“We used them in the hallways of this apartment building to absorb and reduce noise,” says Mariscal of Roppe rubber tiles. The firm also values the product's industrial look for its contemporary architecture. Made from recycled tires, the 12-inch-by-12-inch tiles come in pine, crimson, indigo, and earthtone (shown). Roppe, 800.537.9527; www.roppe.com.
la jolla, calif.