I am currently using leather on a new range of accessories so have been brushing up on all things tanned. This is a great example of a company taking pride in the work they do and have done for ever.

Wolverine 1000 Mile | 721LTD | Horween from Wolverine on Vimeo.

I visited this mans studio when I was living in the Netherlands. He is remarkable. This video shows his analogue, computerised sea creatures at work.

plywood bathroom
self locking bench
factory cherry picker, everything on the machine is hand powered and mechanically remote controled.
travel case for a roadie, remade in wood with original fitting
love a bit of contextual street art

one man, galvanised, french sled bath.

The 19 Series from Bocci from Contemporist on Vimeo.

Beauty Through Bamboo from Turnstyle Video on Vimeo.

intuitive, discrete door tab. You alway know how to interact with a feature like this. (pull)
library ladder. Almost looks as though the steps have been retro fitted.

Collapsing school desk. Very nice. Not sure if it would work on a larger scale
tape dispenser on the side of a glass blowers table
This fan does not rotate its body, but instead mechanically moves the fins to spread the air
The pocket on this work apron is sewn to make a hinge, when the wearer bends over the contents won't fall out.
Champagne tool. snip the wire mesh and grip the cork.
Hammer with magnetic nail holder and inter-grated absorption protection, also protecting the wood handle

I suspect this is a German military code machine pack, it comes in two so the (important) papers can be separate from the bulky machine itself. It also has the animal hair left on the hide so to improve waterproofing.
The italian glue pot is so intuitive. the brush is right in the centre and inviting. The coco smell is also very nostalgic for italians as i believe it is the glue used in most schools.