Lineapelle, which is taking place in Bologna on Apr. 17-19, is holding a series of workshops. The first one on Apr.17, entitled Module One, will examine the leather-making process, the characteristics of the end products, different types of tanning, the upgrading of leather through color and surface effects, and ways to recognize various types of commercial leather. Module Two, on Apr. 18, will explore color trends for Spring/Summer 2008, and how to update products, trend duration and analyze theme-based charts. Module Three, also on Apr.18, will look at technical standards for the leather sector and performance requirements for leathers. This includes the tools to use to assess the quality and suitability of leathers, such as technical specifications and end uses for leather products.