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Series 7 velvet in coop with lala berlin
lala Berlin x Republic of Fritz Hansen

THE COLLABORATION

Iconic furniture design meets fashion-forward bohème in this exclusive collaboration between Republic of Fritz Hansen and lala Berlin. A strong alliance is created when the Berlin based fashion label makes their mark on Arne Jacobsen's renowned Series 7™ chair. Expect deep, dark and enchanting colours and materials when we dress the iconic chair in high quality velvet in a special edition for all fashion- and design lovers.

The collaboration between Republic of Fritz Hansen and lala Berlin consists of a front upholstered Series 7 in the colour Lala Barberry, a fully upholstered Series 7 and Dot™ stool in the colour Lala Caspian. All three designs have powder coated legs in a colour matching the upholstery adding a modern and monochrome expression to the design.

The collaboration with lala Berlin emerged with the idea of having a fashion designer interpreting the Series 7 chair. Choosing lala Berlin meant choosing the designer behind - Leyla Piedayesh - to release her creative energy, her Middle Eastern heritage and the modern Berlin bohème brand she has created in an interpretation of an Arne Jacobsen classic.

In other words, the collaboration is the result of keeping the Series 7 relevant in time, the collaboration is a fashion-furniture alliance where bold colours and velvety materials meet modern era furniture design. A 6 months long process has bloomed to a perfect match between the softest velvet in the warmest colours enhancing the feminine shapes of the Series 7.
The Series 7 chair along with the Dot stool in velvet and powder coated base, designed in collaboration with lala Berlin, in the burgundy and midnight blue colours - lala Barberry and lala Caspian.
The Series 7 chair in velvet, designed in collaboration with lala Berlin, in the burgundy colour - lala Barberry.
The Series 7 chair in velvet, designed in collaboration with lala Berlin, in the midnight blue colour - lala Caspian.
  • The Series 7 chair along with the Dot stool in velvet and powder coated base, designed in collaboration with lala Berlin, in the burgundy and midnight blue colours - lala Barberry and lala Caspian.
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Leyla Piedayesh

THE DESIGNER

lala Berlin was founded by Leyla Piedayesh. Leyla Piedayesh was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1970. After studying business administration she first came into contact with fashion professionally as editor of the “Designerama” television format at MTV Berlin. In 2003 she began exploring her own design talent by making knitted accessories. Her celebrated debut collection was launched in 2004 at the fashion tradeshow Premium in Berlin. The concept of a symbiosis of urban cool and elegant chic based on high quality knitwear really took off and from that lala Berlin was born.
"Velvet brings back memories of my childhood in Iran; velvet, like no other material, can take me on a journey to another time"
Leyla Piedayesh
Lala Caspian & Lala Barberry

THE COLOURS

Series 7 chairs by la la Berlin

The choice of colours is also an interpretation of Leyla's Iranian heritage. The midnight blue Lala Caspian and the burgundy red Lala Barberry both fit the palette of lala Berlin and that of Republic of Fritz Hansen, according to the designer. About the colours she adds: "The dark blue takes me back to midnights in the city of Isfahan, Iran, and the Cimmerian water of the Caspian sea, and when I see the burgundy shade, I can almost taste the barberries used in traditional Iranian cuisine". The two shades are also widely used in the creation of Iranian rugs and just like in a mesmerising rug pattern, you can immerse yourself and almost get lost in the velvet, saturated shades of this collaboration.

Both Series 7 chairs and the Dot stool come with a matching monochrome base. Furthermore, the front upholstered version in Lala Barberry comes with a high gloss painted shell in a matching colour.

The special lala Berlin x Republic of Fritz Hansen collection is available in Republic of Fritz Hansen Concept Stores as well as selected stores worldwide from October 2017 to October 2018.