Matte & Gloss

Matte and Gloss plays with extremes. It plays with the subtle shadowing matte and gloss can create when next to each other.

Matte & Gloss plays with how light is absorbed and reflected on surfaces.

The way that the light hits a mirror or a piece of glass versus the way that light is absorbed into a piece of stone.

Drawing inspiration from the gloss that rain makes on fresh asphalt…the contrast of a matte quilted leather against the gloss of a fur trim on a classic Chanel coat.

Imagine the impact of changing the finish on a car from the gloss that we have always known to be matte.

We played with some of the existing textures; Suede, Cavallini, and Napoli. We added a few new unexpected twists, experimenting with the stripes through e...read more