Saved by the belt

These floors and wall panellings made of old leather belts are beautiful examples of upcycled design.

Now here's a clever use for all those disregarded leather belts hanging around in every Salvation Army store. 

London- and LA-based design company Ting has a thing for salvaging materials for their creations – including a range of flooring and wood panelling which is made of old leather belts, relieved of their buckles and other metals.

The flooring and wall panelling exudes old-world charm, with each panel handcleaned and coloured inhouse, subtly bringing out the textures of each belt.

The company reclaims seat belts, leather belts, vintage leather saddles, and more, for the brand's range of bags, furniture, flooring and wall panelling. Have a look-see at other Ting designs here.