All About Cowhides
What is happening in cowhide trends?
Well we have noticed a shift towards the lighter hides away from the darker colours.Before we used to sell Brindle regularly and now it appears that the lighter hides are more popular;Beiges,Light Greys and Salt& Pepper
predominate.It probably has a lot to do with the arrival of white kitchens a few years ago in new homes or renovations.The lightness of the kitchen has spread out into the homes.Lighter floors and Scandanavian influenced furniture are found in most of the magazines.
It does make for an airy look and will probably continue for some time yet as it suites our sunny climate.
We often get asked how long a cowhide will last for. It all depends on the traffic area it is placed in and how you care for your product. Some customers have told us about hides that have lasted for over ten years and are still as new. The trick is to clean the dust that accumulates [...]
We started out with an ottoman in Brindle and that really came out well .Tonight (being late night shopping in Sydney) we put together a Black and White ottoman.The large hide draped over the shape looked sensational and I have no doubt our customer will phone us in the morning ,after doing some visualizing at [...]
We started out selling cowhides just on ten years ago before they really came back into fashion.Our major business was always timber furniture and we needed some way to soften the look of the store which was various shades of brown timber tables and pieces. What better way then a cowhide rug? We had tried real wool [...]