8 Eco-friendly Designs #MadeFromPiñatex® to Inspire the Sustainable Creativity Within You

It’s increasingly important (and fortunately more common) to be conscious about our environment. Designers around the world are creating innovative and eco-friendly products that are fun, beautiful, and mindful. It’s all about responsibility…to us and to the planet. Nowadays, it’s easier to be  responsible designers because (luckily) there are tons of sustainable resources out there and new eco-friendly material solutions are constantly becoming available. The creative options are infinite. How? Easy! You just need to apply your usual magic designing skills and continue reading for more information and inspiration. ECOcentric Matter provides eco-friendly, state-of-the-art and innovative material highlights, so that you can focus on creating amazing sustainable stuff.

Not convinced, yet? Scroll down to learn more about this fun and delicious material and how creatives like you have designed compelling responsible products with it.

Charcoal Piñatex® Original (Photo: Ananas-Anam) Pineapples (Photo: Pixabay|pineapplesupplyco)

Piñatex® 

As stated in their website, Piñatex® is a natural, sustainably produced textile made from pineapple leaf fibre. A great alternative solution for mass-produced leather and synthetic materials.

Check out the following eco-friendly designs #MadeFromPiñatex® and get inspired for your next sustainable project.

Footwear

Material Characteristics: breathable, moldable, and durable

1. BASIC PIÑATEX SNEAKERS BY NAE
(Photo: Nae)

2. MADEIRA SANDALS BY ARTESANO
(Photo: Artesano)

Accessories

Material Characteristics: strong, lightweight, unique texture

3. IRIS BLACK PIÑATEX HANDBAG BY MASHU
(Photo: Mashu)

4. PIÑATEX BACKPACK BY SMITH.MATTHIAS
(Photo: smith.matthias)

Fashion

Material Characteristics: flexible, sculptural, cruelty free

5. WOMENS NEO-CLASSIC BIKER JACKET BY ALTIIR
(Photo: ALTIIR)

6. BODICE AND HEELS BY TRUSSARDI
(Photo: Ananas-Anam)

Furnishing

Material Characteristics: strong, lightweight, unique texture

7. SPIDER LOUNGE CHAIR BY TAMASHINE OSHER
(Photo: Ananas-Anam)

8. THE LOVELY POD BY 2LG STUDIO
(Photo: Megan Taylor)

EXTRA –Piñatex®in action

World’s First Vegan Hotel Suite opens at the Hilton Bankside London, featuring Piñatex as its core material

(Photo:Ananas-Anam)

Thanks for making it this far. Now that you’ve learned more about this amazing sustainable material named Piñatex®, you have not just only added an extra material to your green list, but also open a world of endless design possibilities. Feeling pumped by these eight cool responsible creations? Can’t wait to start innovating? This is just one creative material solution of the vast list out there. Stay tuned for more and don’t forget: Be eco-creative. Be ECOCENTRIC!

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