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Scarred Vessels

Scarred Vessel | Photo: Anne Couillaud

‘Leather is a noble material’

Yoann, skin classifier at Alric Tannery

Leather manufacturers discard scarred pieces of skin. By using this type of leather the aim is to restore its value and create awareness of what causes the damage. Since tanneries depend on contemporary meat production techniques, scarred leather is appearing more and more frequently. In the first vessel, the metal ‘bone structure’ beneath evokes the stretched skins found in the slaughterhouse. Tough leather is combine in the second with soft lambskin as a reminder of the crossbreeding process. The third combines leather with a vegetable material to recall hay puncturing the skin.

Anne Couillaud freelance designer


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  2. Harmen Brethouwer
  3. AD HOC
  4. Asha Swillens
  5. Wicked Light ANNY& Esmé
  6. Projects
  7. Chair No. 14
  8. Pollinators Paradise
  9. Scarred Vessels
  10. Ubuntu
  11. Trade Union
  12. Pine Skins
  13. Woven Willow for te
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