Flying high is easy with Coverings Etc’s Bio-Luminum tiles, which are made from post-consumer recycled aluminum aircraft cladding, combined with a variety of alloys for added durability. The tiles may be used for interior and exterior applications on horizontal and vertical surfaces. Grouting is optional. Sizes for the 1/8”-thick tiles include 6” by 12”, 3” by 6”, and 3” by 12”. Bio-Luminum can be cut with a tile saw or cutter with a metal cutting wheel and grinder. coveringsetc.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.