Something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time—moulded leather pouch, not just for moulding’s sake, but also have a purpose. I found the perfect medium to start this idea. I use sunglasses pouch to start this idea. It holds the shape of a pair of sunglasses inside the pouch (if you are a sunglasses hoarder like me, you will appreciate how much easier now for you to pick out the right pair of sunglasses without opening up all […]
Jan 3-29, 2016 I went for the most fruitful and unforgettable trip across Europe. With a group of talented designers with various background, I visited fashion studios, concept stores, automotive factories, beer tours, local market, leather finish company and shoe design school. Here is a peek of what this trip looks like: Being in a new environment making me motivated to sketch more, photography more and keep all my senses heightened at all time. I became an […]
A special piece of furniture I designed inspired by my own experience. This is a welcome home stand where you can put away the things you don’t need at home into handmade leather bowls, and hang the keys or umbrella on the metal frame. Both leather and metal will document the daily usage and age beautifully.
Read the article that mentions my design: http://our.risd.edu/post/135340185579/designs-on-organization
Categories: ID Projects, Softgoods • Tags: box, button stud, cord, design, display, essentials, flet, foldable, handmade, id, industrial design, iphone, iStation, kikkerland, leather, organizer, risd, storage, tech, the container store, travel pouch, Whitney Bai
Finished Stool: Process: 1st prototype2nd prototype:3rd prototype4th prototypefinal stool making process:test structure: The stool:
Handmade envelope style laptop case using vegetable tanned leather with a single silver stud button closure. Process: The laptop case is made using one piece of natural veg tanned leather. Designed the pattern and made a prototype with muslin cloth for a perfect fit. Clean cut with sharp rotary knife. Corners were pre punched to prevent tearing. Pattern cut and ready for dyes. Dye the whole piece with leather dye in color “evening blue” from TandyLeather. Wait till it’s dry […]
Process: I use black and white deer skin for this pair of shoes. Deer skin is very soft and stretchy, but it’s very hard to skive.Stitchting on the inside. No visible stitching from outside: Punch eyelets: Upper’s done! Secure the back by nailing it to the last with a piece of leather, so it won’t leave a huge whole on the upper. Pullback the upper onto the last tightly. Put the toe puff in and sand it nicely. Use contact […]