smoking herring grey poster 30x40cm

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smoking herring bornholm print

print only, unframed

printed from a real smoked herring this graphic print was inspired by the smoking process where the herring are hung in a smoke blacked chimney and the grey smoke billows around them. this celebrates our islands most notable fish and traditional smoking process. marked 'bornholm denmark' this gives a nordic look to any home with its subtle tones and monochrome pallet.

printed on FSC archive quality paper and delivered in a heavy duty envelope


size: 30x40cm (approx 12x16")

material: FSC certified 240gsm mat finish paper

origin: printed in Sweden

use: heavy enough to hang alone or frame.

more about this collection +

herring collection

printed from a real whole smoked herring using a traditional Japanese art form called gyotaku, or fish rubbing.  the fish is brushed with ink then a cloth placed over it and pressed to form a direct print.  this print is photographed and forms the basis of our herring designs.

hot smoked herring are a traditional food from our island, Bornholm. the distinctive chimneys of the smokehouses punctuate the landscape.  the herring, hung on a rod through the eye are hot smoked over alder wood and turn 'from silver to gold' in the smoking process. all of the lovely wrinkles in the skin come from the smoking process and make for a iconic image. 

see our other kitchen, home, clothing and accessories featuring bornholm herring