“We wanted to evoke the warm, honeyed glow of Glenmorangie’s whiskies and begin to tell the story of how they’re created,” says Tim. “I love the idea that the warmth of the sun is transformed into barley which is then transformed into this incredible whisky. So rather than have a background of washes on silk, we decided to go all out and paint the design directly onto gold leaf.” This transformed a joyful yet calming design into a spectacular one.
“I’ve worked with Tim and Lizzie for 15 years and I always love it,” says Russell. “Some craft business rely too much on history for their ideas; Fromental are really good at turning everything upside down. They know art history better than anyone, but they can be quite subversive – and they always have endless ideas for ways to answer a brief.
“My background is in fashion and, in the interiors world, Fromental are the closest thing to couture. They’re the best of the best.”
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