Amadeu Materials, Amadeu Leather, Amazon Leather, Next-gen leather, Alternative leather
AMADEU - Amazonian Materials & Design United
Material Name: 

LaVeg

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Plant-derived

Founded: 

2016

HQ: 

Brazil

TRL: 

4

Founder(s): 

Flavia Amadeu

Website: 
About the Company

AMADEU - Amazonian Materials & Design United is a Brazilian design company focused on innovating the fashion and design industry through sustainable materials. They have professional experts in sustainable materials and processes applied to fashion and product design with more than 18 years of research and practice experiences. All their components and materials are from Brazil, including natural latex, rubber sheets, and rubberized fabrics. They have a strong presence in the Amazon rainforest, working directly with local communities.

Material

LaVeg is a next-gen ecological leather. It is made of natural latex from live rubber trees. Sustainable characteristics: non-wood product, recyclable, biodegradable, and waterproof. It can be colored and texturized according to customer requests.

Technology

LaVeg is composed of natural polyisoprene polymer (natural latex), cured in a vulcanization system, spread over cotton fabric in a continuous process, and colored with non-toxic organic pigments.

Applications

Footwear (including outdoors and military shoes), fashion, accessories, upholstery, interior design, automotive industry, and all segments that use fabric-based coatings, animal leather, or synthetic laminates.

Selected Brand Partnerships

Flavia Amadeu Design (own brand), Arcas Bear, Reformation, Artesano.

AMADEU, next-gen leather, alternative leather, plant-derived leather, plant-based leather, Amazon leather, Brazilian leather, sustainable leather.

AMADEU, next-gen leather, alternative leather, plant-derived leather, plant-based leather, Amazon leather, Brazilian leather, sustainable leather.

AMADEU, next-gen leather, alternative leather, plant-derived leather, plant-based leather, Amazon leather, Brazilian leather, sustainable leather.

Images credits: AMADEU.