Kalymnos in Greece is where the idea of creating a t-shirt brand came up inspired by the warm Greek sun and the beautiful blue Mediterranean sea.
Kalymnos is part of the group of islands called the Dodecanese. Translated literally, it means the “twelve islands”. The number twelve (“dodeca” in Greek) has many symbolic meanings:
A year is composed of 12 months. – A day is composed of two times 12 hours. – Greek mythology has the 12 labours of Hercules. – In football/soccer, fans are often described as the 12th man. – There are 12 standard keys on a keyboard: F1 to F12. – There are 12 keys on a standard digital telephone: (1 through 9, 0, * and #) – and so on….