When Bogotá, Colombia bike manufacturer Donacleta was asked to design a special edition bike for an authentic Irish pub in Colombia, they immediately knew they had to incorporate some touches from Walnut Studiolo. Continue reading

Customer Sandi Preston in Brooklyn, NY shared her tips for easily installing the Walnut Studiolo Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.  Continue reading

“Makers Gotta Make” so the t-shirt worthy phrase goes. And makers who heed the call of this deeply-rooted drive are part of a special tribe. Which is why, perhaps, Walnut Studiolo’s founder Geoff Franklin couldn’t resist making a special gift for a fellow maker he admires, Nick Offerman.

Our job is supremely rewarding when we are able to help our customers enjoy their bicycle journeys, whether that’s simply a fun ride to the local farmer’s market or a multi-day bicycle tour.

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Justin Lewis has been a road cyclist for nearly 20 years and over that time he has developed a passion for buying, assembling and customizing bikes. So when his sister mentioned she wanted to start riding a bike to work, he jumped at the opportunity to put a bike together for her and he chose Walnut to help make it special.

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Solé Bicycles started as a group of friends who wanted to make affordable bikes that were cool and functional. Years later, they are now a thriving company with a focus on user friendly bikes that are also fashion-forward. Continue reading

A few years ago, one of James Cooper’s friends gave him a monogrammed small storage box from Walnut Studiolo, and the photographer was soon hooked. Continue reading

With all the thought and work that has gone into making it, it really becomes your board rather than just a board.”

Stuart McMillan loves cribbage, but he hadn’t played in a while when he found himself one day trawling through images of interesting cribbage boards on the internet, looking for just the right one to inspire him back into the game. And that’s when he discovered the Walnut Studiolo Travel Cribbage Board. Continue reading

Giorgio Avola, Italian Fencer

Walnut Studiolo provides solutions to everyday problems through beautiful, design-inspired products. We love seeing those products in action through customer stories and media. Giorgio Avola is an Italian fencer and bicycle lover. Giorgio won gold in the men’s team foil in the 2012 London Olympics and followed it with a gold at the 2013 World Championship and a silver at the 2014 European Championship. Giorgio tells his story about moving through the ranks of fencing, and taking his bicycle to get there: 

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