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KWALIA Design

Suspended Skies

Australia

Suspended Skies is a 25m x 25m canopy created for the Chill Out Stage. My aim while designing this was to create a space in harmony with the existing structure. A piece that would allow you to unwind and relax, and lose yourself within a welcoming sanctuary. The main body of fabric would be made out of Hessian with highlighting panels in Teal. Layered panels of hessian trimmed and weighted with teal would be hung from the centre of the canopy, dropping down towards the people below, creating a refreshing, clean and natural aesthetic.


KWALIA is a contemporary shade design company based out of Melbourne, Australia.

Aiming to create large scale dynamic and multidimensional atmospheres with a strong focus on intricate panelling and attention to detail.

Founder and creator Jess Lee is driven to create memorable and awe inspiring, futuristic environments and shade structures for festivals and special events across the globe.

With a background in fashion design and experience freelance sewing for companies such as Do Lab, Vita Motus and Shade Lab Ibiza, Jess has fine tuned the process of creating high quality, durable tensile structures, implementing innovative and modern techniques, creating mesmerising and alluring dance floors to get lost within.