My favorite leather. Innovative, expressive, alive.
The story of
In 1981, they launched their newly formed company, Edelman Leather, for high-end upholstery. 2011 marks the 30 year anniversary: three decades of creating and selling the world’s finest luxury leathers to the world of interiors. The projects range evenly among high-end residential, hospitality, contract, aircraft and healthcare. The business is a lifestyle company. The products touch every aspect of their client’s lives.
Edelman is a company with a passion for beautiful product.
“What it all comes down to is…the people and the products,” Amy J. Darrah, President. The founding family tradition to design for designers, through innovation and imagination is carried out every day, in all facilities worldwide. Every employee considers themselves a part of a family and carries out their responsibilities with pride and to great detail.
The craft of leather making is practiced here. Creativity rules.
Our craft is leather. Good leather is produced using hands, eyes, and sensitivity to beautiful product. Edelman Leather crafts the best leather in the world. Edelman hides are FULL GRAIN, always European in origin.
Custom coloring and hand finishes are a specialty, setting Edelman apart. Allowing designers total FREEDOM. Freedom in color, texture and style. That special look away from the ordinary is what Edelman brings to interiors – big quality hides finished naturally and with innovation. The Edelman Leather “line” consists of more than 750 color ways and over 75 different types of leathers, all of which are GREENGUARD indoor air quality certified®.
Quality leather doesn’t wear out; it wears in.
It develops a rich patina over the years. Edelman Leather is an investment in the future; an instant heirloom. Edelman Leather worked with Crypton® for over three years to develop the FIRST collection of cleanable and stain resistant leathers. The luxury of wonderful leathers now becomes a more practical reality for designers in all applications.
“Home” is located in New Milford, Connecticut and a finishing plant in upstate New York. Edelman has 11 showrooms: New York, Chicago, Dallas, Dania Beach, Washington D.C., Boston, Atlanta, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and London. Edelman is represented in every major city of the United States, as well as Montreal, Toronto, UK, France, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Turkey, Middle East, Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.