Launch of Dior outdoor furniture by Sam Baron
Dior Maison and Sam Baron team up for stylish outdoor furniture
Sam Baron’s collaboration with Dior Maison is inspired by the classic codes of French design
French designer Sam Baron brings simple elegance to outdoor furniture in his collaboration with Dior Maison. The collection, made up of a chair, an armchair and round and square tables, winks at the codes of Dior design in a symbolic excess of references.
The curved shapes of the French-made chair rethink the oval silhouette of the classic medallion chair, a motif common to the French art of living and to Dior itself, recently reinterpreted by Philippe Starck during the Salone del Mobile 2022. green metal, they are on their way to becoming ubiquitous, appearing at La Pâtisserie at 30 avenue Montaigne and in Dior cafés around the world, in addition to being available in stores.
This is the latest creative partnership for Baron, who rethinks traditional symbols in his work. Intertwining historicity and contemporary design, Baron’s creative direction and design consultancy create physical and digital projects.
In the past, it has partnered with Dior, Pierre Frey Mobilier, Guirland, Jardim Botânico, Bitossi and La Redoute. This new collection builds on past collaborations with Dior, including the 2020 ‘Blé’ cruise collection, comprised of delicately designed candlesticks, vase, carafe and glass domes.
Photography: Kristen Pelou
Universally acclaimed for his creations – he was named one of Philippe Starck’s ten designers of the decade and received the “Grand Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris” in the design category at the 2010 edition of Maison & Objet – Baron is a natural choice to work with Dior Maison. These new pieces remain faithful to the eclectic designs that characterize the Dior Maison collections, in homage to Christian Dior‘s mantra: “Living in a house that doesn’t suit you is a bit like wearing someone else’s clothes. other. §