Bay of Kvarner, Croatia, August 25th – September 2nd – Healthy Seas’ latest main diving event for the recovery of ghost fishing nets took place. Racemark, Object Carpet, and Aquafil joined the mission and followed the Healthy Seas team on a boat to experience the activity firsthand and help free several animals that were found […]
A unique forum will be held in Genoa soon: the first Ocean Race Summit. 20 September, save the date.
In the run-up to the Ocean Race next edition, which starts in Alicante in Autumn 2021, five events will be organized with five more delivered during the nine-month race period. The Ocean Race is the ultimate round-the-world sailing event touching six continents over nine months, the objective of the Ocean Race Summit events is to […]
Interface redesigns Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The carpet tiles are made with ECONYL® yarn.
Modular flooring manufacturer Interface partnered with the design company Source8 to redesign Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The challenge was to transform the 1,700m2 Data Experts Office, which covers one floor, into a multifunctional hub of creativity and productivity, creating a balance between the company’s heritage – Rolls Royce established over 100 years ago […]
BURBERRY has launched a new capsule collection crafted with ECONYL® yarn. The new Burberry capsule includes a reinvention of the luxury brand’s lightweight classic car coat, which was created using ECONYL® regenerated nylon made from fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial nylon waste. “We are delighted to collaborate with Burberry for this capsule collection.” Giulio […]
Shot in Cameroon, it reveals another process behind the initiative, the fishing nets rescuing from Lake Ossa. Spanning five continents via land and sea, Prada’s ground-breaking new Re-Nylon sustainability initiative spearheads a cyclical, renewable supply chain, using sustainable, regenerated ECONYL® nylon from discarded materials and products. The complex processes and intriguing backstory behind this new […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]
Prada introduces a sustainable line of iconic Prada bags made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn. The capsule collection is launched within Prada’s pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, the result of a partnership between Prada and Aquafil, which aims to the ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated ECONYL® nylon by the end of 2021. […]
NeoCon extends its experience outside the Mart offering a welcome outdoor oasis within the city, with an experiential outdoor environment made of ECONYL® regenerated yarn. Designed by Gensler Chicago and brought to life in collaboration with Forward Fruit Branded Environments, the NeoCon Plaza, the new outdoor amenity that marked the 2019 NeoCon edition, offered visitors […]
NEW YORK, June 5, 2019 — Aquafil renewed its participation in CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York and created a custom-design green carpet. The stunning 11,600 square foot carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, is the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil for marquis fashion events from […]
Our desire to create new products is boundless, but the earth’s resource supply is not. In nature there is no waste; everything is a nutrient that serves a specific purpose. In this episode of NeoConversations, two champions of sustainability sit down to discuss how architects and designers can emulate nature and its processes to achieve […]
Cannes, May 20, 2019 – This year Cannes Film Festival is a very important edition for Aquafil, as it marks the first-ever collaboration between the Italian company and one of the biggest luxury watch and jewellery brand Chopard. The Italian company adds another high-level fashion event among the ones it is already supporting, CFDA (New […]
Fashion Revolution Week is all about questioning the status quo — that’s why we love it. ECONYL® has been a proud supporter and participant of this international mission for the last three years. This movement about questioning brands, materials, supply chains, the people who make our clothing, the designers who set the trends and all of the processes […]