16 Dec 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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28 Nov 2019

REFINERY 29 – From Timothée To Tevas, 2019’s Best Fashion Moments

By Georgia Murray Movements Progress is finally pushing forward and there were two key agents of change in 2019: sustainability and inclusivity. There were around 27,000 searches for sustainable fashion per month this year, with specific material searches rising 102% for Econyl, 52% for organic cotton, 130% for Repreve and 42% for Tencel, while sustainable […]

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21 Nov 2019

FORBES – Can ‘Fast Fashion’ Be Sustainable?

By Sin To Have you ever noticed whenever there is a fashion show in Paris, New York, London or Milano, you are able to buy the cheaper knock-offs a few days later? It’s called “Fast Fashion,” a new way to produce fashion items in a shorter period and at lower costs (and often with lower […]

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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 Oct 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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30 Oct 2019

FASHION JOURNAL – Kowtow’s sleek new swimwear collection draws from modern art

by Maki Morita Bold, art-inspired, and ethically manufactured designs. Kowtow’s latest swim collection draws from the geometric shapes of Bruno Munari, Piet Mondrian’s De Stijl paintings, and Yves Klein’s iconic blue pigment. The results? Beautifully sleek bathers with clean lines and bold colours. Kowtow is renowned for its commitment towards ethical and sustainable design, which […]

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25 Oct 2019

VOGUE – Beach please: 6 swim labels you’ll want to live in this summer

by Jen Nurick The only prerequisite for a stylish summer? Great swimwear. Vogue curates the best labels to know now and head to the beach in. Vast is the sea of swimwear labels to choose from in 2019. After all, it’s always summer somewhere – especially on Instagram – which means a new crop of […]

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22 Oct 2019

INNOVATORS MAGAZINE – Circular wear from fishing nets

LONDON – The fashion and textile industries are big polluters. In the US alone, 85% of apparel ends up in landfill. To change course brands are increasingly turning to solutions thrown up by the circular economy. Napapijri is one of them. Infinity, its new jacket made from ECONYL® 100% recycled material: old fishing nets and […]

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25 Oct 2019

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon? | Part Three

by Michael Christie, The Ruggist The impetus behind the making of a handknotted carpet from ECONYL® regenerated nylon. To have a frank discussion about the role of plastics – including nylon – in our daily lives is to wade into precarious territory full of contradiction and often devoid of good faith dialog. On one extreme […]

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15 Oct 2019

VOGUE – Take A Closer Look At Prada’s Efforts To Boost Its Green Credentials

By Lauren Rearick American youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman travelled to Slovenia to see old fishing nets and carpets being turned into nylon for use in Prada’s iconic bags Prada announced in June that by 2021 the brand would use only recycled nylon in its products, and in a new video, viewers are guided through […]

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07 Oct 2019

INTERIORS+SOURCES – Materiality’s Impact on People and Places Has Never Been Greater

by Robert Nieminen Designers have an ongoing interest in materiality not only because it pertains to certain physical properties of building materials and finishes, but also because of its intangible value. The relevance of materiality in interiors in terms of its impact on a space and its occupants is perhaps more important than ever. (…) […]

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24 Sep 2019

VOGUE – Vogue’s Own Renaissance Man, Hamish Bowles, Shares the Backstory of This Year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards

by Laird Borelli-Persson Even among the splendor of the cloister-style garden created in the Piazza della Scala for the 2019 Green Carpet Fashion Awards, which celebrates the people and organizations steering fashion in a more sustainable direction, there was no missing Hamish Bowles, Vogue’s own multitasking Renaissance man and the creative director of the event. […]

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