The company begins its course in 1988 under the name 'DOMUS General Partnership' initially, with a shop at 92, Mitropoleos Street in Thessaloniki.
The soul and founder of the company, Christos Christodoulou, tries to introduce innovative and pioneer ideas in the furniture field to the city's prospective buyers. He is active in furniture import and trade from abroad, mainly from Italy.
The city's buyers respond to the new ideas and the company evolves more and extends its actions to importing new furniture creation companies, lighting, and convenience items. The continuous upkeep with latest trends and developments and the proper advice offered to the consumers, confirms the company as one of the strongest in the Thessaloniki market and projects it as a very competitive company of its kind throughout Greece.
In 1996 the company's name and trademark at the same time, changes into 'Area Domus' and a new shop is opened at 94, G. Papandreou Street. The shops' image follows clean, modern lines expressing the company's general philosophy. The window displays always suggest a feeling of quality and mirror the company's aesthetics.
In 1997 'Area Domus' extends to eastern Macedonia, by opening a franchise shop in Komotini.
Today, in the 'Area Domus' shops, many important names from the design field are represented such as: Kartell, Moroso, Porada, Desalto, La Palma, Flou, Kundalini, Foscarini etc, names that totally express the aesthetics and philosophy of the company. The constant update and monitoring of design trends, colors, technology and presentation bring the company among the first of its kind in Greece and abroad. Moreover, the proper customer approach and update before and after the sale by specialized staff, has led the company to being widely accepted by the public all these years.
In 2004 another step is taken showing the far sight through which the company perceives the future: it acquires the exclusive representation for all Greece for the Kartell company (a company considered and 'institution' in the furniture design and convenience items, signed by top designers such as: Starck, Arad, Citterio, Laviani and others) and opens the first Kartell Flagstore in Thessaloniki. Development follows rapidly.
In 2006, two Kartell Flagstores in Athens, the first at 14, Kifisias Avenue at Marousi and the second at 19, Irodotou Street at Kolonaki, prove that the company's presence has been and still is leading in the Greek market and that the company's philosophy is to always recommend new, modern trends.
A new project is born. Area Domus OUTLET. The creation of the outlet was a necessary step for our company towards completing our long-lasting goals. Our new space in the western side of city near to the harbour,. We believe that it will constitute the best-aimed choice for all the people that love our products and can find it in very low prices.
A very crucial year for the global and specifically the Greece economy. Amidst the every-changing market situation, Area Domus decides to make a radical change in Thessaloniki. To relocate its offices and showroom to a larger place.
The new shop is 650sq.m large. Situated in the design district of Thessaloniki, often related as the top-spot of products for home furniture, lighting and architectural products.
The new showroom is designed by the talented architect Mr. Minas Cosmides. Concrete walls and murals, steel and clean lines. Altogether make an exquisite industrial look.
This is the style that highlights the design of furnitures and fixtures Area Domus.
Another change is the relocation of the Kartell flagship store from downtown Thessaloniki, where after a successful presence in five years, moved to Adrianoupoleos str. 24