leather wallet cabinet developed by pierre charrié and leatherworker maison fey

leather wallet cabinet developed by pierre charrié and leatherworker maison fey

designer pierre charrié in collaboration with leatherworker maison fey have come together to create a sophisticated leather-clad cabinet. strips of leather are stitched together and wrapped around the cabinet to gently protect its content, resulting in a soft piece of furniture mounted on top of straightforward oak frame.

the ‘wallet’ cabinet was produced at the maison fey workshop
all images © baptiste heller



initiated by the Péri’Fabrique program, who invites designers and craftmen to join and create objects to be showcased at the grand palais during révélations and designer’s days festival in paris, charrié and maison fey‘s collaboration features impeccable details. the cabinet’s door is flexible and held in place thanks to invisible magnets hidden in the lining. the leather wrap is made of two parts joint together at the back of the cabinet, resulting in a chevron-like pattern.

the cabinet appears to be an ambiguous piece of furniture at first glance

the leather wrap gently protects the content of the cabinet

the diagonal patterns overlap when the door is closed

the wrap is made of two parts joined together at the back of the cabinet, resulting in a chevron-like pattern

details of the leather casing: strips of leather stitched together with blue waxed edge

the door is held in place thanks to invisible magnets hidden in the lining and shelves

the cabinet was showcased during designer’s days festival in paris

the inner lining of the cabinet is made out of soft blue textured material

the materials used are leather, plywood, magnets, oak



project info:


type: highboard
manufacturer: maison fey
program: péri’fabrique / d’days
sizes: 76 x 160 x 46 cm
materials: leather, plywood, magnets, oak
year: 2017
photo credits: baptiste heller



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