Making of

TANNING FISH SKINS TO LEATHER
Fish skins, a by-product of fishery, have long been underestimated. Combining modern technology with dozens of manual steps; they are now tanned to soft, inimitable leather.
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CREATING BRASS BUCKLES
The brass parts for BATLINERs bags are cut with a CNC machine and then by hand dressed, polished and patinated creating unique pieces.
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MAKING OF A WALLET
Each single part of a wallet is carefully stamped out to then being carefully and precisely assembled and sewn in a complex working procedure.
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Interviews

TANNING FISH SKINS TO LEATHER -
AN ICELANDIC PIONEER
"For me every fish is unique, I kind of fell in love with it. The scales, the spots, all the natural peculiarities have changed the way we work. Nowadays we preserve the natural characteristics of the raw material."
Read the Interview with Gunnstein

LEATHER CRAFTSMANSHIP -
AN ITALIAN FAMILY BUSINESS
"Surviving as artisans in Europe is about managing, modernising, integrating machines and improving efficiency. With the working methods of the past we cannot compete."
Read the Interview with Cristina and Angelo

THE ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE
OF FISH LEATHER PRODUCTION
"We have the techniques, resources and researchers to preserve the environment while at the same time impacting in a real way on the fashion industry. We want to raise awareness about environmental issues in general."
Read the Interview with Silla and Vignir

VIENNESE METAL CRAFT
"Technological progress and the implementation of computerised working steps have opened a whole new chapter for small scale metal work and prototype production."
Read the Interview with Karl

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