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Interior Inspiration 3 Ways With Leather

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 by

Studded, stitched, folded and formed, swatches and swathes of leather define luxurious schemes. From natural tan to coloured skins, the beauty of this traditional material is celebrated through expert craftsmanship and redefined with contemporary treatments. Strap in as we hunt for the finest hides.

1. Embroidered

Stitched patterns enhance the tactile and opulent qualities of leather. The prevalence of this trend needs no embellishment.

The work of Bethan Gray combines cutting edge design technology with the values of traditional craftsmanship. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The work of Bethan Gray combines cutting edge design technology with the values of traditional craftsmanship
Image courtesy of Bethan Gray

(Above) Stud leather coffee table in Wine leather with brass studs and feet, £3,240; Brogue leather dining table in Navy with Coral belting and Wine leather legs, brass studs and feet, £3,420; Brogue leather side table in Wine with Cor al belting, Navy leather legs, brass studs and feet, £1,740 (Also shown in close detail below); all bethangray.com

The Brogue collection was inspired by the beauty of coloured marble paired with warm, brushed brass. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The Brogue collection was inspired by the beauty of coloured marble paired with warm, brushed brass
Image courtesy of Bethan Gray

704A and 704B mirrors with leather frames, from £49, alp-design.co.uk

These charming mirrors were spotted at London Design Fair in September. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

These charming mirrors were spotted at London Design Fair in September
Image courtesy of ALP

Ricamo embroidered leather curtain by Studioart, price upon request, rubelli.com

Studioart use embroidered patterns to create shading effects on interior surfaces. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

Studioart use embroidered patterns to create shading effects on interior surfaces
Image courtesy of Studioart

Motum quilted leather cushion in forest green, Coria leather cushion in navy, Motum cushion in bordeaux from 699DK, aytm.dk

Multi directional embroidery creates a luxurious quilted effect. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

Multi directional embroidery creates a luxurious quilted effect
Image courtesy of Aytm.dk

The Coria leather cushion features simple, minimalist embroidery . Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The Coria leather cushion features simple, minimalist embroidery
Image courtesy of Aytm.dk

Both Motum and Coria cushions are available in a large variety of colourways. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

Both Motum and Coria cushions are available in a large variety of colourways
Image courtesy of Aytm.dk

2. Folded

Formed and folding over marble and metal frames, lengths of leather adopt a sensual sinuous appearance. The tone and tactile quality of natural tan complements dark-stained wood, brass and white marble alike.

Leather table by Formafantasma, £12,000, libbysellers.com

The design duo behind Formafantasma are based in Amsterdam. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The design duo behind Formafantasma are based in Amsterdam
Image courtesy of Formafantasma

Fred desk by Poltrona Frau, £5,399, aram.co.uk

The Fred Desk features the beauty of an uninterrupted leather surface. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The Fred Desk features the beauty of an uninterrupted leather surface
Image courtesy of Poltona Frau

Saddle magazine rack, £750, nobleandwood.com

This simple form is crafted from Carrara Marble and is available in Tan, Green and Navy leathers. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

This simple form is crafted from Carrara Marble and is available in Tan, Green and Navy leathers
Image courtesy of Noble and Wood

Saddle ring desk collection, £98, anthropologie.com

Complete the Saddle Ring Desk Collection with additional magazine rack and pencil cup. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

Complete the Saddle Ring Desk Collection with additional magazine rack and pencil cup
Image courtesy of Anthropologie

3. Straps

The place for leather fastenings is secure. Buckles and bindings are influencing furniture design across the board, but there are particularly striking examples in seating. From smart, sophisticated styles to snug casual retreats and sturdy dining chairs, we select three seats with a strong strapline.

Clay Leather and Marbled Rust sofa, $9,500, stephenkenn.com

Designer Stephen Kenn begins each project with good quality materials and experimentation in process. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

Designer Stephen Kenn begins each project with good quality materials and experimentation in process
Image courtesy of Stephen Kenn

Chubby Chic armchair by Diesel Living with Moroso, £2,352, do-shop.com

The Chubby Chic armchair features a soft, welcoming shape. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The Chubby Chic armchair features a soft, welcoming shape
Image courtesy of Diesel Living

Wire dining chair in satin chrome plated steel and Cognac leather, €3,540, oandd.dk

The wire collection from Overgaard and Dyrman finds inspiration in traditional saddlery. Strap in as the Warehouse Home team hunt for the finest hides.

The wire collection from Overgaard and Dyrman finds inspiration in traditional saddlery
Image courtesy of Overgaard and Dryman

Inspired by this feature? Take a look at our Pinterest board for more luxurious leather treatments!

 

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