Under the influences of the COVID-19 outbreak, now more than ever, we are in tune with our surroundings. Designers today are more aware of the choices they make and the impact those choices have on our immediate surroundings, as well as on the environment as a whole. Likewise, it is our corporate responsibility to focus on how our business practices influence the environment. We uphold high standards on not only the quality of our products, but the business practices of our vendors and the impact they have on our environment. As a result, we are very selective about how and where our leathe
February is the perfect month to get cozy with one of our three types of genuine Sheepskin. Sheepskin is a great option for all seasons because it stays cool in the summer and provides warmth in the winter. With winter in full swing and cabin fever at its height, our three types of Sheepskin provide the perfect remedy for the winter blues. This versatile product is used for furniture upholstery and ottomans, pilot seats, automotive and motor coach seats, as well as throw rugs in finer residences. It is naturally fla
Our leather is a by-product of the meat industry. Meat production and consumption worldwide is at staggering levels. There are more people to feed and as incomes rise, more people can afford to buy meat.
Farmers do not raise cows to sell the hides. Beef is the primary product, accounting for an average of 60% of the animal. Leather, on the other hand, accounts for an average of just 7% of the animal. What happens to the remaining 33%? Just about all of it is used and in a surprising array
More designers are embracing the versatility of leather wallcoverings. Leather vertical applications are not just for private residences. We are seeing them in corporate offices, executive boardrooms, reception areas, and restaurants. Thank you to all of the talented designers who looked beyond traditional materials and choose Garrett Leather to help create these inspirational interiors.