Von Holzhausen leather, plant-based leather, bamboo leather, alternative leather, automotive leather, next-gen leather for cars, cactus leather, MII Next-gen Materials.
Von Holzhausen
Material Name: 

Banbū Leather™

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Plant-derived

Founded: 

2015

HQ: 

United States

TRL: 

4

Founder(s): 

Vicki von Holzhausen

Website: 
About the Company

Vicki von Holzhausen launched her company in 2015 to create sustainable accessories. Using her experience as an automotive designer, she continues to innovate in the animal-free leather space.

Material

Von Holzhausen's recent release is Banbū Leather, a high-performing premium leather alternative made from bamboo.

Technology

Bamboo plants are harvested and broken down into chips to create a soft pulp. Fibers are extracted and spun into yarn. Fibers are woven into cloth backing and assembled with a top coating.

Applications

Accesories

Selected Brand Partnerships

Brand material.

Images: Von Holzhausen.