Ilio Nema

Ilio Nema was founded by Ariane Leondaridis and Katia Kelso. Both of Greek heritage, Ariane was born in Paris and Katia in Sydney. Their shared passion for artisanal craft was forged when they worked collaboratively in New York as Design Director and Production Director respectively.

Slow craft processes that require exacting techniques became the foundation for their own niche in an industry widely regarded as “fast” or “disposable”