Fashion illustrator Richard Haines was approached by Moore & Giles to produce a capsule collection of 250 pieces. Rooted in nostalgia, the figures Richard drew represent the people their customer wanted to be when he was a boy. Both charming and sentimental, they add a unique aesthetic and metaphorical layer to the pieces they cover. Permanently laser engraved into the leather, each piece looks as if Richard has inked it individually.

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    Laser engraved baseball bats for Nike with artwork by Kevin Cantrell and Juan Carlos Pagan. Inspired by old world typography that imbues the spirit of baseball, this piece was awarded to the winner of the 2015 Perfect Game All American Classic Home Run Derby. Winner of a Type Directors Club Judge’s Choice Award, 2016. Photography provided by Terry Brown

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      We designed and laser burned topography of the land between Lynchburg and Louisville into the leather as an abstract nod to the geographical proximity shared by turntable manufacturer Crosley and leather purveyor Moore & Giles. Limited to a run of 40 units in two colorways: birch wood finish paired with a pebbly, vegetable tanned leather called Modern Saddle and a mahogany wood finish paired with black leather.

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        Established in 2048, BIG SECRET came back from the future to laser engrave every surface we can get our hands on. We work hard to elevate art and design in our collaborations; the powerful, intricate laser lens inspires us to think deeper, go further, and create magic within every project.

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          Part secret-keeper, part incense-burner, and part mind-expander, this treasure box was designed by TOOOLS in Los Angeles.

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            Wooden maps fabricated as prizes and promotional material for the Jack Daniels 150th anniversary whiskey barrel hunt, which took place in 50 countries over three months. Art and art direction by Arnold Worldwide.

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              A laser cut and etched leather-wrapped bike frame to celebrate the UCI Worlds 2015, which took place in our hometown. Design by Thomas Fullmer who also hand stitched the leather onto the frame. This frame and 22 others were auctioned off at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to benefit two non-profit organizations: ART 180 and Richmond Cycling Corps.

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                Laser engraved, hand-crafted wooden gift boxes to announce a new agency name for Chapter & Verse.

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