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11 Oct 2020

Last years’ carpets are today’s couture – ECONYL® at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2020

This year’s extraordinary edition will centre around the theme of togetherness and rebirth – Aquafil highlights how discarded materials can be regenerated into ECONYL® yarn for the fashion industry Matilda De Angelis wears a mid-length cocktail dress Prada Re-Nylon and ankle boots completely made from Aquafil’s ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn. Milan, 10th October 2020 – […]

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Mercedes Benz
06 Oct 2020

Mercedes-Benz presents the new S-class with floor mats made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon

The S-Class stands for the fascination of MERCEDES-BENZ: legendary and traditional engineering expertise defines the luxury segment in the automobile industry. The new S-Class can be experienced with all the senses – seeing, feeling, hearing and smelling – while offering numerous innovations that allow humans not only to travel comfortably and work relaxed, but also […]

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01 Oct 2020

Webinar – Dumpster Diversion: Designing with the end in mind

In July this year, Lance Hosey wrote on the Arch Daily that architects never waste a good crisis. And for this matter, we believe designers don’t either. He continues, “At heart, we are problem-solvers, and we jump at every problem that needs solving, a tendency that is inherent to our industry’s optimism.” Lance Hosey was […]

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17 Aug 2020

Breath in, breath out — five sustainable face masks to make it through in style

It’s now quite clear that we will be wearing face masks for some time and will have to use them in different occasions. So, just like all our outfits and accessories, they will gradually adapt to our style and become a way to make a fashion statement, be creative and show our personality. They might […]

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06 Jul 2020

Working together to learn how to become better companies:

A seven-step guide in fostering supplier and customer relationships to reach your sustainability goals. In GreenBiz’s latest webcast, How to Get Your Supply Chain to Embrace Circularity, CEO and Chairman of Aquafil Giulio Bonazzi sat down with Interface VP and CSO Erin Meezan to talk about the power of positive relationships between designers, manufacturers, and their suppliers. Meezan and Bonazzi discuss […]

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22 Jun 2020

Gucci Off The Grid, featuring ECONYL® yarn

Gucci Off The Grid means to live in a way that is unrecorded, behaving independently, in tune with the natural surroundings and away from the mainstream. Gucci sees in this philosophy a desire to leave behind a lighter footprint and journey more responsibly. With this in mind, for pre-fall 2020-21 Gucci has developed Gucci Off […]

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Zanotta ECONYL
19 May 2020

Sacco Goes Green, made with ECONYL® yarn, is awarded with “NYC AwardxDesign” for the category “Greater Good”

Sacco Goes Green, made by Zanotta, has claimed the NYCxDESIGN Award in the “Greater Good: social + environmental impact” promoted by Interior Design Magazine. The category “Greater Good” is focused on projects that have a value in terms of environmental impact and represent a solution for sustainable development: it is, therefore, a great acknowledgment for […]

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Photo by Zetong Li on Unsplash
23 Apr 2020

Changing the world with the power of design

If COVID-19 is a portal, a getaway to a new world, we have the unique opportunity to start a conversation about what we want to bring in the new world, and what we want to leave behind. Designers have an incredible power to inspire and make change happen. We want to hear from them and […]

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25 Mar 2020

Medium – COVID-19 Regeneration Toolkit

Aquafil’s international suggestions for staying connected and inspired What are you doing in these days? How are you regenerating energy, hope, happiness and strength? How do you get inspiration from the restricted space of social distancing? We checked with our team members across the world — from China, to Italy, to the USA — to […]

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24 Feb 2020

Sustainability inspiration one hand-knot at a time

Are you feeling a little bit of eco-anxiety? Here is how we tried to defeat it in this project with action and collaboration. It’s the story of how a group of “like-worried” people came together to try to make a sustainable, beautiful, Nepalese rug that wouldn’t cost the earth. And in the process, they tested […]

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21 Feb 2020

Tommy Hilfiger, one of the licensed brands in Safilo’s portfolio, features ECONYL® in its eco-sustainable eyewear collection.

Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of eyewear, today announces the introduction of ECONYL® regenerated nylon in its eyewear collections. The new TOMMY JEANS eyewear collection, recently launched by Tommy Hilfiger, one of the licensed brands in Safilo’s portfolio, is the first that features styles made of ECONYL® regenerated nylon. Safilo […]

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13 Feb 2020

Interior Designers and Architects Have a Critical Role to Play in the Circular Economy

Choosing sustainable practices and materials to create beautiful spaces is one of the most important and exciting design challenges of our time According to Lance Hosey, FAIA, LEED Fellow and Design Resilience director for Gensler, studies show that designers and architects can impact up to 90 percent of a project’s eventual impact based on the […]

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