Chess & Games Consultant for TV, film and fashion shoots

Chess & Games Consultant for TV, film and fashion shoots
Promotional photo shoot for “Good Omens” with Art Chess by Sophie Matisse. Photograph by BA High Life Magazine

We were approached by British Airways High Life Magazine to provide them with an artist-painted chess set and to advise them on the set up of the pieces. The photograph above features a one-off Art Chess set by Sophie Matisse. In order to reference the plot of the Amazon Prime series “Good Omens” – a six-part series about the approaching Armageddon and the unlikely teaming up of a demon and an angel (played by David Tennant and Michael Sheen respectively) in a fight to save the world – the arrangement of pieces was inspired by the famous “Immortal Game”.

 IN London photoshoot. Photography by Lee Powers
IN London photoshoot. Photography by Lee Powers
Black and white chess set used in fashion shoot for IN London magazine
IN London photoshoot. Photography by Lee Powers

IN London Magazine contacted Purling to assist with a fashion photo shoot, for which the models were featured with one of our Bold Chess sets. we were there to support and advise on setting up the pieces for each shot.

Model plays with Black and white chess set
IN London photoshoot. Photography by Lee Powers
Model wearing brightly coloured outfit playing with art chess set by Kate Brinkworth
Please! Magazine fashion photoshoot with Purling London Art Chess by Kate Brinkworth.  Photograph by Olivia Da Costa

Please! Magazine – a publication about style, fashion, jewellery and culture – contacted Purling about assisting with a fashion shoot, for which they wanted to incorporate a beautiful Art Chess set, hand-painted by Kate Brinkworth. Purling was able to be on site and to advise on setting up the chess board for the shoot.

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