Moore & Giles Unveils an Array of Playfully Patterned Leathers

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

Printing on leather enabled the exact same subtlety in color and texture that I discover on paper,” shows artist Amber Khokhar. “It allowed me to paint as I generally paint.” She is among 5 U.K.-based skills who have actually worked together with the British leather specialist Bill Amberg to develop a 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 motif.
Helen CathcartRealized using natural pigments, her constellation of stars is joined by other geometric motifs: subtle, Bauhaus-inspired stripes by designer Jonathan Saunders and groovy graphics by designer Yinka Ilori. (The latters production, originally conceived in Photoshop for a cover of Jason Reynoldss best-selling book For Every One, captures “what dreams look like as a pattern.”) A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Helen CathcartArtist Kesewa Aboah, on the other hand, covered a friend in pigment and coconut oil, then pressed her body to paper, developing a dynamic, not-quite-figurative effect similar to Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furnishings designer Bethan Gray painted billowing 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) checking her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has long produced bespoke elements for designers and designers like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, began checking out digital printing just a couple of years ago however considers it the most current development in the materials long, rich history. “Think of the lit up wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides created by Native Americans,” he states.
Helen Cathcart.