Recycled Leather

January 30, 2008

Upholstery and tile material made of recycled leather

Spinneybeck’s Recycled Leather is taken from shoe-sole scraps, ground up and mixed with a water-based adhesive that acts as a binder. The resulting compound is used as the backer for the Spinneybeck leather tiles. These tiles can be used in a wide range of vertical and upholstery applications and are available in a variety of colors and shapes. Unlike traditional leather tiles that offer little or no resistance to abrasion, fading, and staining, Spinneybeck leather tiles receive a light application of a water-repellent finish, which is absorbed into the tiles and becomes an integral part of the leather surface.

Contact: Spinneybeck, Branford, CT, USA.

For more information, see Transmaterial 2: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine our Physical Environment

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