In this post we’ll review the various kinds of animal leathers and leather alternatives before we focus on the one we use, cowhide.

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Often called mankind’s “first fabric,” leather has been considered a fine and treasured material since the beginning of history and across nearly all cultures and peoples around the globe.

In this kick-off to our leather learning series, we go through a broad overview of what leather is, how it’s made, and why it’s important.

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Announcing a new product from Walnut Studiolo: Coil Leather Bar Wraps, a new style of leather handlebar wrap that should be intuitive for anybody who has ever used handlebar tape. Continue reading

When PR specialist April White wanted to update the dated cabinets in her cabin, she turned to Walnut Studiolo.

Her pet goats approved.

Leather Wine Bottle Case

Every spring, I get the itch to open the windows, take everything off the shelves and dust it, then put it all back. Somehow, it always looks cleaner and neater when it’s put back together, even when it’s all the same stuff.

Having a little touch of leather in everyday life is an affordable luxury. The natural material is soft, safe, and durable, and our leather drawer pulls support a family company and are all made in America. Check out our entire Leather Drawer Pulls Collection and Learn More About Us.

The same annual cleaning theory works well for our leather drawer pulls. Here are our tips and tricks to keep them looking their best:

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We experience plastic trash on our local beach every week. Now inspired by recent news reports and nature documentaries, we’re taking a stand. Walnut is committing here and now to eliminating single-use plastics in our product packaging – no more new single-use plastic purchases going forward – and we’re reducing plastics everywhere else in our business, too. Here are our reasons why and how – plus a little on how you can help, too. Continue reading

When interior designer Jenna Siebert shared with us photos of a recent client project using our Leather Drawer Pulls, we were absolutely stunned. Eager to hear more about this project, we asked Jenna to tell us a little about her design process.

Not too big, not too small, our new Tilikum Medium leather handle is sized just right. Continue reading

Our all-leather pulls and handles are a natural choice for homes with children. These soft, durable, and natural furniture features are a smart choice for safety, durability, and sustainability: Continue reading

We’re used to seeing gorgeous customer photos of their bike designs with our leather bike accessories, but it’s not everyday we have the good fortune to meet a cat that bikes in style. 

We recently interviewed Mr. Pig Cat, a classy cat from Northeast Ohio who loves adventures. Yes, Mr. Pig Cat is really his name (friends and owner Audrey call him Piggy) and yes, he really rides on a bike, in a bike basket. Continue reading