23 Dez 2019

WIRED – Feast your eyes on our luxury edit of design and tech in 2019

by Chris Haslam WIRED’s annual Gear of the Year guide goes luxe – featuring the very best in design and luxury tech across 2019 from iconic cameras to high-end hampers It’s not often we get the license to scour the farthest reaches of the globe (and, indeed, the internet) for the luxury design pieces and […]

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07 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Fruition | Handknotted Nylon Part 5 of 5

By The Ruggist. Feedback, caveats, and the quest to learn more highlight the introduction of ‚Nylon Engulfed.‘ To explore the creation of a new product is to take a step away from what has been into the unknown, the perhaps unfathomable, the hitherto unrealized. It requires a degree of modernism and a progressive mindset insomuch […]

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02 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon Part 4 of 5

Weaving and finishing now complete, ‚Nylon Engulfed‘ sparks interest in novel carpetry fibres. by Michael Christie. Originally published on The Ruggist. On 10 November 2019 Peter Goudeseune and Sergey Burattin of Aquafil, makers of ECONYL® nylon, Shally Sarawagi of Sarawagi Rugs, and I traveled to the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal in order to ceremoniously […]

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31 Dez 2019

ROBB REPORT – Recycled Nylon and Armor-Like Leather: How New Fabrics Are Shaping the Future of Fashion

by John Ortved Breakthroughs in development and manufacturing are leading to the creation of revolutionary fabrics with properties like you’ve never seen before. During their famous 1953 ascent of Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay relied on a familiar material to keep the deadly elements at bay: nylon. Hillary, drawing inspiration from military […]

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24 Dez 2019

HOME TEXTILE TODAY – Pottery Barn Teen, Aquafil partner for a new sustainable rug

by Cecile Corral Watercolor Dots made of Econyl regenerated nylon Cartersville, Ga. – A new area rug from Pottery Barn Teen can trace its origins back to discarded fishnets, fabric scraps, carpet flooring, and industrial plastic. The Williams-Sonoma Inc. nameplate has partnered with Aquafil to create the Watercolor Dots rug as part of its Spring […]

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18 Dez 2019

Pottery Barn Teen partners with Aquafil to create sustainable rugs made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon

Cartersville, Georgia, December 18, 2019 — Pottery Barn Teen has partnered with Aquafil to create a rug for Spring 2020, called the Watercolor Dots Rug. Pottery Barn Teen substituted virgin nylon with ECONYL® yarn for its sustainable and regenerative qualities. ECONYL® is made from waste that would otherwise pollute the world’s landfills and oceans — […]

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23 Nov 2019

BUILDING AND DECOR – Circular resource approach for sustainable carpeting

Danish flooring producer, Ege Carpets, recently won the first Circularity City Product Award for its ReForm Collection, thereby cementing its position as a leader in sustainable carpet manufacturing. At the German construction industry trade fair, NordBAU in Neumünster, where the new awards were launched, Ege’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager, Dorthe Aaboe Kallestrup, demonstrated how […]

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25 Nov 2019

IE TODAY – Committed to sustainable design

danfloor’s ECONOMIX and EVOLUTION ranges aim to help reduce marine litter At danfloor we take our responsibility to the environment seriously. We are committed to providing environmentally-conscious products by continually analysing every aspect of our business and its impact on the environment around us.As a result, the ECONYL® nylon fibre used within a number of […]

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12 Dez 2019

EVENING STANDARD – Sustainable activewear: upgrade your gym bag for better this new year

By Rosie Fitzmaurice Spread a little love to the planet when you next upgrade your workout gear and you won’t have to sacrifice style or fit while you’re at it It’s almost 2020 and many of us are trying to make more conscious choices in every aspect of our lives. As we move away from […]

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16 Dez 2019

FLOOR TRENDS – Aquafil’s Regenerated Nylon Offers Architects and Designers New Solutions

In September, at the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia, fiber producer Aquafil provided a design showstopper—a sustainable carpet made with Econyl regenerated nylon that is created from discarded fishing nets and other nylon waste. Covering Milan’s Piazza della Scala, the green carpet spanned more than 21,000 square feet and welcomed celebrity guests including […]

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12 Nov 2019

Masland Contract Taps into ECONYL® regenerated nylon to create their latest contemporary carpet tile line, “Crafted”

Cartersville, Georgia, November 12, 2019 — Masland Contract launched their latest line, Crafted, which was executed with ECONYL® regenerated nylon. The collection celebrates skillful artistry and innovative materials with an intentional focus on creating products that work together in a holistic approach. Masland Contract brought the line to life with the high-performing properties of ECONYL® […]

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18 Okt 2019

LIVING – New edible in-flight meal tray designed for plane journeys

London-based design firm PriestmanGoode has launched a sustainably made in-flight meal tray meant for passengers, as part of its ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ project. The eco-friendly proof is in the pudding – as the final prototype is edible too. (…) GET ONBOARD: REDUCE.REUSE.RETHINK AT LONDON’S DESIGN MUSEUM PriestmanGoode specialises in industrial design for the […]

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