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, established around a 10-point-star motif.
A subtle, bauhaus-inspired gradation identifies Wander leather by designer Jonathan Saunders.
Printing on leather enabled the very same subtlety in color and texture that I discover on paper,” shows artist Amber Khokhar. Designer Amber Khokhar with a version 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 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, meanwhile, covered a good friend in pigment and coconut oil, then pushed her body to paper, creating a vibrant, not-quite-figurative result reminiscent of Yves Kleins Anthropometry series. And furnishings designer Bethan Gray painted billowing boat sails. (” Because I utilized ultramarine ink, when its printed on the leather you actually see that hand-painted appearance,” she keeps in mind.) Bethan Gray and Bill Amberg (billamberg.com) examining her Inky Dhow leather..
Helen CathcartAmberg, whose atelier has long produced bespoke components for designers and architects like Alexandra Champalimaud and Peter Marino, began checking out digital printing only a couple of years ago but considers it the newest development in the materials long, abundant history. “Think of the lit up wall panels in Florence or the hand-painted hides produced by Native Americans,” he states.