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How to update your interiors with cowhide and African influences

brown and white cowhide doorstop

African animal prints are rarely far from being a popular trend in homewares. They work for every season. African designs are a huge passion of mine having been born in Zimbabwe and raised in South Africa. I have noticed how over time, decorating trends have come and gone. But African inspired interiors and furniture have endured the […]

The untold story behind our cowhide products and the Nguni Cattle.

Zulu herdsman, artisan, ethically sourced cowhide

Zulucow: what’s in a name? It’s quite simple, really – two words that join together to form the heart of our business. First Zulu: Where we ethically source all of our natural leather and cowhide pieces. Rural KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. In this verdant and relatively untamed part of the country, traditional Zulu culture prevails. […]

The Essential Guide To Decorating Your Home Office

Black and Whire Cowhide Cushion to decorate your home office

Are you forever looking on Pinterest for home office decorating ideas? With so much inspiration and layout ideas it can easily become an obsession and before you know it you have a board full of various layout and furniture ideas. Does this sound familiar to you?  In light of so many people now working from […]

Urban Village LDN Article

What a lovely surprise: to receive an invitation to feature in ‘Urban Village LDN‘ – an online magazine for Fulham in London! I met Melinda (who writes and produces the magazine) about 3 years ago at a Christmas Fair in Fulham where we got chatting about all things sustainably and ethically made. We’ve been following […]

Meet the Craftswomen creating Zulucow’s gorgeous Cowhide products

Zulucow is a socially-conscious brand; producing beautiful natural leather and cowhide pieces which are all ethically sourced. All of our items are designed and meticulously handmade with the unmistakeable patterns of the Nguni cattle. Zulucow is proud to be helping to create sustainable employment in rural South Africa. Our team of expert craftswomen is the […]