Our Company

Our first store, STERN, was founded in 1975 in the center of Athens by Pothos and Aikaterini Papadakou.

Their progressive and entrepreneurial spirit was the driving force that made the company distinguish right away. They have managed to gain the primacy of imports from China and Japan, bringing the art of the Far East for the first time to Greece.

The successful course continued, opening branches in Athens and Thessaloniki, starting at the same time, besides the retail trade, and wholesale throughout Greece, the Balkan countries and Cyprus. After many distinctions and innovations in the field of handmade household items, it still possesses the innovation in a wide variety of high quality and design artworks.

Today, the successors of the company, with a 43-year experience in the field, continue their successful journey, aiming to attract and initiate new and old customers to the authentic handmade art of the Far East. We are waiting for you to wander in the field of handmade and timeless art and to discover decorating ideas and solutions for the home and not only in the area of furniture, porcelain, lighting, carpets.

Come to meet the history of the Far East tradition in the Temple of Art. Discover the ” COMFORT, DECORATION, INVESTMENT” through our great variety of Solid Rose Wood, Lacquer and other materials. Our porcelain is from the largest companies in Japan and China: KUTANI, GOLD IMARI, CANTON with the unique techniques of SATSUMA and CLOISONNE. Our rich collection of incomparable quality with unique, old designs, combines perfectly the harmony of the space with the functional design, modern minimal lines with handmade, unique, timeless artworks.