Pay Homage to the Cow

Pay Homage to the Cow
Design

VacaValiente produce innovative leather products that go beyond the traditional leatherworking techniques to push the structural possibilities of the material. The company name translates as...

Amanda Gore (PSFK London)
  • 26 october 2006


VacaValiente produce innovative leather products that go beyond the traditional leatherworking techniques to push the structural possibilities of the material. The company name translates as ‘Brave Cow’, and their slogan states “VacaValiente is our homage to the cow, as a symbol to a life without fear and haste”. These simple words summarize the design team’s concept of exploring the untapped possibilities of leather as a design material, and creating products that respond to different human and social practices that they consider essential to modern life, and which in certain cases find to be on the verge of extinction.

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