Exotic Leather Blog

Making Exotic Leather Pillows? Here are the Best Exotic Skins to Use!

Posted by Jayme Mendal on Dec 19, 2016 2:35:10 PM

Pillows can be a surprisingly difficult part of an interior design project. There are numerous questions that go into the design, such as:

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Topics: interiors

Best Exotic Skins to Use for Rugs

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 7, 2016 10:32:01 AM

Animal-skin rugs are a time-honored symbol of the owner’s power and status. Exotic skins make for visually striking rugs that can grab attention while subtly tying a room together. 

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Topics: interiors, zebra skin

Best Exotic Leathers to Use for Chairs and Ottomans

Posted by Abram Mendal on Nov 28, 2016 4:23:01 PM

Leather furniture such as sofas, chairs, and ottomans are a popular centerpiece for an interior design. By using exotic leather, these everyday use pieces can become some truly extraordinary and worth talking about.

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Topics: alligator skin, interiors, ostrich skin

What’s the Best Exotic Leather for Tabletops?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Nov 17, 2016 5:48:22 PM

Interior designers have a lot of challenges in taking normal, everyday spaces and turning them into something new and exciting. Everything in the room from top to bottom has to be both appealing and functional for an interior design to be truly successful.

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Topics: stingray skin, python skin, interiors

Top 3 Reasons to Use Exotic Leather for Interior Designs!

Posted by Abram Mendal on Nov 17, 2016 5:41:00 PM

The interior design scene is a tough space to get by in. Clients may have exacting demands for something unique and bold—something that ordinary materials might not deliver.

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Topics: stingray skin, crocodile skin, alligator skin, interiors, ostrich skin

Exciting Exotic Leather Project Ideas for Stingray Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jan 28, 2016 1:16:52 PM

Here on the Pan American Leathers blog, we’re huge exotic leather enthusiasts. These hides help bring a unique identity to any fashion project that they’re used in, and allow fashion designers to really leave their mark on a project.

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Topics: stingray skin, interiors, handbags

Exotic Skin Panels: What Designers Need to Know

Posted by Abram Mendal on Oct 29, 2015 11:26:00 AM

Exotic leathers are not a one-size-fits-all product; each type of skin has distinctly different dimensions.

Depending on what design the exotic leather is being used for, luxury handbags to custom bed frames, you should know the measurements of the panels that each skin can yield and what each exotic leather is ideally used for.

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Topics: stingray skin, lizard skin, alligator skin, python skin, caiman skin, interiors, wallets & small leather goods, footwear, handbags, ostrich skin, garments, belts & accessories

Tips and Tricks Every Designer Should Know when Using Exotic Leather

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 6, 2014 4:09:00 PM

Using exotic leather materials in your designs, such as alligator skin, python skin and stingray skin can add endless amounts of personality to your work and create something that is truly one-of-a-kind. Beyond that, exotic leathers offer a whole new world of design opportunities to inspire you and impress clients.

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Topics: stingray skin, alligator skin, python skin, interiors, wallets & small leather goods, footwear, handbags, garments, belts & accessories

Famous Exotic Leather Projects

Posted by Mark Mendal on Apr 30, 2014 3:53:00 PM

Recently, we’ve talked about a few ideas for exotic leather-based interior design projects, but what notable designers and studios have made their popular projects out of exotic leathers? Not just handbags, shoes, and other common uses, but large centerpiece items that become the highlight of a design project.

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Topics: alligator skin, python skin, interiors

Make Your Next Design Stand out with Exotic Leathers

Posted by Abram Mendal on Apr 15, 2014 2:33:00 PM

Designers are a creative lot. Design shows such as “Top Design” and “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” showcase how important different elements of design are in creating a space that is more than just a place for people to rest, but for people to live in. When creating a space that is meant to wow people, there needs to be something there that is “wow” worthy.

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Topics: stingray skin, alligator skin, python skin, interiors