Each piece of Orion’s offering represents a sartorial vehicle. Effortlessly carrying you from winter into spring, summer into autumn.
The Makehaus create room designs that evoke a building elation - a bit like hearing a new playlist staple for the first time, or trying on a dress that becomes a mainstay. The words 'subdued and simplified' might come to mind first, to describe the neutral palettes that backdrop their work but don't be deceived. Stylistically, their approach to surface, shape, shadow and material gives a whisper the impact of a scream. It brings modulations of glimmer, asymmetry and - occasionally - offbeat playfulness to a room (oh yes, we clocked that expanding foam mirror frame). We sat with Dani to ask her some questions about process, taste...
"Around the time I stopped doing Lemon, Melbourne went into its first lockdown. The last few years I had been wanting to paint again but I think I was a bit scared about starting. Lockdown provided me with the perfect storm...I wasn't able to work, I had my toddlers full time and my husband was still working long days every day in Construction"
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