The Peau de Chagrin Noir
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Through a considered dialogue of material application and the needs of others, Ishiyama's design process is a slow and personal labour, critiquing the dependency or expectancy of immediacy and upending the tedium of monolithic architecture.
“The fact is, there is no cure other than slowing down currently.” Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution speaks about the importance of transparency and the complex desire of consumption.
Peau de chagrin co-founder Mesh Chhibber speaks at Luxury Law Summit 2017. Last week, the two worlds of legal advisors and luxury brand designers came together, descending upon the Ham Yard hotel in central London for the annual Luxury Law Summit.
Held within the library archives of Middle Temple, one of the four 13th Century Inns of Court in London, is an extraordinary book of both pre- and early-Enlightenment thinking and scientific revolution.
From the skins of Scandinavia, to the tannery in Belgium, before finally taking form in a small atelier, made by master craftsmen in rural Bordeaux, the Peau de Chagrin Noir is emblematic of conscious production and creativity.
‘The Skin of Sorrow’, is a fantastical Faustian critique of excessive bourgeois materialism, and inspiration to our values as designers of slow, sustainable, environmentally conscious products.