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THE NEXT GEN OF MATERIALS FOR FASHION AND PRODUCT DESIGN

LaVeg

THE PERFECT ALTERNATIVE FOR LEATHER

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AMADEU - Amazonian Materials & Design United brings LaVeg to life,  a laminated surface to replace animal leather and petrochemical-based materials.

 

LaVeg is a combination of 100% natural rubber and 100% cotton twill. This composition gives the perfect smoothness, thickness and resistance desired for Fashion, Accessories, Footwear and Furniture design. The outcome is a waterproof, biodegradable, recycable and vegan surface.

 

AMADEU works with local farms in the countryside of Brazil. The natural rubber derives from the sap of the rubber trees called latex, which is a sticky, milky colloid drawn off by making incisions in the bark and collecting the fluid in vessels in a process called “tapping”. 

Through this regenarative process, the rubber trees keep productive for decades.