Laser engraved leather seat - antique oak chair & leather, 2012

Antique desk chair refurbished and recovered with a laser engraved leather seat pad featuring a bespoke pattern design.

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Designed pattern freehand with shapes based on a childhood doodle, intended to evoke memories for the user.


Traced drawing in Illustrator and laser engraved pattern on to leather.


Removed old seat pad and altered the base to ensure new larger upholstery nails would sit flush in the frame recess.


Finally, cleaned, oiled and recovered chair with the new engraved leather.