Inspiration for a greener tanning industry from the Arzignano tanning district.



Leather industry supply chain and sustainability

The advantages of sustainability are both operational and strategic, confirming that we are facing a model that permeates all business activities. Interview with Carlo Luison, head of the Sustainable Innovations Division of BDO Italy. There is no universally acquired and accepted definition of sustainability. In fact, there are different interpretations of what it is, as […]


Sustainability certifications promote transparency in the supply chain and risk management. A real cultural change.

An interview with Sabrina Frontini, Director of ICEC Sabrina Frontini is the director of ICEC – Quality Certification Institute for the Leather Area since 2007. The institute is a reference for the sector, in which it has been specialized and active for over twenty years. In addition to the most widely adopted national and international […]


How to communicate Leather

An IUAV University – Institute University of Architecture, Venice – workshop explores new ways to communicate this material New suggestions for communicating leather come from the young designers of the IUAV. After a day dedicated to discovering the process of leather tanning at the Dani tannery last September, the students, led by the communication professor […]

Francesca Liberatore

Fashion without leather? Here’s designer Francesca Liberatore’s ideas on it

Banning leather from fashion would mean, among other things, limiting the creativity that a ductile material like this guarantees to fashion designers. We asked Francesca Liberatore, a designer with a formidable reputation in the global fashion industry and who has made leather one of the cornerstones of her collections, about the ways in which she […]


And the leather ‘re’ becomes a cult

It refers to the very-social campaign targeting Gen Z and Millenials by Leather Naturally Fernando Bellese, a member of Leather Naturally’s steering committee, an association that gathers various stakeholders of the leather industry to promote the use of globally manufactured sustainable leather, is of the opinion that the industry enjoys a fairly good reputation. He […]


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