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. Designer Amber Khokhar with a variation of her Decagram leather, developed around a 10-point-star motif.
A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.

Printing on leather allowed the same subtlety in color and texture that I find on paper,” reflects artist Amber Khokhar. “It enabled me to paint as I normally paint.” She is one of five U.K.-based skills who have actually collaborated with the British leather specialist Bill Amberg to create a brand-new collection of clearly patterned, digitally printed hides for Moore & & Giles. Designer Amber Khokhar with a variation of her Decagram leather, established around a 10-point-star theme.
Helen CathcartRealized utilizing natural pigments, her constellation of stars is joined by other geometric themes: subtle, Bauhaus-inspired stripes by designer Jonathan Saunders and groovy graphics by designer Yinka Ilori. (The latters development, initially developed in Photoshop for a cover of Jason Reynoldss best-selling book For Every One, records “what dreams appear 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 buddy in pigment and coconut oil, then pressed her body to paper, developing a vibrant, not-quite-figurative effect reminiscent of Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furniture designer Bethan Gray painted billowing boat sails. (” Because I used ultramarine ink, when its printed on the leather you truly see that hand-painted appearance,” she notes.) Bethan Gray and Bill Amberg (billamberg.com) inspecting her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has long produced bespoke elements for designers and designers like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, started exploring digital printing only a couple of years ago however considers it the newest advancement in the products long, abundant history. “Think of the illuminated wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides created 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.