This is that time of year when we (Geoff and Val) put our heads together, and spend all day on New Year’s Day crunching numbers and debating our product list over endless cups of coffee and satsuma peels. It’s really hard to discontinue a product. Each one of them is a baby you see so much potential […]

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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Custom Work Request Walnut Studiolo Walrus Mud Flap

We get asked to make custom products (a lot). And we like it, because we really like designing new things. Here’s the thing, though: We’re a bit choosy about what projects we take on. The question for us is not, will Walnut Studiolo start making dog collars and wallets? The question for us is, what […]

Customer Bike Photo

An alert reader noticed these pictures of a custom project we did for another customer on our Flickr page and wondered about the color. This was a custom color job for a customer, and we call this “light brown”. It’s somewhere in between our two standard colors that we call “honey” and “dark brown”. We […]

Updated for 2017
Remember when you were a kid and the gifts most appreciated by your parents were always the handmade ones? Maybe it was a crayon drawing, a birdhouse or an apron with your handprints – you knew that the thoughtfulness and love that went into your gift made it extra special.

At Walnut Studiolo, everything is made with thoughtfulness and love. With Father’s Day right around the corner, we decided to put together a roundup of perfect Father’s Day gift ideas for just about any Dad. We have bicycling and beer accessories, of course, but also our new travel games and even some great gift ideas for Dad to use at home or on the go. Continue reading

We’ve created an infographic that helps guide you the process of figuring out which Walnut leather bar wrap will work best for your bars, based on the most common questions we receive. Updated in 2019. Continue reading

This is that time of year for us when we put our heads together, and look at what we’ve sold in the past year and what we’ve spent. We then try to make a viable plan for our family and family business for the new year. We spend all day on New Year’s Day crunching […]