Adding an alluring dominance and raw edge to furniture, lighting and homewares, leather strapping takes centre stage in these top design picks of the week…
Paying homage to the ancient craft of wood-cleaving, the Simon Hasan Cleft Oak stool combines irregular shaped timber legs with a leather-strapped apron and upholstered tweed cushion to make a very endearing little stool for sitting.
Featuring a carved ring to hold scarves and umbrellas and crafted from solid Oak, the ‘Pe’ Coatrack by young German designer Florian Saul is suspended from the ceiling by beautifully hand-crafted leather belts.
From $615 AUD
These hand made laboratory-grade borosilicate glass vessels are wrapped in moulded leather strapping with turned brass fittings. Dressed to impress, the Simon Hasan designed pieces are at the ready for your next dinner party.
From $325 AUD
Cheekily named, this pendant light by Lucie Koldova lives up to its reputation with an innovative use of leather. The transparent glass shade, embraced by colourful leather strapping creates a playful juxtaposition of materials.
02 LEATHER HANDLES
Made Measure leather handles are available in an array of colours, completely customizable for your project. These handles add a soft, tactile element to joinery and add a personal touch to any interior.
IN VEIN TABLE
Belgian designer Ben Storms trestle table is an impressive and functional chameleon. Trestle table by day, mirror by night, the table can be turned around into a full-length mirror when leaned against a surface. Using soft grey veined Belgian Gris de Ardennes marble, polished stainless steel mirror, steel legs and leather straps, Storms impressively challenges the traditional notions of form, technique and materials with this piece.
VALENTINA LEATHER CUSHION
Handmade in Australia from the finest Italian leathers, Juliet Moneke’s luxe range of bespoke cushions feature Aniline leather braiding and gold hardware. Think of these as the Birkin bag of cushions, adding an air of luxury to your favourite sofa, armchair or boudoir.
From $449 AUD