Made from the most high-end raw hides, Aniline leather boasts a natural surface, where the original markings add to an authentic look with loads of character. Each hide is one-of-a-kind and truly unique. Enjoy a subtle patina that emerges over time. Watch the change in tones with exposure to light and use. Aniline is the term designated for leather that is tanned and dyed with no finish on top. The surface is completely natural and the pores are open. This makes the leather 100% breathable and provides the best seating comfort.
A light, transparent surface finish gives semi-aniline leather protection against stains and the effects of light, while at the same time keeping its organic look and feel. The result is a gorgeous, full-grain leather that’s easier to maintain and more resistant to wear and tear. With a comfort factor that’s utterly amazing. Semi-aniline is the term designated for leather that is tanned and dyed followed by a pigmented finish and a top coat. The surface is natural and the pores are still visible and relatively open. The leather is still breathable.
The ultimate for durability, Protected leather has a special surface treatment which guards against wear and tear, making it water repellent, dirt repellent and stain resistant. The leather is soft and extremely comfortable, with a more uniform look to the surface. Meaning, the natural markings are minimal in a leather that’s ultra easy to look after, designed to last for generations. Leather with a protected surface is the term designated for leather that is tanned and dyed followed by a strong, pigmented layer and top coat. (The amount of colour layers can vary). The surface is often corrected and/or embossed. The leather can be slightly breathable.