print by bill amberg studio in kings cross. london design festival 2019.
with a modern take on leather decoration, bill amberg brings together leading creatives for a new collection of digitally-printed leather hides.
this year’s collaborators include marcel wanders, calico wallpaper, solange azagury-partridge, lisa miller, champalimaud and artist matthew day jackson.
each artist has created designs which showcase the incredible possibilities of digitally-printed leather. as the world’s most coveted specialist in upholstery leathers, created with the highest ethical and sustainability standards, bill amberg print hides combine forward-thinking contemporary design with an innovative natural leather, developed to celebrate the characteristics and beauty of the material. the collection will be presented in a railway arch at coal drops yard in king’s cross.
launched in september 2018 with tom dixon, faye toogood, champalimaud, natasha baradaran, and timorous beasties, bill amberg print is a modern take on leather decoration that employs specialist digital printing technology, whilst retaining the natural character and grain.
‘print’ uses the finest european bull hides, printed with graphics by some of the world’s most renowned creatives. our in-house tannage allows the leather to accept the inks used in the digital printing process, ensuring a robust and colourfast design. with a soft and luxurious handle, the hides have been developed for upholstery and interior architectural use across commercial, hospitality, residential and marine projects, and meet strict sustainability criteria for leather production.
19-22 september 2019
thur-sat 10am-8pm, sunday 12pm-6pm
coal drops yard
tube > kings cross