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
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 […]
Process: cut 20mm wide leather stripes I wanted the leather side on both sides so I used contact cement to put two layers of leather together punched off the corner punched holesfiled edge and finished with mink oilfinished with stitches
I got some mint kangaroo leather from a shoe making store and I thought I’d make a black/mint set. The pencil case: The clutch/purse: The wallet: The set: