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Gregor Mair

Gregor Mair Leatherworker
Contact
German, English, French
Hours:
Monday to Thursday 10:30 - 16:30
Phone:
+43 6642325708
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The sophistication of simplicity

  • • Gregor won the Tyrolean Design Award in 2017
  • • His first product was a tobacco pouch for himself
  • • The leather he uses is vegetable tanned

In 2013, Gregor Mair opened his workshop in Innsbruck. Dark brown, black, red and cognac coloured leather hides line the shelves, ready to be transformed into award-winning bags and accessories. Gregor’s path to becoming an artisan is an unusual one: after studying architecture in Innsbruck and working as a lighting designer, a cycling accident followed by six months of convalescence gave him the time to have his first experience working with fine leathers, and he immediately fell in love with the feel of the material. He created a wallet and a tobacco pouch for himself and not long after, he produced 150 more for his friends. Wind the clock forward and he earned himself a trade licence, started his own brand GRGA from his atelier, and sells his unique leather products all over Austria.

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Minimal wallet

The Minimal wallet was made from a single piece of the finest, mocha coloured, calf leather, smoothed inside and sewn with one continuous seam. It offers space for up to seven cards and cash, folded lengthways. Created for minimalism enthusiasts that appreciate fine pieces of craftsmanship.

Width 10 cm
Height 7 cm

Gregor Mair Leatherworker
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Shopper Slim

This bag is an elegant shopper in a flat shape, made from one single piece of leather. Its inside pocket, key strap and snap closure make it very suitable for everyday use. Bespoke, adjustable cross body straps can be added by request. It is a timeless bag, which gains more and more beauty with the years.

Width 38 cm
Height 43 cm
Length 60 cm

Gregor Mair Leatherworker
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Wrap clutch

This minimalist clutch was designed with a single piece of black leather, making it an elegant accessory for everyday use.

Width 37 cm
Height 15 cm

Gregor Mair Leatherworker

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