NEW YORK, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara's interior design materials were shown in the Sony Life Space UX display area during the recent WantedDesign Manhattan program in New York.
Alcantara was one of a number of Italian companies taking part in this year's WantedDesign Manhattan, including Alessi, Alpi and FontanaArte. Alcantara's 100 percent carbon-neutral material appeared in Sony's "Wanted Interiors" display area. Referred to as a creative life space, the exhibit was developed in partnership with Alcantara, Alpi, Ligne Roset, FontanaArte.
"We believe in the power of transforming space by design, creativity and innovation," said Yoshiko Matsuda, who heads Sony's US Life Space Group. "The Wanted Interiors Program allowed us to showcase Life Space UX products with our exact vision and style."
Alcantara CEO and Chairman Andrea Boragno added that "The WantedDesign program has provided us with an opportunity to demonstrate the unrivaled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities offered by our material.
"The project enhanced the extreme multi-functionality of a unique medium that has become an integral part of the creative process for artists and designers around the world. For them, Alcantara® represents a source of inspiration and a way to fully express creativity.
"Alcantara is the undisputed star of the modern lifestyle, acclaimed for the unmistakable luxury touch it gives to cars, furniture, fashion and consumer electronic goods."
At the Sony Life Space UX display area in New York, furniture producers such as Ligne Roset chose to dress their iconic pieces with Alcantara.
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Founded in 1972, Alcantara® represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A., Alcantara® is a highly innovative material that is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, and consumer-electronics. Alcantara has been certified "Carbon Neutral" since 2009, having defined, reduced and offset all of the CO2 emissions derived from its activities. Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara's production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of the Umbria Region (Terni).
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