that transcends the narrow confines of the typical bed and breakfast concept, therefore creating spaces that boast the highest standards of comfort and design elements. The basic requirement was the reformation of both the functional structure and the aesthetics of the spaces with the aim of redesigning a set capable of meeting the modern needs of the user. Our main concern during the design was the creation of spaces with high aesthetics and quality. Emphasis was placed on the textures of the materials as well as the lighting to highlight them in the best possible way. The dark brown shades of wood used on the surfaces of the furniture, the gray marble floors and the black metal elements, create an image of modern luxury with brutal details in every corner, giving the space an absolutely minimalist design. Clean forms, quality lighting, highly aesthetic materials and smart electro-mechanical facilities make up the environment of a luxury hotel, as was requested by the owner of the space from the beginning, creating the perfect port for demanding and continuous travelers who know well how to live in the moment, while home for them is every place where they can place their suitcase

Manousos Leontarakis BOUTIQUE
28 February 2023

Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, undertook the design and decoration of a two-room women's clothing store in the city center of Heraklion. The conception of the concept is directly influenced by the Greek summer. Minimal elements and materials such as white marble and natural shades of wood, as well as carefully selected metal structures, give the space an intimate atmosphere that transports you to a Greek island. Our client's main wish was for the small area of the showroom to appear large and the design of the space as well as the choice of materials was based on this line. The style is fresh, with our colors ranging in earth tones, giving a clean and relaxing style. The lighting study played a central role in the design, as the spaces and the light work in a complementary way, highlighting each other

Manousos Leontarakis ELECTRONET
30 January 2023

One of the largest chains of electrical goods in Crete, ELECTRONET Pitsoulakis – Robogiannakis, continuing their dynamic course in the field of technology and electrical and electronic devices, entrusted our office Manousos Leontarakis & Associates for the architectural and decorative design of their new store, in an effort to continuously develop the company's potential. Our new collaboration results from our already very successful partnership in the past with the owners, since it is essentially an extension of the company's offices, which were created in 2020 in completely new facilities with a total area of 1295 m², covering with this investment the needs of the company. In 2023, ELECTRONET Pitsoulakis – Robogiannakis, in the context of its steadily upward trajectory, is coming to add another service point to its potential, creating a completely new exhibition space, seeking to meet the needs of even the most demanding customer. The design team of our office proceeded to study the project, always having as a guide the quality, functionality and modern aesthetics of a space. With care we proceeded with a design adapted to the constantly changing market trends. We have created compositions adapted to the type and style of the products, with innovative solutions that will facilitate the store's service team as well as the customers themselves. The color palette and the materials used refer to a strictly industrial style and style, perfectly combined with the colors of the brand itself.

Manousos Leontarakis RENT ROOMS BUILDING
30 December 2022

The increased demands for housing in recent years lead to the need to create new accommodation spaces. Our office Manousos Leontarakis & Associates was very pleased to undertake the creation of a new complex of modern rental homes. The purpose is to provide modern and furnished apartments, where it will offer the tenants all the comforts and facilities of a hotel, creating an ideal lifestyle. So, our goal is to create a unique environment, adapted to the needs of its occupants. Let's not forget that short-term rental apartments are now part of the tourist market and not just the market, with the needs and demands of this huge audience growing. Therefore, the design of the apartments was based exclusively on the creation of modern, comfortable and useful spaces, which have as their ultimate purpose the hospitality of guests, while at the same time ensuring the timelessness of the investment for the owners.

Manousos Leontarakis SAVOIDAKIS
30 November 2022

The Savoidakis company continues to travel its great path, remaining the largest chain of pastry shops in Crete and beyond. Our office Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, with special honor, continues for more than a decade the perfect collaboration that it has maintained, all these years, with the Savoidakis family, a family that with passion and consistency has succeeded through its many years of leadership in her field. This time it is about the complete renovation of one of the stores of the chain, where the study and redesign of the space were done with special care, so that the result will be particularly tasteful and friendly to the buying public. This of course had to be done in full function with a space where it will be highly functional. Of course, the decorative style followed by the rest of the stores was preserved, with elements that are now a trademark of the chain, making them stand out for their own personal identity. The store has a wide range of bakery and confectionery, with an impressive display through the windows, with internal LED lighting inside them and modern decoration, lining them with wooden slats in the natural shade of oak and black antique granite. Most of the walls have been clad in decorative tiles, while a large and impressive bottle rack adorns the store, detailed with various shades of marble. Finally, the external surfaces of the walls have been covered with the characteristic white brick, which has been placed in the other stores, giving a more retro image to the entrance of the store.

30 October 2022

Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & Associates, undertook the architectural and decorative study of a building, with a total area of 210 square meters, where it is going to house modern clinics of various specialties. Our basic principle during the design was to balance ergonomics and functionality with the aesthetics of the space. At the same time, we could not overlook the needs of doctors as well as the requirements of the law, for each specialty separately. Knowing that a patient's visit to a doctor is accompanied by mixed feelings of anticipation and anxiety, we took care as the main concern of the decorative and architectural composition to create a modern space with strong elements of relaxation and comfort and a particularly friendly atmosphere, thus facilitating the relationship of doctor with the patient. The composition of the materials chosen played a catalytic role in creating a beautiful atmosphere. Simple lines, warm earth tones of wood, natural materials and neutral tones of gray dominate alternately throughout the spaces. In all the clinics, special furniture constructions were designed to serve even the smallest need of doctor and patient, obeying at the same time the modern sanitary and medical specifications

Manousos Leontarakis AIRBNB
30 September 2022

In the city of Heraklion, the team of our office Manousos Leontarakis & Associates undertook the renovation of two standard apartments, with a total area of approximately 60m² each, with the aim of converting them into two modern shortterm rental residences. The concept, as well as the design line we followed, is mainly characterized by simple lines and clean geometries. In order to maximize the use of the spaces, we proceeded with the demolition of some partitions, while at the same time we created new ones in combination with glass elements, achieving in this way the integration of the private spaces with the communal ones. The main materials used are metal, glass and wood in the natural shades of oak, but what gave identity to the two residences are the exposed beta roofs, which automatically setting a completely industrial and extra modern character. Finally, it is worth noting that all the constructions and furniture that we designed specifically for each apartment follow simple and clean lines, characterized by simplicity, giving the space a sense of calm and relaxation.


Manousos Leontarakis 50-50
31 August 2022

Beloved and always timeless in the city of Heraklion, the 50-50 restaurant known to everyone for many years, turns the page and continues to write its own successful story. 50-50 changes the neighborhood, changes the atmosphere and mood, but takes with it all the memories and unique moments, after twelve years of continuous operation. Our office, Manousos Leontarakis & associates, is very happy to be part of this change, undertaking the architectural design and decoration of the new space that will host 50-50, aiming at renewing its identity, always with respect to its path so far. The basic design was based on the creation of a space that will give shape to the idea of a new type of Greek tavern. Drawing elements and influences from the traditional Greek tavern, we managed to bring it into harmony with modern references, introducing guests to an intimate and modern Greek dining area. The interior is strongly dominated by the dark shades of wood, stone linings on the walls as well as the natural handmade terracotta tiles on the floors. Particularly, custom made, metal lighting bodies adorn the ceilings, while at the same time different lighting scenarios create changes in the atmosphere of the space and offer different spatial zones. Finally, colorful dried plants on the walls and ceilings reinforce the image of a warm and welcoming space, which was the main desire of the owners from the beginning.