Parts of the Process — The dream brief: photographer Nick Ballon captures Italian leather producers for Maharam

Posted 30 May 2017 Interview by Indi Davies

Having graduated from Berkshire School of Art and Design in 2001, documentary and portrait photographer Nick Ballon has since built a rich and impressive portfolio, counting the Financial Times, The Guardian Magazine and the New York Times among his clients. While his studio is based in London, he has made Hastings his home, where we caught up with him to discuss the journey behind a commission for Maharam, one of North America’s leading textiles creators. The result was an extensive collection of intriguing images documenting the company’s leather suppliers, shot in the space of a week across Northern Italy.

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