An exciting new frontier. Australian fashion brand Dion Lee unveils its most recent collaboration, and it’s not who you expect. After conquering the world of high fashion, the label has decided to expand its reach to interiors, partnering with industrial designers Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis of DesignByThem.
Taking inspiration from classic Dion Lee designs, the new DL Collection features two pieces: a DL lounge chair and a DL bench, launching officially at Milan Design Week. Epitomising the classic structure and form that Dion Lee's garments are known for, the collection also highlights the timeless designs that are inherent to DesignByMe. As Karlovasitis says, “We wanted to reference Dion's woven and structured design elements, combining these with traditional furniture making methods to create a visual lightness and interactivity.” This collection is the first interdisciplinary project for Dion Lee and DesignByThem.
These works are a statement piece to complement any interior - sleek, minimal design and leatherwork with Dion Lee’s signature weaving technique ensure these will become treasured additions to any home space.
“With any collaboration, it becomes a dialogue between two very different perspectives and technical skill sets," explains Lee of the creative partnership. "In this instance, it was taking the technique of slashing and weaving, seen in some of our most recognisable products and translating that into commercialisation.”