Moore & Giles Unveils an Array of Playfully Patterned Leathers

Printing on leather permitted the same subtlety in color and texture that I find on paper,” shows artist Amber Khokhar. “It enabled me to paint as I typically paint.” She is one of five U.K.-based skills who have actually teamed up with the British leather professional Bill Amberg to create a brand-new collection of vividly patterned, digitally printed hides for Moore & & Giles. Designer Amber Khokhar with a variation of her Decagram leather, developed around a 10-point-star theme.
Helen CathcartRealized using natural pigments, her constellation of stars is signed up with by other geometric motifs: subtle, Bauhaus-inspired stripes by designer Jonathan Saunders and groovy graphics by designer Yinka Ilori. (The latters production, initially conceived in Photoshop for a cover of Jason Reynoldss very popular book For Every One, captures “what dreams appear like as a pattern.”) A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Helen CathcartArtist Kesewa Aboah, meanwhile, covered a pal in pigment and coconut oil, then pressed her body to paper, developing a dynamic, not-quite-figurative effect reminiscent of Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furniture designer Bethan Gray painted rippling boat sails. (” Because I used ultramarine ink, when its printed on the leather you really see that hand-painted look,” she notes.) Bethan Gray and Bill Amberg (billamberg.com) inspecting her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has actually long developed custom aspects for designers and architects like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, started checking out digital printing only a couple of years ago but considers it the latest development in the products long, rich history. “Think of the lit up wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides produced by Native Americans,” he says. “Leather has actually been used as an artistic medium for millennia.” mooreandgiles.comYinka Ilori with his own Love is Blind.
Helen Cathcart.

Printing on leather permitted the same subtlety in color and texture that I discover on paper,” reflects artist Amber Khokhar. Designer Amber Khokhar with a version of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star theme.
A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.