About us

Marianna Machaira

Born in Athens, Greece - Lives in Kifissia, Greece

Studied Economics & Management in the Athens University.
In her 21s she established with her husband the furniture company “Kourtis S.A.” which became the greatest furniture company in Greece the next decades.
The same period she studied interrior design in American College of Greece. In 2002 she founded “Denma S.A.”. Denma all these years until involved in many luxury projects of villas, yachts, mansions, offices all over Greece, in Cyprus, in Dubai, in Germany etc.
Through her company “Denma” collaborates with the biggest Italian, Spanish and Frech design furniture, lighting and fabric companies.

George F. Manetas

Born in Athens, Greece - Lives in Alimos, Greece

1962-1968: Deutsche Schule Athen (German High School in Athens) – Graduate (Abitur).
1969-1974: Technische Hochschule Wien (TU – Wien, Technische Universitat Wien) – License in Architecture.
1974-1976: Politecnico Milano - Doctorate in Architecture & Interior Design. 1976-1977: Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro (Institute for Conservation & Restoration) in Rome, Italy.

Employment history:
1972-1974: Architectural Office Harry Glück in Vienna, Austria (pioneer of urban green & housing architecture).
1980-1983: Interior Design at Padova Shop in Milan, Italy.
1984 until today: Office of Architecture, Interior Design and Planning.

Special achievements:
Private residences (houses, apartments, villas) in Greece, in London, in Monte Carlo.
Two hotels on the island of Mykonos.
Private Hospitals (Athens Medical Center, Interbalkan Medical Center). Two private Maternity Clinics.
Private motor-yachts: Mr. H. El Chiaty, Mr. Apostolopoulos, Mr. Stasinopoulos’ sailing boat.