25 Mrz 2020

INTERIORS+SOURCES – Furniture Company noho Launches in U.S. with Eco-friendly, Flexible Furniture

By Adrian Thompson A 2018 study published in Scientific Reports found that 46% of the plastic waste in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—the giant waste gyre between California and Hawaii—came from fishing nets. To reduce and recover waste like this found in the oceans, companies are rethinking the materials they use to create interior design […]

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08 Feb 2020

LUXIDERS – How Sustainable is Stella McCartney?

ByDanielle Keller Aviram How sustainable is Stella McCartney? One of the first things seen in Stella McCartney’s website just before Christmas 2019 was a statement about the brand’s commitment to creating the first vegan Stan Smith’s sneakers highlighting the uniqueness of this collaboration between the queen of vegetarian luxury brands and the king of the […]

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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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