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 usually paint.” She is among 5 U.K.-based talents who have actually worked together with the British leather professional Bill Amberg to develop a brand-new collection of vividly patterned, digitally printed hides for Moore & & Giles. Designer Amber Khokhar with a version of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star concept.
Helen CathcartRealized using natural pigments, her constellation of stars is signed up with by other geometric concepts: subtle, Bauhaus-inspired stripes by designer Jonathan Saunders and groovy graphics by designer Yinka Ilori. (The latters production, originally developed 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 distinguishes Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Helen CathcartArtist Kesewa Aboah, on the other hand, covered a good friend in pigment and coconut oil, then pushed her body to paper, producing a vibrant, 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 actually see that hand-painted look,” she keeps in mind.) Bethan Gray and Bill Amberg (billamberg.com) inspecting her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has long produced custom aspects for designers and designers like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, began exploring digital printing only a few years ago however considers it the latest development in the products long, rich history. “Think of the brightened wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides developed by Native Americans,” he says.
Printing on leather allowed the same subtlety in color and texture that I discover on paper,” reflects artist Amber Khokhar. Designer Amber Khokhar with a variation of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star motif.
A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.