Salvatore Ferragamo Opens New Eco-pleasant Workshop
Whereas launching worldwide the enhanced Vara Rainbow bag from the Pre-Spring 18 collection, Salvatore Ferragamo introduced a new eco-pleasant workshop for the event of leather items.
In Osmannoro (Florence, Italy), luxury Italian vogue house Salvatore Ferragamo has not too long ago opened a cutting-edge artisanal centre that promotes analysis into materials.
Some twenty artisans will be part of the present staff of grasp leather staff in the new workshop, increasing the development of Salvatore Ferragamo’s design lab, and, above all, to move indispensable artisanal experience all the way down to future generations, preserving the brand’s heritage and know-how.
The use of latest machines equipped with the most advanced applied sciences will even ensure utmost quality and effectivity in production processes, for a perfect mixture of industry and craftsmanship.
“We determined to design this area with options that save energy and use environmentally sustainable supplies to create a work area that isn’t only trendy and comfy but additionally according to our inexperienced philosophy,added Ferruccio Ferragamo, Chairman of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group. “The new design lab – spanning roughly 1,200 sq. meters – is in a building that has been renovated for energy effectivity using environmentally sustainable supplies./p>
The building was improved as a part of a complex redevelopment challenge, in the beginning to increase security and seismic stability. Moreover, it was reconfigured to include energy consumption and emissions, optimise vitality absorption and use
energy from renewable sources, together with the set up of a brand new solar energy system.
Not solely does this mission rejoice Ferragamo’s leather-based crafting know-how, but it may even present further alternatives for the event of recent merchandise, because it permits the trend home to test modern supplies. Salvatore Ferragamo is the primary model to use the exclusive Orange Fiber fabric: sustainable fabrics for fashion beginning with citrus fruits – or better yet, from what remains after squeezing them for juice, that quantities to more than seven-hundred,000 tons of by-product in Italy.
This October, Ferragamo Group introduced the appointment of Paul Andrew to Artistic Director, Women’s Collections. Andrew was named the brand’s Design Director, Women’s Footwear in September 2016 as part of an initiative to reimagine and reinvigorate Ferragamo’s core enterprise.
Andrew’s appointment is elementary to the strategic strengthening of Ferragamo’s international place as a luxury way of life brand rooted in footwear and leather-based items. As Creative Director, he will have oversight of the event of all women’s product classes, as effectively as the artistic contents of all marketing, communication and image actions.