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Garrett Leather Designed By Harcourt London

Jun 22, 2016

Garrett Leather has partnered with Harcourt London, leather specialists located in the United Kingdom, to create three new inspiring designs for wall applications. Don't miss the exclusive first look this Monday, June 27.

Open House | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cocktail Reception | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

D&D Building 
979 Third Avenue, Suite 1107
New York, NY 10022

Garrett Leather Welcomes Ailene Werner

Jun 20, 2016

Ailene Werner Account ExecutiveGarrett Leather is pleased to introduce Ailene Werner as your new Account Executive. Ailene is a seasoned professional in the architecture and design industry. She is an accomplished hospitality designer, designing for Choice Hotels, before transitioning to sales with Samelson Chatelaine and most recently Jamie Stern Design. Ailene brings a strong work ethic and great industry connections to Garrett Leather. She will be working with all customers throughout the mid-Atlantic states.

Contact Ailene directly at 703-201-7963 or email awerner@garrettleather.com

Important Notice: Garrett Leather Corporate Headquarters is Moving

Apr 21, 2016

Garrett Leather will close at noon EST on Friday, April 29. All telephone, fax, and extension numbers will remain the same. However, voicemail will be down temporarily next weekend. Please place urgent orders as early as possible for timely delivery.

On Monday, May 2, all operations will resume from our new location during regular business hours.

New Corporate Address, effective May 2:

Garrett Leather
75 Boxwood Lane
Buffalo, NY 14227

800.342.7738
716.882.9301
716.882.9358 fax

CEU:A Comparison of Genuine Leather and Faux Leathers

Apr 13, 2016

Caressa Raindrop Padded Wall PanelsLearn everything you need to know to define, describe and compare genuine leather, polyurethane based faux leather, bicast faux leather, bonded faux leather and polyvinylchloride based faux leather. 

Learn about:

• Production processes

• Cleaning requirements

• The importance of and types of flame retardants 

• Durability based on abrasion resistance testing

• Selection for upholstery based on product characteristic priorities

IDCEC approved CEU for 0.1 learning unit

 

Schedule a Presentation Today

Contact your local Garrett Leather Account Executive.

Introducing Flight

Mar 3, 2016

Flight Leather

Garrett Leather introduces Flight, an Italian, full grain leather that is specially formulated for multiple applications, including aviation as well as corporate, hospitality, and residential interiors.Flight has a smooth, matte surface and gorgeous color palette.

•  It has an inviting hand, comfortable feel, and breathable, anti-bacterial finish.
•  Flight passes many strict performance standards in the areas of flammability, stitch strength, tear strength, finish adhesion, and elongation.
•  It is treated during the tanning process to pass the rigorous FAR 60-second vertical burn test for aviation applications.
•  As one of our LeatherShield products, it offers protection against everyday wear, even in high traffic areas.
•  Flight provides maximum value with large hide sizes that average 58 square feet.
•  20 GREENGUARD certified colors are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

LeatherShield Makes Specifying Garrett Leather Easy

Mar 2, 2016

LeatherShield

To assist customers in selecting the appropriate types of leather for different applications, Garrett Leather introduces LeatherShield. LeatherShield is a special classification designated to a select group of Garrett Leather products that are made to withstand the demands of high traffic areas. 


LeatherShield products
• Provide superior durability
• Age beautifully and improve over time
• Require no additional treatment or additional costs
• Have inherent qualities of water and stain resistance
• Offer anti-bacterial protection
• Span 14 leather collections in over 400 colors


Contact us to request a LeatherShield sample set to reference which products are included.

Garrett Leather welcomes Robert Stockton

Feb 22, 2016

Robert Stockton Garrett LeatherRobert Stockton is the new Account Executive for all aviation accounts throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Prior to joining Garrett Leather, Robert was Senior Interior/Exterior Designer at Bombardier Aerospace. He often specified Garrett Leather’s products and was always pleased with the superior quality and high level of customer service that he received. He has a thorough knowledge of the regulations and requirements of the aviation industry. Robert looks forward to sharing his experiences and assisting you with your upcoming projects.

Feel free to contact Robert directly at 214-304-1632 or email rstockton@garrettleather.com

Garrett Leather is Headed Back to the White House

Feb 4, 2016

Garrett Leather is Headed Back to the White HouseGarrett Leather once again supplied leather for furniture pieces going to the White House. Kittinger Furniture Company is sending 16 beautiful mahogany chairs for use in the Roosevelt Room. These chairs are upholstered in Garrett Leather’s Vintage Elk, the same leather used on President Obama’s chair in the Oval office. 

Garrett Leather Teams with Profound Maison for Distribution throughout Mainland China

Sep 30, 2015

Garrett Leather has teamed up with a second showroom in China to further extend its reach to the mainland. Grand Collection, a premier showroom located in Hong Kong, continues to carry Garrett Leather’s full product line. In order to better meet the needs of additional customers throughout mainland China, Garrett Leather is pleased to announce its relationship with Profound Maison, located in Beijing.

Founded in 1998, Profound Maison’s products and services include distributing premium fabrics and wallcoverings throughout China, providing design services, manufacturing home and contract furnishings, and managing projects for timely delivery. Their expert design services and superior quality products have made them one of China’s leading residential and contract industry brands.

Profound Maison was the first company in China to offer the one-stop design and shopping concept for overall home decoration and remains one of the few quality sources for these services. They import leading international fabric and wallcovering brands to China in an effort to bring the best of international design and quality to Chinese customers. Their commitment to offering the best of both classical and contemporary design, providing superior quality products, and delivering complete customer satisfaction align perfectly with Garrett Leather’s philosophy. Garrett Leather is happy to have Profound Maison representing its brand and extending its global reach further, to accommodate their growing Asian customer base.

Specify Garrett Leather and Save with the Limited Editions Collection

Jul 1, 2015

Limited EditionOver 75 leather colors and woven patterns are being offered at special discounted prices. These Limited Editions are all in stock and available for immediate shipment. Please contact us to check inventory prior to placing your order. Members can log in to view inventory and place orders online. If you’re not a member, apply today.

Hurry! These special savings are available for a limited time only.

Garrett Leather Welcomes Wendy Nickel

Jun 30, 2015

Wendy NickelGarrett Leather is pleased to announce Wendy Nickel as Account Executive for Northern California and Northern Nevada. As a California native, Wendy earned her degree in Interior Design and joins Garrett Leather with over 15 years of experience in the commercial interiors field. She has extensive knowledge of the industry and consistently goes above and beyond for her customers. Her passion for design, attention to detail, and dedication to customers make her a welcome addition to the Garrett Leather team.

Please feel free to contact Wendy at
wnickel@garrettleather.com
415-265-4572

Garrett Leather Welcomes Matt Lubs

Jun 3, 2015

Matt LubsTo better serve customers in the Boston area and throughout New England, Garrett Leather is pleased to announce Matt Lubs as the new Account Executive. Matt joins Garrett Leather with extensive sales experience and has established solid relationships with architects, designers, and contractors throughout his territory.
He is attentive to customers and offers his expertise during each stage of the project, from start to finish. He assists clients with product specification, design vision, and quality assurance to achieve complete customer satisfaction. Please feel free to contact Matt at mlubs@garrettleather.com or call 617-455-8722. 

Introducing Resilience

Mar 19, 2015

ResilienceAhhh…the look of aged, loved, natural leather appeals to so many. If only there was pure aniline leather made to be just a little bit more resilient.

Garrett Leather is pleased to make your wishes come true… 

Resilience is exclusive to Garrett Leather and is unlike any other rugged leather ever made. After years of research and development, Resilience was created with a specially formulated scratch resistant and anti-bacterial finish to protect against signs of daily wear. It performs very well on the Wyzenbeek Abrasion test, earning a Class 5 rating at 100,000 cycles. Choose from ten rich, GREENGUARD certified colors that resemble the beauty of precious gemstones. Learn more about Resilience and request FREE samples today.

Award Winning Capelli

Mar 18, 2015

Capelli ADEX Award Garrett Leather's Capelli line has won the prestigious platinum ADEX Award. Awards for Design Excellence is the largest and most prestigious awards program for product & project design in the A&D industry. Thank you ADEX, Archinterious, and Designjournalmag.com for this honor!

New Toronto Showroom

Jan 26, 2015

Primavera

Garrett Leather is also pleased to announce new representation in Ontario and Quebec to better serve our Canadian customers. Primavera Interior Furnishings is a residential designer showroom located in Toronto, Ontario. A new display highlighting Garrett Leather’s most popular products are on display. Customers may visit the showroom to learn more about Garrett Leather’s extensive product offerings and request free samples.

For over 30 years, Primavera has built a reputation for service, quality and selection. Primavera has grown to become one of the premier ‘trade’ resources in Canada. The Toronto showroom has 2 levels with 12,000 sq. ft. and a full range of product.

Primavera Interior Furnishings
160 Pears Avenue, Suite 110
Toronto, ON M5R 3P8
416-921-3334

www.primavera.ca

New Independant Rep and International Showroom

Nov 11, 2014

Mandy Stamper is now representing Garrett Leather in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana (except the NW corner) to the commercial and hospitality design, furniture dealer and furniture upholstery markets in Indianapolis.
mandystamper@mac.com
317-696-8273

Formignani Rappresentanze is now representing Garrett Leather in Italy to all industries.
Via Delle Lame 35/5 B-C Firenze, Italy 50126
formignani.sas@gmail.com
+39 055 681 5081

 

Introducing Capelli!

Oct 29, 2014

CapelliThe name Capelli, which is Italian for hair, encompasses the true beauty of these artistic hides.

Capelli Specialty feature rich colors, metallic prints, and creative, laser cut patterns.

Capelli Natural is not dyed nor finished. It represents true cowhide in its purest form, with gorgeous color variations. No two hides are exactly the same.

Capelli Stenciled is genuine cowhide finished with classic animal prints, including tiger, zebra and leopard patterns.

Specify Capelli for any upholstery application, such as furniture, wall panels and area rugs. All 32 colors are in stock and available for immediate shipment. Additional colors are available for a limited time, while supplies last. Order samples today.

Vote for Garrett Leather's Capelli Collection

Oct 6, 2014

BOYA CapelliThis year Garrett Leather has entered their newest product line, Capelli, in to Interior Design's 8th annual Best of Year Awards. The Best of Year Awards is a completition for products manufactured and introduced to the market between September 2013 and August 2014. Finalists are selected by interior designers and architects via an online vote taking place October 6 - 17, 2014. Garrett Leather needs your help to become a finalist! Cast your vote for Capelli! 

John Lyle Presentation at Garrett Leather Showroom

Oct 2, 2014

John Lyle LeatherGarrett Leather is honored to have the innovative John Lyle join us during Fall Market to celebrate creating artistic interiors. John Lyle shares his passion for leather as he presents the new Capelli Collection, featuring soft textures, rich colors, and metallic patterns. Come to see and feel these masterpieces firsthand. We will also have some of John Lyle’s signature pieces on display throughout Fall Market. Join us for a presentation on October 15 from 2:00-3:00 in Suite 1107. 

Introducing A New Garrett Leather Sales Representative

Aug 18, 2014

Garrett Leather welcomes DSC Group as a new sales representative for North and South Carolina. DSC Group will be servicing contract and hospitality accounts.

DSC Group

John Cronin
(704) 775-2789
johndscgroup@gmail.com

New Garrett Leather Website!

Jul 14, 2014

New Site

Garrett Leather launches a newly designed website with many enhancements.

New Features
• A new catalog to make shopping for the perfect leather easy.
• An updated shopping cart to request samples and dyleot cuttings anytime.
• An Events page to highlight upcoming tradeshows, CEUs, and other industry events.
• New installation photographs spanning multiple industries to inspire visitors.

Purchase Leather Online
Garrett Leather is making leather purchasing even easier! The new website will include an exclusive, membership only, VIP area. Members* will enjoy special online privileges 24 hours a day.

• Check inventory availability
• Confirm prices
• Place items on reserve
• Make online purchases
• View recent online orders
• Manage billing and shipping addresses

*Members must complete an online application for approval.

Stitching Option on Wall Panels

Jul 10, 2014

Unpadded leather Wall Panels may now be specified with decorative stitching. Choose any Tex 210  thread to match or contrast with the leather color.

Introducing Polly McArthur and A&D Studios

May 19, 2014

Polly McArthur & Associates
Polly McArthur & Associates is representing Garrett Leather to designers throughout Washington, Oregon, and Northern Idaho.

