The ubiquity of leather in society is clear to see in a visit to Bateman’s, Rudyard Kipling’s home in the UK from 1902 until he died in 1936. It is owned by the British National Trust and is in Burwash in Sussex, south east of London and not far from the famous Rodney Marsh area. […]
This article was actual written back in 2010. It is reproduced here since we were prompted by a wonderful item in Issue 1 of a new magazine for leatherworkers called Waxing the Thread, where on page ten they have a two page interview with Jeremy Atkinson who we mention below. The magazine, which is now […]
A really good video about nothing more complex than the cover of a mobile phone. Yet it will entrance you.
Leather Naturally has issued a press release which requests those in the industry to stand up and unite to promote leather. It explains how members of the group have come together to support a new approach to raise the profile of leather as a unique and adaptable material which is as relevant today as it […]
A look at how the process of vegetable tanning leather has evolved over time and the effects it has had on extract use, the leather industry, the leather produced and its uses.
Vegetable Tanned Leather: qualities, application and process. A precis of article in Premier Vision newlsetter.
Rolls Royce returns to a vegetable extract tannage for the interior of its developmental electric Rolls Royce.
A film featuring Italian actress Caterina Murino, highlighting Tuscan vegetable tanned sole leather production was shown at Lineapelle London.
How leather is defined and how that definition can be interpreted differently, depending on where you are.
Details of a public consultation on the future of Walsall Leather Museum, an award winning and important resource and one of the few leather museums of the world.