Edelman Leather claims its unusual products are just the thing for architectural applications in residential work. Ferris agrees, saying they “offer a unique look” not found in other flooring materials. Floor and wall tiles are cut from the thickest parts of the hide and come in a range of sizes, including 2 inches by 8 inches, 4 inches by 8 inches, and 18 inches square. Various colors, shapes, and patterns are available. Edelman Leather, 800.886.8339; www.edelmanleather.com.
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