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Range Focus – Parkside Collection

Range Focus – Parkside Collection

ParksideTM is a contemporary leather from Connolly – a brand renowned for manufacturing the highest quality leathers. This latest range is no exception and covers a gamut of applications including aviation, marine, automotive and upholstery. Starting with the finest quality North European raw material, a modern tannage and retannage is used, giving a soft round feel…


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Feature – Embossing

Feature – Embossing

This year we thought we would share some different ideas and inspiration with you. We are kicking it off with embossing. Here is some of our inspiration – intricate woodwork, symmetrical metal patterns, and gorgeous letterpress. All creating wonderful textures and a unique effect for any project. Did you know that we can have unique…


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Colour of the Month 2019: White

Colour of the Month 2019: White

Sorry, but we just couldn’t resist the temptation to choose white this month – after all, doesn’t everybody dream of a White Christmas? We have a surprisingly large selection of leather and vinyl in white. It might not spring to mind as an obvious first choice for upholstery, but it can look incredibly dramatic… Car…


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Range Focus – Vaumol Collection

Range Focus – Vaumol Collection

In the golden years of the motor industry Vaumol™ covered the interiors of Grand Marques such as Rolls Royce, Bentley, Ferrari, Aston Martin and Jaguar, as well as many others. It was used in many of the most famous public buildings, such as the House of Lords and House of Commons, and even graced the…


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Colour of the Month 2019: Grey

Colour of the Month 2019: Grey

This month we are featuring fashionable grey as our colour focus. On the face of it, grey can be seen as quite a depressing colour, but we beg to differ… Car inspiration was definitely not a problem – beautiful bodywork, and some gorgeous grey upholstery… Our inspiration this month comes from moody grey landscapes, heart…


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Range Focus – Standard Collection

Range Focus – Standard Collection

The Standard range is a slightly embossed, corrected grain upholstery leather – delivering good yield and ideal for domestic upholstery projects. The range would also be suitable for commercial upholstery, if treated to Crib 5, or marine and aviation projects with the appropriate protection treatments, which can be provided at an additional cost. The leather…


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Colour of the Month 2019: Berry

Colour of the Month 2019: Berry

October marks the start of true Autumn, so we just had to look at warming colours – we focused in on delicious warm berry, deep red and wine colours. There are so many gorgeous warm colours, there’s definitely going to be something for you… There’s some fab car inspiration – beautiful berry bodywork, and some…


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Range Focus – Classic Collection

Range Focus – Classic Collection

The Classic range is a full grain embossed leather – meaning there is a consistent pattern to the grain, delivering good yield. Classic is a vegetable tanned, free of chrome leather, and a good choice for restoration work. The range is popular in classic Mercedes and BMWs. You can find out more details about the…


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Colour of the Month 2019: Blue

Colour of the Month 2019: Blue

September’s colour of the month is blue – a great choice since we are still enjoying some lovely blue skies and a burst of balmy weather. There are so many hues of blue, you can choose something for a traditional or a modern and funky project… Needless to say, there’s plenty of automotive blue inspiration……


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Range Focus – Boxmark Royal

Range Focus – Boxmark Royal

Boxmark Royal is a hard wearing leather with a noticeable grain. This translates to a material that shows the beauty of a natural product, combined with the strength to take considerable wear and tear. The range is incredibly versatile making it suitable for automotive environments and furniture. It can also be easily treated for use…


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Range Focus – Old Timer

Range Focus – Old Timer

Old Timer is a top dyed veg tan leather. The traditional manufacturing process means the leather will darken with age and patinas, to give it a more traditional leather appearance. These characteristics make this range a great choice for authentic restoration work on classic cars. You can find out more about the characteristics and technical specifications…


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Colour of the Month 2019: Yellow

Colour of the Month 2019: Yellow

Our colour of the month this time is lovely, sunny yellow. Not a traditional choice, by any stretch of the imagination, but an interesting alternative if you are looking to make a statement. When looking for yellow inspiration in cars, there were lots of supercars to choose from, but we cast our net a little…


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