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ΟΕΔΒ - wooden bookend (bookstand)

Wooden bookend with the vintage logo of school editions. One of the most well-known logos/symbols, connected to the greek educational system. An owl! A symbol that has represented wisdom since ancient Greece.
Designer : The Three dots
Price
35,00 €
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Description

OEDB (greek: ΟΕΔΒ) stands for “Educational Books Publishing Organization” and was the only publisher of books used in Greek schools from 1937 to 2012. The logo OEDB was printed at the back of every schoolbook used in primary and secondary education, and a truly Greek image, presenting an owl, the classic Greek symbol for wisdom ("σοφία").  The Three Dots, a creative studio specializing in custom furniture and design items, have immortalized a logo connected with the Greeks’ childhood on the schooldesks, by creating the wooden bookend OEDB. 

The owl reminds us of schoolbooks, teachers, schoolmates and times of dreaming and aspiring,  everything connected to the early years of our lives.
A sentimental item, ideal gift for anyone who wants to take home an item kept in almost every Greek’s memory! 
 
Information/
Designed, inspired and created in Greece

Colors/
Available in yellow and green colour
 
Dimensions/
22x19x14cm

Weight/
750gr

Material/
wood

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Over 80 Greek designers, from all sectors of design, define the souvenir as a highly aesthetic object, overturning the folklore stereotypes and introducing a New Greek identity.

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