Michael Felix

The Elite Leather Company is proud to support up-and-coming talent with the launch of our EL Young Designer Showcase.  

For more information please contact: info@eliteleather.com


Michael Felix is a handcrafted furniture company that designs and produces upholstered goods in Southern California. A 3rd generation upholstery designer, Michael started from the ground up as a sample-maker’s assistant in the furniture factory founded in 1959 by his grandfather. His in-depth understanding of classic upholstery techniques makes for a collection that is thoughtfully designed, structurally engineered and made for a lifetime of use.   

Each piece of furniture is made to order by hand in California, allowing for a maximum amount of customization of fabrics and finishes. Michael also designs custom furniture solutions for commercial and residential projects.


Lulu DK

Lulu deKwiatkowski sitting on a sofa from her Lulu DK furniture collection by Elite Leather

Perhaps you’ve heard the news. Elite Leather and designer Lulu deKwiatkowski have joined forces to create an exciting new line of furniture — the Lulu DK for Elite Leather collection.

This inspiring new collection embodies Elite Leather’s dedication to quality and style and Lulu deKwiatkowski’s worldly artistry and youthful modernity. The partnership represents a perfect marriage of two brands that share a passionate commitment to excellence.

“Designing leather furniture has challenged me in new and exciting ways. I’ve been sketching furniture for years and it’s such a thrill to have my designs come to life in a three-dimensional collection.” – Lulu deKwiatkowski


About Lulu deKwiatkowski

Lulu deKwiatkowski, the 34-year-old founder of Lulu DK Fabrics, is a respected and well-established national design personality based in New York. Sophisticated and peripatetic, Lulu’s established aesthetic infuses classic designs with a modern flare. Her much-coveted fabrics have adorned the walls and furniture of some of the worlds most prestigious luxury resorts such as The W, St. Regis, and The Four Seasons Hotels and have been featured on television series such as Sex In The City and Friends. Lulu and her designs have been featured in major national publications such as Elle Décor, House Beautiful, W, Wall Street Journal and Town and Country, to name a few.


Nathan Turner

Nathan Turner sitting on an ottoman from his sofa collection with Elite Leather Company

Designer Nathan Turner’s renowned store is infused with his passion for travel. His successful Los Angeles shop has become a faithful source for the country’s leading designers. Now Nathan Turner’s journeys bring him to Elite Leather, where he has created a new sofa collection and furniture line. Born of a shared love of exceptional design and quality craftsmanship, this partnership adds to an already impressive assortment of furniture styles at Elite Leather.

“Elite Leather and I share the same goals of creating distinct design with timeless style, while striving to uphold a certain standard of product quality.” – Nathan Turner