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11 Jan 2018

MEDIUM – How color can be a powerful design tool to influence our daily lives

In the journey to develop the ECONYL® Global Color Range, we explore and ponder on the connections between design, colors and sustainability and how this relationship has changed over the years. Cromorama (Einaudi) is an excellent book about the history of color published in Italian, by designer Riccardo Falcinelli. It tells the great story of […]

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13 Dec 2017

Functional and Zero Waste – Italian brand Emroce encourages ethical consumption

A new small Italian brand – EMROCE – just joined our ECONYL® community and we reached out to hear about it from the voice of its designer and founder Emma Churchill. The slogan for my brand is “Inspiring the world to encourage ethical consumption.”And that is what I aim to do with my collections. I […]

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07 Dec 2017

Giulio Bonazzi at the World Innovation Convention: Changing habits with the mentoring power of brands

Today Aquafil’s CEO Giulio Bonazzi was at the World Innovation Convention in Berlin for a keynote about “Changing Habits: The mentoring power brands can use to engage their customers and drive innovation.” The convention is at its 8th annual edition and is taking place from the 6th to the 8th of December 2017. The keywords […]

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01 Dec 2017

Work therapy with Re-Athlete: a reintegration into society and working life

We recently discovered that one of our customers was involved in work therapy. We were curious to know more about it and reached out to learn more about this exciting project. Our customer is Re-Athlete, a German brand producing sustainable sportswear using the ECONYL® regenerated yarn and organic cotton. The clothing is intended for individual […]

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01 Dec 2017

Helen Newcombe, founder of Davi J, among the most inspiring women of 2017 at Women of the Future Awards

On November 15, 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane, thirteen women were awarded at the eleventh Women of the Future Awards. Among them was Helen Newcombe, founder of Davy J, a company that makes swimwear with our ECONYL® regenerated yarn coming from waste material like fishing nets and old carpets. Helen Newcomb won […]

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01 Dec 2017

Sustainable fashion can be circular and sexy

The Ellen Mac Arthur foundation just released the new report “A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future”, and we are excited to share it together with an excellent interview of Dame Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney by BBC. The report is full of interesting data about the textile world and its impact. It is meant […]

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01 Dec 2017

MEDIUM – Saving the Oceans Means Saving Ourselves

An Inside Look at Ocean Protection Efforts with Veronika Mikos of Healthy Seas Oceans are the source of livelihood for millions of people, and the home to hundreds of thousands of distinct species. In fact, we’re all connected to the oceans, and we all have the responsibility to protect them. Recently, an important global event for […]

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02 Nov 2017

MEDIUM – 5 interior design trends for 2018

From living bigger to living better By ege carpets Fashion and interior design still mirror time and society but have somewhat lost a little attractiveness in the bigger picture. Not completely, of course, but in the sense that other industries have grown in popularity — among these are technology and cars. Private and professional consumers seek a change […]

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31 Oct 2017

Our webinar: Innovation in materials production and building construction

Last week on Wednesday, October 25th, we broadcasted our first webinar for interior designers and architects. The title was “Innovation in materials production and building construction“. The webinar focused on the definition of sustainable building products and introduced some of the most important sustainability labels in the market that are recognized in the main sustainability […]

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03 Oct 2017

A unique green carpet to celebrate sustainable fashion in Milan

Many named it the climax event in the 2017 Milan Fashion Week. It is the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia, organized by Eco-Age with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion. Our ECONYL® yarn was present both as the ingredient of a unique red-green carpet that decorated “Piazza della Scala” on the […]

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21 Sep 2017

CO|TE at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia with the ECONYL® yarn

Many named it the climax event of the 2017 Milan Fashion Week. It is the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia organized by Eco-Age with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion. Our ECONYL® yarn was present both as the ingredient of a unique green carpet that decorated “Piazza della Scala” on the […]

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08 Aug 2017

Healthy Seas in action in the UK

This weekend the Healthy Seas diving team was on a mission again. This time, the diving activity was planned in one of the most dived wrecks in the UK, out from the coast of Cornwall. Aquafil joined the Healthy Seas’ team along with our customer and Healthy Seas partner, Milliken. The wreck was the James […]

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