American artist / designer Lisa Farmer makes leather objects that are created to be honored for their inherent beauty. Her labour intensive design pieces are both sculpture and product. Utilising premium vegetable tanned leather and immense craftsmanship, she combines traditional leather-working skills with contemporary technologies, producing avant-garde works distinguished by their originality and timelessness.
A graduate from East Carolina University (USA) with a Bachelor Fine Arts in Visual Communication, Lisa worked for more than a decade for multidisciplinary firms in the USA, Italy and England before setting up her now her own studio practice in Milan where she designs and meticulously crafts contemporary objects. Her works are produced upon commission and sold to private clients and a small selection of stores worldwide.
Pieces from Lisa Farmer have been exhibited in prestigious galleries such as the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Bilston Craft Gallery in West Midlands and at the Saatchi Gallery during COLLECT, the International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects. Her work has received recognition and been featured in numerous Italian and International magazines and online publications.