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Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2019
23 Sep 2019

Adut Akech, Stella McCartney, Anna Wintour, Valentino Garavani, Sophia Loren, Colin and Livia Firth walk the greenest red carpet during Milan Fashion Week

Aquafil and ege carpets provided the green carpet made from ECONYL® regenerated yarn for the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The carpet will be reused for other high-profile events across Europe before being recycled through the unique ECONYL® Regeneration Process. Milan, 23rd September 2019 – Last night at the third annual Green Carpet Fashion […]

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The Ocean Race Summit Genoa
09 Sep 2019

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 […]

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27 Aug 2019

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 […]

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06 Aug 2019

Burberry introduces new collection made from ECONYL®sustainable nylon

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 […]

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Prada Re-Nylon ECONYL®
24 Jul 2019

Prada Re-Nylon unveils the second Episode of „What We Carry“.

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 […]

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28 Jun 2019

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 […]

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Prada Re-Nylon ECONYL®
24 Jun 2019

Prada new collection Re-Nylon, made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn.

Prada introduces a sustainable line of iconic Prada bag 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. […]

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11 Jun 2019

NeoCon extends outdoors and unveils a focus on outdoor workspace design.

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 […]

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04 Jun 2019

A fresh, custom designed, sustainable ‘green carpet’ made with ECONYL® for CFDA Awards 2019

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 […]

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20 Mai 2019

Aquafil and Ege carpet roll out a sustainable carpet for prestigious LOVE party by Chopard

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 […]

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17 Apr 2019

RO Plastic Prize – a challenge for designers to develop new ways of recycling and reusing plastic.

Milan, April 10th, one of the world’s most influential design gallerist, Rossana Orlandi, recognized four emerging designers for their design innovation in sustainability.During this year Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Ms Orlandi launched the first edition of the RO Plastic Prize, an award that inspired designers to reuse, recycle, and reinvent plastic. ECONYL® by Aquafil was […]

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06 Mrz 2019

MEDIUM – Why we are big fan of ‘regeneration’, and you could be too

We get this question over and over since the beginning of our journey. What do you mean by ‘regeneration’? We started using this word in 2011 when we launched our ECONYL® Regeneration System, a process, unique in the world, that allows producing nylon from waste instead of oil. So, we called it a “regeneration” process, and […]

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