Designer Stories on Leather Crafting
Give your accessories a touch of individuality by creating personalised leather bags, coin purses or other lifestyle accessories on your own. Now with FLUX’s laser cutter, you can easily create DIY projects on a wide range of materials, including wood, leather, acrylic, glass slate and stainless steel. Here are three designer stories that use FLUX laser cutters to create stunning leather accessories.
TaiYang Leather Studio
Customised Handmade Leather Accessories that Last
Taiyangleather Studio is a small creative shop located in Taichung, Taiwan. Tired of wallets that do not last, Taiyangleather Studio’s founder was inspired to create handmade leather wallets that are durable and practical.
It’s logo is a deer, symbolising happiness and longevity, which expresses the maker’s wish to provide customers with durable leather goods that bring them joy. The emphasises antlers on the deer further express the maker’s desire for the brand to be inspiring and intelligent.
Well tested for practicality and durability, Taiyangleather Studio offers a wide range of leather products, such as coin purses, small wallets, long wallets and business card clips. They also accept personalised product customisations on request.
FLUX’s 50W Beambox Pro plays a big part in the cutting and engraving process of Taiyangleather Studio’s handmade products. Beambox Pro was able to assist them in speeding up the production process with more versatile designs.
Award-Winning Lifestyle Boutique
Mr. sheep offers a variety of lifestyle products and accessories that are cut and sculpted by FLUX’s 50W Beambox Pro. Recently they introduced leather products, such as the luggage tags below.
Apart from these unique accessories, Mr. sheep is also a professional design house that offers consulting services in both interior and product design. Its founded, Yi-De Yang, received various awards, including the Red Dot Design Award, Silver A’ Design Award and the Interior lifestyle Tokyo Award.
Spreading the Joy Creation with Leather Crafting Class
LEPAU is another small handmade leather product boutique in Taiwan. Virna, the founder, was a 9-5 office worker. She discovered her true passion after recovering from a medical condition. During her recovery, she read a booked called “Starting A Business with Love,” which talks about the founder of Motherhouse fights against all hardships to create a social enterprise that gives back to the unprivileged. Inspired by the story, Virna resigned from her previous occupation and threw herself into the world of creation.
She named the studio “LEPAU,” which represents the founder’s passion for leather creation.
To spread the joy of leather creation, she also held leather crafting classes to inspire others and encourage them to discover their true passion.
The above picture is a leather-bound notebook made in one of LEPAU’s classes. FLUX’s laser cutter Beamo helps to cut the paper with the designed totem, thus simplified the handmaking process. FLUX’S laser cutter gives makers the advantage to produce prototypes easily, saving more time for more creative ideas.