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Walnut Studiolo Creates Quality Accessories for Bikes, Homes and More

 - Aug 11, 2014
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The handcrafted leather goods that come out of Walnut Studiolo are refreshing options for those who like to add special touches to their bicycles and homes. Walnut Studiolo first started designing accessories for bikes after founder Geoffrey Franklin couldn't find ones he truly loved that were already on the market. It has since expanded to include a variety of home decor, travel items and more.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Franklin was particularly drawn to leather horse tack, which he was surrounded by during his childhood spent on his family ranch in Eastern Oregon. Working predominantly with natural materials including wood, his handcrafted leather goods express his appreciation for good design and architectural concepts as well. He states, "My goal is to make high-quality, beautiful, durable, and most of all functional solutions to everyday problems."

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