Archive for September 21st, 2011

September 21, 2011

0.1 CEU Leather Basics: Technology, Application, Aesthetics


Meryl Siegman
0.1 CEU
Wednesday, September 28
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sloan Miyasato, Showplace #200
Fall into Fabrics

This course will introduce designers and architects with little or no previous knowledge to the basics of leather technology, with a focus on terminology, application and aesthetics. It will include how leather is made, from the raw state to the finished product; tanning techniques including the innovation of green technology by way of chrome-free tanning; the uses and aesthetics of various dyeing techniques; how to specify leather, including how to write a leather specification; the interpretation of the final product using actual hides, particularly in light of its application. Light refreshments will be served.



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