In 1951, U.S. automaker Kaiser Motors debuted four special-edition vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show trimmed in exotic pelts — including zebra, lion, polar bear and horse. The designs were the brainchild of Carlton Spencer, a well known interior designer of the period. … [Read more...] about Flashback: Kaiser’s Zebra and Lion Interiors
We've seen a lot of ugly vehicle interiors, but the custom cabin in this 2001 Hummer H1 takes the cake. Not only is the craftsmanship shoddy, but it's trimmed in four exotic skins — including boa, alligator, ostrich and crocodile. If there was ever a vomit-inducing interior, this is it. … [Read more...] about Photo: Most Hideous Hummer Interior Ever?
If you've got a few moments, check out Upholstery Journal's latest article "Working With Exotic Hides." It's an interesting read that provides "a quick-and-dirty guide to what you need to know about exotic hides, from what’s available to how to work with them." … [Read more...] about Working With Exotic Hides