Architectural Leather / Ranges
Leather has been used for upholstery purposes for as long as there have been text books to document it. In fact, the use of leather can be traced back to the time of the Neanderthals.
Created from polished Stringray skins, Shagreen is one of the most sophisticated and beautiful surfaces in the world. We have collected a selection of ranges based on this unique hide.
Traditionally Leather was always tanned utilising natural tannin elements commonly found in Oak and Mimosa barks, an unchanged process of tanning leather as old as early mankind itself.
Superior European sourced shoulder hides; both thicker in substance and smaller in size than a modern large upholstery hides; is tanned in time-consuming methods using pits, drums, dyes and fat liquors.
This lengthy process is both inherently natural and environmentally safer, the quality however of a 'veg-tanned' hide and the deep patina it receives with use is what a true leather connoisseur will be looking for and appreciate.
Choosing the right colour for your architectural leatherwork is a crucial step in creating a beautiful and cohesive look. There are a variety of colours available to choose from, ranging from classic neutrals to vibrant hues.