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 ( 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.