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Flooring from reclaimed leather belts
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Shown above is actually an (absurdly overpriced) mat available from Branch, but designer Inghua Ting also makes permanent-install tiles based on the same idea. Clever idea, but will it really hold up over the years? Would be an easy remake. [via Dornob]

4 thoughts on “Flooring from reclaimed leather belts

  1. leather flooring isn’t that hard to find online (just wickedly expensive), grinding up leather and making bonded leather tiles is way cheaper.

    belt reuse should work quite well.

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