Canoe Goods are handmade modern leather goods crafted by designer and artist Natalie Davis in Austin, TX. Inspired by vintage workwear, worn in boots, and "outlaw country music", Natalie explores leather through a variety of techniques to create beautifully crafted homegoods and accessories.
Natalie is a designer, artist, and educator who has been crafting goods from a young age. She received her BA in Design|Media Arts from UCLA and her MFA in 2-D Design from Cranbrook. Canoe explores her love of pattern on leather, using traditional tooling and construction techniques to create modern forms. She is a proud member of the Longhorn Trail Leather Guild of Austin, TX and teaches workshops on leather tooling. In 2012, Natalie co-founded Feliz, a weekend celebration of handmade, featuring artist-led workshops and a holiday sale in Austin, TX. She enjoys sharing her craft through workshops, collaborations, mentoring apprentices, and speaking engagements.