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,” shows artist Amber Khokhar. Designer Amber Khokhar with a variation of her Decagram leather, developed around a 10-point-star theme.
Helen CathcartRealized utilizing 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 developed 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 differentiates Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Helen CathcartArtist Kesewa Aboah, on the other hand, covered a friend in pigment and coconut oil, then pushed her body to paper, creating a vibrant, not-quite-figurative result similar to Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furniture designer Bethan Gray painted billowing boat sails. (” Because I utilized ultramarine ink, when its printed on the leather you actually see that hand-painted look,” she notes.) Bethan Gray and Bill Amberg (billamberg.com) checking her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has actually long created bespoke components for designers and designers like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, started exploring digital printing just a few years ago however considers it the most current advancement in the materials long, rich history. “Think of the lit up wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides developed by Native Americans,” he says. “Leather has actually been used as an artistic medium for centuries.” mooreandgiles.comYinka Ilori with his own Love is Blind.
Helen Cathcart.

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