Dec. 14, 2020


NABUKA® RECYCLED impresses uncompromisingly with its unique feel and high elasticity. The PU coating with a noble nubuck effect is now supplemented with a polyester substrate made from 100% recycled consumer waste. The fibres in use are obtained from recycled PET bottles.

The proven and popular nubuck faux leather NABUKA® now also exists in an environmentally friendly version. NABUKA® RECYCLED is made from post-consumer waste (PCW). Used PET bottles are processed into small chips from which yarn is obtained. This 100% recycled material is woven into a polyester substrate in a second step. A noble nubuck PU coating gives the material its distinctive appeal. With its elasticity and high-quality feel, NABUKA® RECYCLED is just as convincing as the existing range.

The nubuck imitation leather NABUKA® RECYCLED is ideal for luxury packaging, displays, shop window decorations and watch boxes. Due to its unique feel it creates a lasting sensation. NABUKA® RECYCLED is REACH compliant.

Available from stock worldwide in black and beige.

The pictures celebrating NABUKA® RECYCLED show the cradle of Swiss horology, the Vallée de Joux, photographed by Dan Holdsworth. Several of the world famous Swiss watch manufactures settled in this valley which is located in the French part of Switzerland. You will find more details about Dan Holdsworth and the Vallée du Joux at the end of this news.

About the Vallée de Joux:
The Vallée de Joux is a completely enclosed high valley in the Swiss Jura. Many renowned watchmakers have set up in the valley because of the inhabitants' dexterity. The knowledge of the Combiers (the inhabitants of the Vallée de Joux) and their mastery of state-of-the-art watchmaking techniques, called «complications», have attracted some of the most famous brands in the industry. Today, around twenty watchmakers have set up in the region.

About Dan Holdsworth:
The British photographer was born in 1974 in Welwyn Garden City, England. He is famous for large-scale photographs and digital art characterized by unusually long exposure times and radical abstractions of geography. He has exhibited internationally including shows at Tate Britain, London, and Centre Pompidou, Paris. His work are among the collections of the Tate Collection, Saatchi Collection and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. He lives and works in Newcastle upon Tyne and London.

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