We all know how easily the rigors of daily life can overshadow simple pleasures. Sometimes all it takes is a special gift on a momentous occasion to help us reconnect with what matters most.
We use the same, high quality, vegetable-tanned leather that has always traditionally been used for equestrian sport, so it’s a natural outdoor material (saddles, reins, bridles, etc). Our American vegetable-tanned leather is infused with waxes in the tannery to stand up to horse sweat, mud, and rain – in other words, just like riding a bicycle!
For architects, draftsmen, and draftswomen, engineers and designers, there is no finer gift than a handcrafted leather piece. It always makes a memorable statement to potential clients and bosses – but if well-chosen, it will also be a useful tool for their work.
At Walnut Studiolo, our products are designed and handcrafted by former architecture principal Geoffrey Franklin. All our products are inspired by things he wanted for himself, but couldn’t quite find on the marketplace – so he made them himself!
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Announcing our newest design! A small leather tab is perfect for small spaces, tight corners, and lightweight doors. Named for the graceful Gothic arches of Portland’s St. Johns Bridge, our tab pull is handcrafted, sustainable, and always American-made in our Oregon workshop.