About Us

IEFrancis is a small-scale leather goods label based in Melbourne, Australia.

For almost five years, we have designed and manufactured high quality, minimalist leather small goods in-house.

We use mainly premium vegetable-tanned kangaroo leather from a tannery in Sydney due to its toughness, beautiful finish, and abundant local supply.



03 9940 1530

Studio 9, 420 Victoria Street, Brunswick VIC (open by appointment only)


 Image (above and three below) by John Tan for Compendium Design Store.

Image (above and three below) by John Tan for Compendium Design Store.


IEFrancis is the creation of Isaac Francis, a Melbourne based industrial designer and ex boot-maker. We believe in a minimalist aesthetic, simple functionality, and the longevity and beauty that comes with premium materials, sourced locally whenever possible. 




Our products are designed, and patterns drafted using modern techniques and equipment, but manufactured using traditional techniques which have been used to manufacture the best leather products over the last 100 years.



We machine stitch each product with thick bonded nylon thread, which is UV/moisture/heat resistant and very long-lasting.



Each product is made and finished by hand, in small batches to ensure the highest standard is kept. 

Other Services

As well as our range of leather small-goods, we offer a number of other services. For any information, or to see if we can help you with a project, email us at info@iefrancis.com.au to discuss.



Custom Production

Existing IEFrancis products can be re-worked for a particular project, or new products can be developed to suit your needs. Products can be branded or co-branded accordingly.

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Events and On-Site Production

We can come to your event! As well as creating custom branded products, we offer on-site monogramming to personalise each product for your guests.


Waste Minimisation

To help existing manufacturers reduce waste, we can develop products to suit leather off cuts. These products can be co-branded for sale or promotional material.