Terry Williams, Showroom Manager
Polly McArthur & Associates
607 South Fidalgo Street
Seattle, WA 98108
Tel: (206) 768-1964
Fax: (206) 768-1983
Terry@pollymcarthur.com


A&D Studios
A&D Studios has recently joined Garrett Leather as sales representative in British Columbia and as territory sales rep for Polly McArthur & Associates. To schedule an appointment, please contact Lesli Ann directly.

Lesli Ann Cone
A&D Studios
4580 Klahanie Dr. SE, Suite 424
Issaquah, WA 98029
(425) 427-1510
A-dstudios@comcast.net

Tradeshows

May 19, 2014

HD ExpoThank you to everyone who stopped by our booth at the HD Expo last week. It is always a great opportunity to see our customers and show them the exciting new developments happening at Garrett Leather. 

If you missed us at the show, be sure to visit us during NeoCon in Chicago June 9-11 in space #8-4118. 

Welcome Ed Berowski

May 1, 2014

Ed BerowskiEd Berowski recently joined Garrett Leather as the new Assistant Sales Manager. He is working closely with Max Brown, Sales Manager, on providing additional support to all of Garrett Leather’s independent sales representatives and residential showrooms. 

Ed will be traveling around the world to meet and work with sales representatives. His impressive track record and extensive experience in sales management will help Garrett Leather continue to achieve and exceed sales projections in the coming years. Garrett Leather is pleased to have him as part of the team.

Spring Market

May 1, 2014

Spring MarketGarrett Leather unveiled its newest window display at the Decoration & Design Building in New York City, just in time for the Spring Market event. Stop by Suite 1107 to see all of Garrett Leather’s bright hues and alluring textures. 

D&D Spring Market
Thursday, May 15, 2014

D&D Building, Suite 1107
979 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 588.1251 

First Quarter Results

Apr 30, 2014

Luxury LeatherAfter a year-long celebration of our 25th anniversary, Garrett Leather still has plenty to celebrate. More customers worldwide are discovering the value of Garrett Leather and specifying our products at a record-breaking pace. We are truly grateful for the trust you place in us and for the opportunity to provide you with the best leather purchasing experience possible. Thank you!!

Garrett Leather's Television Debut

Apr 22, 2014

NYC ShowroomGarrett Leather’s New York showroom and luxurious leather products were featured on the “Ultimate Homes” segment of the television show A Taste of New York on March 6, 13, 20 and 27. A Taste of New York on airs on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm EST on Comcast-Time Warner Cable. Our very own Lisa Hernandez and Sherie Chin both gave outstanding performances. A Taste of New York has been on the air for over 8 years and has approximately 3.8 million viewers per week. If you missed it, you may view the segment today.       

Introducing Norton Enterprises

Apr 16, 2014

Norton EnterprisesGarrett Leather remains committed to providing superior service and is pleased to announce the addition of a new sales representative.

Norton Enterprises N.A. is representing Garrett Leather throughout Northern Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Chip Norton is working with customers in all markets within the area, excluding aviation and residential accounts. Please contact him today to schedule a presentation.  

Norton Enterprises
734 Woodlawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75214
214.500.7519
chip@nortonenterprisesna.com

Upcoming Events

Apr 7, 2014

HD ExpoHD Expo
Garrett Leather is exhibiting in the HD Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 14-16. Stop by booth #4429 to see our new Wall Panels, Woven Panels, and Luxury Leathers on display.

Spring Market
Visit the Decoration & Design Building in New York City during Spring Market on Thursday, May 15 to see Garrett Leather’s new Wall Panels and Luxury Leathers on display.

Read All About It

Apr 2, 2014

2014 AdsGarrett Leather recently introduced Wall Panels, Woven Panels, Wall Tiles, and a new palette of Luxury Leathers. Look for our advertisements in the following prestigious publications:

Interior Design Magazine May issue
Interior Design Magazine Spring Market Tabloid
Luxe Interiors New York Spring issue
World of Interiors April issue

Welcome Amy Ericson

Mar 13, 2014

Amy EricsonGarrett Leather welcomes Amy Ericson as the new sales representative for Southern California. Amy joins Garrett Leather with over 15 years of experience in the interior design community. Amy will be calling on all accounts in the southern California area, excluding residential. Feel free to contact her directly at aericson@garrettleather.com or at 310-237-3636 to schedule an appointment.

