Living a vegan and sustainable lifestyle is still a major trend, and animal-free products have potential in the interior design industry as well. Reason enough for us to present a small but sophisticated interiors brand that has got bloggers talking. Vextile uses 78 per cent recycled materials in its latest cushion collection, The Recycled Collection. The label takes waste fibres from a polyester factory, dyes them with environmentally friendly dyes and weaves them with other sustainable textiles and GOTS-certified organic cotton thread to create a new fabric.
Inside the cushions are filled with micro balls of recycled polyester, making them ideal for vegans, who want to exclude animal materials, such as down feather, from their lives. The eco-friendly accessories are also ideal for allergy sufferers. With their gently textured surface and muted pastel colours, the vegan cushions tie in perfectly with the coveted Scandinavian design trends hygge and lagom. Each cushion is individually made by a small team of talented seamstresses.
Vextile was founded by Sophie Ebeling in the United Kingdom. When she became a vegan in 2016, she quickly realised that the interiors industry did not cater for her new lifestyle, so she decided to start her own business with a cushion collection.