Ok, so call me weird here but I am rather intrigued by the Renaissance Cowhide, Designed by Young & Battaglia with Himitsuhana. It is not a real cow hide but a rug to emulate a cow hide. I think the idea is interesting, maybe not a portrait but a pattern or abstract design. What do you think? Am I totally off my rocker here?
The Renaissance cowhide is unlike any cowhide you have ever seen, it’s from a very exotic breed of beast that lives in the fantasy world of designers Young & Battaglia. The piece features a background image created by artist Himitsuhana, overlayed with tufts of fur and hand cut out in a special rubber backed fabric. A fusion between art and utility.