“Hello! I am Leopoldo Duran. Starting a project always involves work. Bad and good seasons happen, but the important thing is not to allow these bad seasons to make us give up what drives us. It was difficult to start as an entrepreneur, but we always had the trust of friends and some suppliers who even now continue to support us.
“The art of this trade comes from the generation of my grandparents. I remember that the aroma of leather enveloped me, and from there the love for leather goods was born in me. Later, my advisor for this trade was my father. Over the years it took practice to dedicate myself to it, always with love at each stage of the manufacture of my products. This for me is a fundamental part to mastering this and any art.
“Among the materials that I use is mainly cowhide. Sometimes it becomes complicated, since it is not a firm material and it results in variations. In addition, you have to be skilled in handling it if you wish to obtain a good result. I really enjoy the part of translating an idea to the finished piece. We want our designs to focus on daily use. However, challenges always arise, because the simplest designs require even more rigor.
“I like to listen to our clients tell us what they think of our pieces. This question inspires us every day, and contributes to the fact that, at each stage of the process, we manage to do it with love and trust.”