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


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 […]


COTANCE in dialogue with the CEO of Helsinki Fashion Week

After banning leather from the 2019 Helsinki Fashion Week, CEO Evelyn Mora takes part in the last COTANCE council. Here’s what went down. It is somewhat like blaming the gravedigger for the passing of the deceased being buried in the graveyard. The metaphor, however creepy, gives an idea of what COTANCE’s response to Evelyn Mora, […]


LINEAPELLE The conference on the European product environmental footprint

25 Sept 2018. ILSA and Conceria Dani, among the sponsoring partners of the greenLIFE project, will take part in the roundtable of the international conference on the European product environmental footprint in the leather supply chain, scheduled for tomorrow 26 September, during Lineapelle. From the climate product footprint developed by Dani in 2011 according to ISO 14067, […]


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