German manufacturer of cameras and lenses, Leica and French Luxury Leather Goods Maker, Hermès have collaborated and the outcome has been A Masterpiece of Traditional Craftsmanship. The video below shows the process of making the camera and the associated accessories…
The fact that Comme des Garçons is one of our favourite accessories brands is an open secret. The Japanese brand just released some more designs in their Very Black Line. In a previous post we told you about two of their most extreme lines. Once again, “Made in Spain” is kept as an asset for the brand.
Today, we want to show collaboration between two traditional industries, Leather & Carpentry Industries. This project started some months ago within the framework of a project led by IES Carlos III , a local Training Workshop. The Project tries to strengthen bonds between these two guilds so that they can share techniques and ideas for better-made products.
The pictures and the video below show the making process of ash table with leather wrapped panels. We hope you enjoy it…
The exhibits will go through the History of Hermes from the saddle and harness makers to the present time … one of the most recognized leather accessories brand in the world. Shall we meet there?
According to Merriam-Webster, Heritage is “Something transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor. Legacy. Tradition”. The fact of having the heritage and skills is crucial to make high quality leather goods. However, this might not be enough. Traditional Industries must be at the forefront of modern communications and digital marketing. Not only must they realise the importance of heritage, craftsmanship and quality, but also innovation and the prioritisation of the customer.
Italian Brand Braccialini fascinates us. Their designs do not go unnoticed. Braccialini’s passion for details and innovation makes the Italian brand be one of the most original bags firms we have ever seen. Their collections are full of different types of leathers and other materials… Their website is worth a visit. See some of their designs below.
Regardless of the religious side of this Week, one may say that Spanish streets in general and Andalusian streets in particular become outdoor museums that show unique pieces of artwork made by Spanish artisans. Carpenters, Jewellers, Leather Workers, Embroiderers, Goldsmiths and quite a lot of other Guilds work together in order to create items of priceless artistic value.
Genuine exotic leathers, geometrical shapes, innovative construction and unconventional concept… These are the ideas that came to our minds when we found the designs below. We really enjoy the idea of not keeping the standard proportions for each type of design. Really smart… More info here
Passion and Courage are two words that could be associated to Spanish Luxury brand Loewe. But Loewe has traditionally been known by the quality of its products and the meticulous manufacturing process. The video below tries to show this… Enjoy
So far, we have showed you the main processes that Spanish Leather Goods Manufacturers follow in order to make a leather item. Today, we want to start a new series of articles in which we will try to show you the little details that makes of a Leather Item be “Great”.
There are different ways of finishing the edges of a leather item. We want to show you the five most commonly used. All of them need a lot of dedication in order to get a proper finished edge.
Read more about Edge finish in an older post here.