Printing on leather permitted the exact same subtlety in color and texture that I find on paper,” reflects artist Amber Khokhar. “It allowed me to paint as I generally paint.” She is among five U.K.-based talents who have collaborated with the British leather professional Bill Amberg to produce a brand-new collection of strongly patterned, digitally printed hides for Moore & & Giles. Designer Amber Khokhar with a version of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star theme.
Helen CathcartRealized utilizing natural pigments, her constellation of stars is joined by other geometric concepts: subtle, Bauhaus-inspired stripes by designer Jonathan Saunders and groovy graphics by designer Yinka Ilori. (The latters creation, originally developed in Photoshop for a cover of Jason Reynoldss best-selling book For Every One, records “what dreams appearance like as a pattern.”) A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation differentiates Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Helen CathcartArtist Kesewa Aboah, meanwhile, covered a friend in pigment and coconut oil, then pressed her body to paper, creating a vibrant, not-quite-figurative effect reminiscent of Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furniture designer Bethan Gray painted rippling boat sails.
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has long developed bespoke elements for designers and designers like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, started exploring digital printing just a few years ago however considers it the latest development in the products long, abundant history. “Think of the illuminated wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides created by Native Americans,” he says.
Printing on leather enabled the same subtlety in color and texture that I discover on paper,” shows artist Amber Khokhar. Designer Amber Khokhar with a version of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star concept.
A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation distinguishes Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.