The ancient Japanese art of shibori is a resist dyeing technique commonly used to decorate silk or cotton found on Obi’s and Kimonos.
Shibori textiles have put their own spin on the technique applying it to different materials such as upholstery fabrics, wood, wallpaper and leather.
While modern technology assists design applications to material printing transfer, all shibori leather stays with the tradition and is hand dyed using Shibori textile’s own methods.
Leather is a unique material as it is not like fabric with a warp and a weft but rather has the quality of skin and each individual skin grabs the dye giving more definition and room for spontaneous design.
All shibori leather is dyed in house from their Sydney studio
using the highest quality Italian leather.
The leather used is suitable for medium to high traffic
areas and is marine grade quality used in both commercial and residential applications.
Shibori’s techniques are original and not done anywhere
Each piece is touched by hand, making no two pieces the same.
The leathers are waxed and sealed with a solution to waterproof and protect the leather leaving it lustrous and