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4 Ways Magnetic Leather Tiles Are Changing How We Decorate Spaces

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If you didn’t think you could work with leather, you might want to reconsider. Leather installation is not what it used to be a few decades ago. In fact, recent innovations have brought leather tiles into the twenty-first century with more aesthetic possibilities than ever. Enter the magnetic tiling system. It’s one of the ways manufacturers have made leather tiles easy to not only insta...
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5 Reasons Why It’s An Excellent Time To Buy Leather Tiles For Walls And Floors

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When you think of leather, you probably imagine high-end fashion items like luggage bags, gloves, shoes, and jackets. But did you know that leather was once a popular wallpaper? That’s right. From the eighth century and for a good eight hundred years after that, leather was used to adorn the walls of wealthy homes across Europe. But in the sixteenth century, the availability of a myriad of ...
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Ancient Leather: 7 Unusual Ways Our Ancestors Used Leather

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You’re probably aware that leather has been around for thousands of years. What you may not know is that human ingenuity has found some surprising uses for this "ancient leather" - some of which borderline on bizarre by our modern standards. Maybe it’s easy for us nowadays to take for granted the diversity of materials at our disposal. But our ancient ancestors didn’t have that luxury. Reso...
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How to Decide Whether to Buy Real Leather or Faux Leather

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Let’s say you’re choosing between real and synthetic leather for a wall tile installation. You are well aware by now that real leather comes with a higher price tag. But how do you decide which type of leather is really better? Do you buy real leather or faux leather? Is there a significant enough difference between the two that one is clearly the better option? Buyers struggle with this...
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5 Practical Reasons To Use Leather For Interior Design

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What many people don’t realize is that leather takes the form of not only upholstery but also flooring and wall coverings. Inherent flame retardancy and acoustic absorption are among the advantages leather brings to interior spaces, from homes to hotels, office spaces, museums, galleries, boutiques, and commercial buildings. The possibilities for this natural finish material are endless and we...
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The 6 Factors That Impact Leather Pricing: A Concise Guide

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Understanding why leather is priced a certain way, and whether it’s fair, can be confusing. Due to differences in sourcing, production, distribution, and other factors, you will find that high-quality leather isn’t always the most expensive option. Here’s a breakdown of the factors driving the price of your leather, which you can use to ensure you’re getting the best price on your next purchas...
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The Leather Buying Guide: What Type of Leather Do I Need?

Type of Leather
Not all leathers are created equal! Once you know how to distinguish between the types available, you’ll be able to quickly decide which materials are worth your while so you can make the most informed choices for yourself, your company, or a client. This short guide will give you an overview of the most common forms of leather available and what to expect from each of them.   Ty...
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