The intent of each product is to clear away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is essential and editing out excess. Through the exploration of materials and forms, Building Block suggests a minimalist alternative to accessories, finding continual inspiration in returning to square one.
Building Block is a multi-medium design studio based in Los Angeles, established by Kimberly and Nancy Wu in 2011. Inspired by Los Angeles’ landscape and creative freedom, they produced their own take on luxury quality goods that is both utilitarian and yet playful. Building Block is known for their minimal and geometric leather goods. The brand celebrates the relationship between purpose and play through a dialogue of primary shapes.