Welcome Ashley Billeri

Mar 13, 2014

Ashley BilleriAshley Billeri is representing Garrett Leather for all markets throughout Tennessee and Georgia, excluding Savannah.She has extensive sales experience and thorough knowledge of leather. She may be contacted at Ashley@abinteriorresources.com or at 404-358-3686.

Additional Services

Mar 10, 2014

ServicesIn addition to Wall Panels, Garrett Leather provides other services upon request. Most leather products may be embossed to add pattern and texture, perforated, skived to reduce the thickness, or made into hospitality and corporate office accessories. Learn more about Garrett Leather’s services. 

A product service summary chart is available for download at the bottom of our services webpage.

Wall Panel Test Results

Mar 3, 2014

Wall PanelAccoustical tests were performed and the results show that Garrett Leather’s padded wall panels provide superior noise reduction and sound absorption compared to other surface materials such as brick, glass, plywood, wood, plaster, and carpet.

Garrett Leather is also pleased to announce that all Caressa and Chatham colors are ASTM E84 Class A rated for wall panels. Designers now have 135 different leather color options for Class A wall panel installations. Berkshire, Glazed, DiModa Gatora and DiModa Cobra are Class B rated. Please remember to specify fire rating requirements when placing an order to ensure the proper materials are used.

Installation is even easier. Testing for our simplest installation method has been completed and Garrett Leather Wall Panels may now be direct glued to drywall and plywood substrates. Titebond GREENChoice Professional Drywall Adhesive is recommended. Updated installation instructions are available, so contact us today.

A Taste of New York

Feb 20, 2014

NYC ShowroomIf you are in the New York metro area, be sure to watch A Taste of New York on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm EST on Comcast-Time Warner Cable during the month of March. Garrett Leather’s New York showroom and luxurious leather products will be featured on the “Ultimate Homes” segment of the television show on March 12, 19, 26 and April 2nd. Our very own Lisa Hernandez and Sherie Chin both give outstanding performances. A Taste of New York has been on the air for over 8 years and has approximately 3.8 million viewers per week. If you just cannot wait, you may Preview the segment.

New Colors: Luxury Leathers

Jan 1, 2014

Luxury LeathersGarrett Leather is ringing in the New Year with the addition of 18 rich, new leather colors, inspired by the finer things in life. From diamonds to private jets, these guilty pleasures provided the motivation to create stunning new leather colors for 2014. Garrett Leather has expanded the popular Avion, Caressa, and DiModa Gatora collections to stimulate designers’ creativity and transform designs into beautiful, luxurious interiors. Contact Garrett Leather today for free samples.

New CEU: Leather Wall Applications

Oct 29, 2013

CEUAttend this informative, hands-on, course to learn about specifying leather for wall applications and earn 0.1 continuing education unit. During this 60 minute presentation, attendees will learn different types of leather wall applications and examine samples, understand flame treatment requirements,
review installation techniques, and discuss how to design various patterns for leather wall applications. Free reference guides will be distributed. This is an IDCEC accredited course. CEUs are accepted by ASID, IDC, IDEC and IIDA. Contact your local sales representative today to schedule a presentation.

New Products: Wall Panels, Woven Panels & Wall Tiles

Oct 1, 2013

Woven PanelGarrett Leather offers a variety of wall panel styles in hundreds of colors, providing designers the freedom to create truly custom interiors. Garrett’s elegant Wall Panels and Tiles are handcrafted in the USA with superior quality Italian leather.  Broaden your creativity and extend beyond the limitations of traditional leather tiles with inviting textures such as Garrett Wovens®, hair-on Steerhides, and plush Sheepskin. Choose one style or mix and match styles, colors and textures for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

New York Showroom Grand Opening

Sep 1, 2013

The first Garrett Leather designer showroom is officially open for business in New York City. The new showroom is located in the Decoration and Design Building at 979 Third Avenue in Suite 1107. Designers are invited to peruse the extensive color palette of full grain Italian leather and award-winning specialty products such as Garrett Wovens® and Garrett Tubular Wovens®.  Sherie Chin, Showroom Manager and Lisa Hernandez, New York Account Executive, may assist designers and clients find the perfect leather.