Background

Hello, welcome to MADRE! I am Manuel Dreesmann and run a small atelier for leather goods in the center of Barcelona. Since 2015 I have been working on this brand to create modern and minimalistic products, which last you a lifetime.

After three years of development, I made the brand public and opened my online presence in 2018. The current collection fuses traditional leather craft with modern design.

All our goods are handmade in Barcelona, with premium materials mostly sourced from local suppliers, which produce for the most known luxury brands worldwide.

Before I started this brand i have been studying and working in the area of design and marketing. So I am passionate about creating this brand in all of its facets and combine the two fields I have been working in before.

Printed by Sun

The signature of our products is the sun pattern. We developed a world unique process to burn patterns on leather. Our leather products are tanned with patterns under the sun on our terrace in Barcelona. The sun is tanning only the areas, that we don’t cover. The covered areas will keep the nude colour. Each item is only produced in a limited edition with the specified print. As the leather is exposed to the sun, the leather will darken and receive its unique patina. If you don’t use the product, its best stored in a dark place.