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This multi-use laptop bag has the perfect proportions to be as versatile as possible - you can easily carry a 15" or 17” MacBook Pro in the bag as a briefcase, shoulder bag or backpack. Beautiful simplicity outside with a detailed composition inside featuring green canvas twill side pockets and tan leather detailing...
Our vegetable tanned leather matures and alters gradually over time, different from one piece to another depending on how you handle the product. An iPhone Case will go darker faster than a bag. Tan goes darker and warmer, ocean goes darker with a green undertone, black stays black.
Supple Tuscan Semi-Veg Tan Leather
Our Neutral grey semi-vegetable tanned leather is colourfast and doesn’t change. We especially developed this colour and finishing with our tannery as we want the neutral grey to stay neutral. It’s not lively. It’s stable, grounded and reliable. No matter what.
Soft Tuscan Washed Leather
Our washed leather is in a league of its own. The ash grey leather matures softly and gets a slightly different tone over time. It’s called washed leather because it actually gets washed in the production process. When our tannery puts it through the wash it shrinks up to 30% and acquires a pebbly wrinkled look. It’s softer than the other leathers we use yet still has a rich and rigid stand.
Dense German Wool Felt
Right from the start we developed a 100% pure new wool felt with our factory in Germany to exactly fit our requirements. This 3mm felt is carefully made from fine selected merino wool fibres and then compressed, giving it excellent characteristics to protect your precious tech - sturdy yet soft, water repellant, shock-absorbing and natural. It’s a special blend with a refinement that is unmatched.
Fine Italian Wool Felt
Italian made to keep it close to home, we use this wool as a lining for a number of our leather products. We've mastered this technic over the years and we think it’s a match made in heaven.
Robust Portuguese Wool
This is a medium thickness woven wool we use for our more rugged bags. It’s strong enough to hold the test of time and it couldn’t be a better material to work with.
Rugged British Cotton Canvas
For our built to last British heavyweight cotton canvas twill we found a partner that follows years of expertise through from the construction of the yarns to the finished fabric.
What we’re made of
Thoughtfully curated materials that work hard together, juxtapose, create a tension and balance each other out
Our leather, wool and canvas can be softly cleaned with lukewarm water and a mild soap. Keep them away from makeup, food, or any other oil based products which can stain. All liquid stains should be dealt with quickly, and blotted gently with a clean, dry cloth. Don't forget, leather is a skin, and should be cared for in a similar way to your own.
1 Don't keep your HARDGRAFT in the rain for long periods of time (keep it under your umbrella). If the product becomes wet wipe away excess moisture and then leave to dry naturally in room temperature. Do not attempt to dry with a direct heat source.
2 Try to avoid the leather coming in contact with light coloured clothes and vice versa: some clothes (especially denim) lose colour and might rub off onto your HARDGRAFT. Avoid the contact or embrace the developing patina. Your choice.
3 If in doubt or you are experiencing some pretty bad staining (yep, you should have closed the fountain pen before you threw it into the bag) go to a special leather cleaning expert. They are still around and can do magic!
To keep the leather on your product looking its best you can apply natural leather wax, balm or oil. They all have a different effect so please apply on a small corner first. Ask a specialist in your area to recommend the best product to use. The leather tends to go darker if you treat it and does not need to be treated very often.
As our leather is not synthetically treated there is a slim chance that the tannins from the leather could transfer to your clothing the same way that the dye from your jeans can transfer to your HARDGRAFT product. Please consult your local specialist who will be able to advise you on the best way to colour fast your product.
We choose and balance the materials very thoughtfully, the leather is strong and rich, the wool is dense and soft and the canvas rugged and can take quite a bit of beating... and don't get us started on our colours which have a fascinating life of their own!
We focus on the details. Care, attention, thoughtful and honest work make a difference.
Short story long
We are monie.ka and James Teal. Austrian and English. HARDGRAFT was born in 2007 and is based in London, UK with an ambitious worldwide outlook.
We are dreamers who believe in the great. Clever, thoughtful and unexpected designs carefully developed and mastered. Juxtaposing new ideas with good old-fashioned workmanship using rich, premium and highly resourceful materials.
Accessible luxury leather goods that travel between traditional artisan and future aesthetics. Constantly changing and evolving but always holding on to the good.
Long story short
We work with artisans that have mastered their skills and are brave enough to break the rules with us. Again and again.
Short story long
We work with the best manufacturers we can and it’s never been easy to find them but we have a vision to fulfill and that means we always put the work in to do our designs justice.
There’s the old-fashioned way of doing things but sometimes you have to throw all the rules out the window to explore something new.
When you own one of our products you’ll see and feel the respect that’s gone into the production, the design and the materials.
YOU'VE HAD YOUR EYES ON THESE
Luxury Lifestyle Accessories With Down to Earth Aesthetics
£8 Royal Mail Tracked 24®. For speed, orders may be shipped with DHL or UPS
AUS / CA / JP / CH
€30 DHL / UPS
Shipping costs will be shown at checkout
Rest of World
from €30 DHL / UPS
Orders usually ship within 1-3 working days. Shipments outside the EU may be subject to import fees on delivery. Orders ship from the UK.
We are not able to deliver to PO Boxes.
We are designers.
From the initial idea to the construction and realisation we try and walk new paths finding solutions and uncommon approaches.
If you are the HARDGRAFT customer (as you’re reading this then you probably are :wink: ) , you appreciate the uniqueness and creativity that has gone into each product. Your eyes are fine tuned - you simply see what others don’t. Details make you happy. Surprising features keep you on the edge of your seat.
We don’t craft the boring old leather briefcase, we endeavour to offer you products that are at the forefront of creativity moving towards future aesthetics one product at a time.
Someone once said about one of our Card Cases:
“It’s funny how something so small can make me so happy.”
In a nutshell, this is how we want to make you feel.
All our ideas come to life by experts and artisans that we track down through hard work. Every single one of them has an amazing skill set and most importantly is up for walking new paths with us to do our ideas justice.
We have been unstoppable since 2007 - your enthusiasm is our drive.
Let’s stick together for a while.
monie.ka & James
Due to strict customs regulations in China you'll need to place a separate order for each product.