What to expect from aniline leathers Steve Sechrest, COCOCOHome – Co-founder, Charlotte NC About 75% of the leather furniture pieces we make for our customers are made from aniline dyed leathers. What is aniline leather? Aniline leathers are those that are “dyed in the drum” in the tannery, rather than having pigment applied after the… Continue reading What to expect from aniline leathers
Are you on the hunt for pet-friendly leather sofa? So many customers ask for our recommendations of the best leathers to accommodate their pets. There seems to be a lot of unconditional love out there for man’s best friend (and the like). Pets are family, so family room decisions (like the perfect sofa) need to… Continue reading Finding a Pet-Friendly Leather Sofa
How to Care for Leather When you’ve narrowed down your choice to the perfect leather for you, you want to protect your investment. Knowing how to care for a leather sofa is important for maintaining the life of your furniture, but where to start? As leather comes in a variety of dyeing processes and finishes,… Continue reading How To Care for a Leather Sofa
Fast Facts: Aniline Plus-Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: English Bull Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.1-1.3MM Mont Blanc leather is a supple, waxy pull-up aniline hide from Moore & Giles, created by a fifth-generation family-run tannery in Bassano del Grappa at the base of the Italian Alps. Mont Blanc is made on high-quality Northern… Continue reading Mont Blanc Leather
Fast Facts: Aniline Plus-Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: European Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.4-1.6 MM Designed in Italy on European hides averaging 50 feet, Brentwood is a full-bodied leather with a soft wax finish that exudes simple yet sophisticated elegance. Brentwood leather will remind some of their favorite pair of boots, and for… Continue reading Brentwood Leather
Fast Facts: Aniline Origin: Italy Hides: English Bull Size: 45-55 Sq. Ft. 1.2-1.4MM- Full Grain Heirloom leather by Moore & Giles is the true story of sustainability. In an effort to reduce waste and prove that every hide has value – not just the “perfect” ones, Moore & Giles has designed this leather in their… Continue reading Heirloom Leather
Fast Facts: Aniline Origin: Italy Hides: German Size: 50-60 Sq. Ft. 1.2-1.4MM- Full Grain Why Ellis? Ellis is one of the most unique leathers we have come across – it is supremely soft, supple, thick, AND matte. This is a rare combination, but one we can’t stop touching. Moore & Giles’ Ellis leather is made… Continue reading Ellis Leather
Fast Facts: Aniline -Waxy Pull Up Origin: Italy Hides: German Size: 50-60 Sq. Ft. Thickness: 1.2-1.4MM Brenta leather by Moore & Giles is elevated to a level that is nothing like anything we have seen. We love its softness coupled with a raised grain. Initially launched in a gorgeous “Walnut” color, which is a lovely… Continue reading Brenta Leather
Using wet-green® tanning from discarded olive leaves, sustainable leather is the future of fine upholstery. Are you seeking a sustainable upholstery? Sustainable tannery may not be the first to come to mind, but with hides being a natural waste byproduct of the beef industry, leather is a fine choice. Not only is leather upholstery long-lasting,… Continue reading Our Most Sustainable Leathers: Pamplona with Olive Green technology
Why Cork? PortugaliaCork is made of natural cork on a fabric backing, creating a high-performance vegan leather option. This vegan leather fabric alternative is an innovative product that checks a lot of boxes. Along with being an incredible organic texture, cork is supple, durable, cleanable, and planet-friendly. Cork is a great upholstery for busy families… Continue reading Cork – A Perfect Vegan Leather Alternative
Fast Facts: Vegan alternative to leather Ultrasuede® fabric features ultra-microfiber made with recycled polyester and plant-based polyester A soft, plush suede hand Soothing to the touch in any climate Excellent colorfastness Resists sagging, crocking, pilling, and shrinking Highly abrasion-resistant—exceeds 200,000 Wyzenbeek double-rubs Spot-cleans and is easily washable Unsurpassed range of today’s most sought-after colors Animal-friendly… Continue reading Ultrasuede®: Hello Performance, Meet Beauty.
Why the moniker “Vegan Leather” doesn’t tell the whole story. Ultrafabrics hit it out of the park with Brisa. Customarily “Breathable” and “Performance” go together like oil and water. Typical chemical protective finishes or manmade, leather-like fabrics, lack the soft hand feel and ventilation that Brisa does so well. So well, in fact, Tesla uses… Continue reading Brisa Performance Fabric
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