A modern, eco-friendly leather alternative made from recycled fruit fiber
Our exclusive Vegan AppleSkin™ Leather is an eco-friendly upholstery alternative that retains the classic aesthetic of natural leather.
Exclusively designed for Gus* Modern and manufactured in Italy, the material was created to re-purpose the food remnants of the country’s apple orchard and juicing industries, and to answer a global call for an alternative to natural leather. The manufacturing process uses upcycled fruit fiber to create a biopolymer material that is vegan and OEKO-TEX® Certified.
This certification means that the material has been independently tested by OEKO-TEX® and verified to meet their strict standards for health and safety. Vegan AppleSkin™ Leather retains the look and feel of natural leather, showcasing an attractive interplay of texture, luster and refined comfort. The material is equally durable and easy to clean, resulting in designs that are both stylish and practical.
Winner of the PETA Vegan Homeware Award for Innovation, Vegan AppleSkin™ Leather is available on our entire range of MIX Modular sofas, sectionals and components, as well as the iconic Truss Chair.
We're proud to showcase an innovative, vegan material that's created with upcycled components. This new bio-based upholstery covering is a harmonious addition to our other eco-friendly options, which include FSC-Certified wood as well as fabrics, cushions and rugs made from recycled plastic bottles.
Vegan AppleSkin™ Leather - a fruitful endeavour indeed.