Handcrafted leather bags
Elena Vandelli designes luxury leather bags
architect & designer

 For Elena  a bag is a shell.  A shell is usually perceived as a hard and rigid boundary between exterior and interior, public and private but a handbag represents a different kind of shell:    A Malleable Shell.  

Elena Vandelli Stavropoulou, is a Greek Italian architect, specialized in bioclimatic architecture and sustainable design.

   She has a strong passion for handcrafted objects.

Elena Vandelli designes luxury leather bags
Elena Vandelli designes luxury leather bags

In 2014, she launched the brand Elena Vandelli Bags, signing a leather and canvas bags design collection, and in 2017 she created the brand Elena Vandelli Ceramics. She uses clay as a medium to create functional wares and unique sculptural items.

Elena Vandelli designes luxury leather bags
Elena Vandelli designes luxury leather bags