Here are some of the old pictures taken from our Euro trip. We visited Scotland, England, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Italy and France.
Over the last five years I have been working with numerous small size leather goods brands. Some of them were started because of passion for working with leather while others were created just for financial reasons.
One of our customers shared with her pictures of her trip to San Francisco, USA along with our manufactured backpack 'Austin'. Originally designed by HardGraft, we tinkered with the design and created a minimalistic looking, light-weight and long-lasting leather backpack for our customers.
Completed and delivered another project, this time for an amazing company by the name of Baabu. Friends at Baabu have been our loyal customer for sometime but this time were approached by Baabu's team to design and manufacture a classic wallet which can be launched on Father's day as a gift item
Every now and then you find yourself in need of inspiration, something to push you to finish the job. Books I feel are one of the best ways to source inspiration from.
Oregon currency clip & top pocket wallets has been manufactured for Urban Guild by Hammer & Smith design studio. The brand approached our studio to manufacture this product with their embossed logo.
Over the last few months our studio has been focusing more on designing and manufacturing high-quality casual leather shoes for men. These shoes are designed and manufactured for our clients in European markets.
Our studio stocks and supplies some of the finest quality leathers available from around the world. We have been supplying all sorts of leathers, including embossed, vegetable tanned and printed leather from world renowned tanneries.
Every now and then our friends bring us wonderful gifts at our studio. Some of our friends are organic farmers and they share their produce with us. We use some of it and also make it available to our walk-in customers.
So I am one of those people who love to write down stuff and make lists. I feel I accomplish more when I make a list of things that I need to do in a day. So I was using Moleskine notebook for a while but once they are finished buying a new one is expensive, so me and my team decided to design and manufacture something of disposable notebook for ourselves and we named it Scribble.
Old Faithful Shop, OLS, is an amazing lifestyle store in Toronto, Canada. I have been following the work of OLS for many years and It was a delight to actually visit the store.
We have been following the Cabin Porn blog by Zach Klein for quite sometime and we love it. When we found out that a photo book is being complied by Steven Leckart and Zach Klein, we had to get it.
At Hammer & Smith we love the great outdoors and most of us at the studio are fond of water sport. Every year during the diving season we take several diving and snorkelling trip off the coast of Karachi, Pakistan. These are some of the picture from our last season.
Look whom we ran into at our at breakfast meeting at Cora's downtown Toronto. Yes, Kirk Acevedo from Black Donnellys, Breaking Bad, Band Of Brothers, The Thin Red Line, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Great guy from Bronx.
Here are some more pictures our team took from our recent trip to Canada. All these pictures are contributed by designers and business developers from Hammer & Smith.
So folks some of creative division people from the studio travelled to Toronto, Canada to meet with some of our export customer. Our studio is also planned to open a sales office in Canada.
Hammer & Smith, Inc and Yousuf Bashir Qureshi, YBQ Design Studio are collaborating and creating a very exciting leather goods line for our customers.
Need some low maintenance indoor plants. You should try air plants. They may not be the most beautiful looking plants but they are very low maintenance and are very good for the air quality in your home or office.
One of our famous top handle bag “Corio” spotted in NYC. Few months ago we designed and manufactured these top handle casual bags for a client who markets his brand in North America.
What a day today was. Our studio team visited an amazing farm today. A customer of our studio owns this incredible farm near the city of Lahore, near a place called Kasur.
So here we are in Lahore visiting shoes factories for our upcoming collections. We are finalising some great designs for both men and women.
On my way to the city of Lahore once again to attending a conference and to work on our upcoming shoe collection.
Folks, we have a new website for our retail store. Since last few months we had been struggling to come up with a new design for our retail store website. We wanted to have simple layout so that our clients and viewers can see our work easily and also allow our craftsmen and project runner to have a platform to upload their work.
Hammer & Smith studio crew featured in an upcoming documentary about snorkelling and free diving. The documentary will be released in March 2016.
We all at Hammer & Smith love the great outdoors. Here is a compilation of all the free dives and snorkelling trips we took with our studio crew during the last year.