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Materials and fabrics

We are now in the 21st century.

Every choice we make, even the smallest, makes a difference.

Quality and sustainability still exist.

Luwiss is committed to moving forward with the new economy this means offering natural or certified non toxic materials and fabrics (oeko tex standard 100 or GOLS), perfect fit comfort, durability, and a minimal environmental footprint for the health of us all!

Materials and fabrics

We are now in the 21st century.

Every choice we make, even the smallest, makes a difference.

Quality and sustainability still exist.

Luwiss is committed to moving forward with the new economy this means offering natural or certified non toxic materials and fabrics (oeko tex standard 100 or GOLS), perfect fit comfort, durability, and a minimal environmental footprint for the health of us all!

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Materials and fabrics

We are now in the 21st century.

Every choice we make, even the smallest, makes a difference.

Quality and sustainability still exist.

Luwiss is committed to moving forward with the new economy this means offering natural or certified non toxic materials and fabrics (oeko tex standard 100 or GOLS), perfect fit comfort, durability, and a minimal environmental footprint for the health of us all!

OUR MATERIALS

Natural materials

Wool

Wool

Country of origin : New Zealand, Quebec
How we use it : in cushions, pillows, mattresses, and fabrics
Durability : very long lasting, lifetime if re-carded
Healthy or toxic choice : wool naturally breathes and does not accumulate body sweat and odours

Hemp

Hemp

Country of origin : Quebec
How we use it : in cushions, upholstery felt, pillows (in combinaison with buckwheat  shells), and fabrics (USA)
Durability : very long lasting when use as felt
Healthy or toxic choice : definitely a healthy choice as hemp is a natural material

Cotton and Organic Cotton

Cotton / Organic Cotton

Country of origin : USA
How we use it : in seating cushions, upholstery felt, and fabrics
Durability : ultra long lasting as felt; fabric durability can vary much
Healthy or toxic choice : organic shows no traces of pesticides,  non organic can show trace of pesticides, natural fibre

Latex 100% Natural

Latex

Country of origin : Amazon, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
How we use it : in seating cushion, and upholstery felt
Durability : long lasting, but tends to disintegrate over time
Healthy or toxic choice : natural – and organic- latex shows no toxicity

Jute

Jute

Country of origin : India, Bangladesh
How we use it : as upholstery fibre
Durability : ultra long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre, no trace of toxicity

buckwheat

Buckwheat

Country of origin : Quebec
How we use it : cushions, pillows
Durability : long lasting, but needs a refill on regular basis
Healthy or toxic choice : healthy when given good cares i.e. take shells out of their cover regularly

Synthetic materials

Felt

Felt (recycled)

Country of origin : Quebec
How we use it : as upholstery padding and spring protection
Durability : almost ever lasting
Healthy or toxic choice: from recycled fibres, shows no toxicity

Polyurethane Foam

Polyurethane foam

Country of origin : Quebec
How we use it : in seating cushions
Durability : can vary much according to foam density
Healthy or toxic choice: petroleum base material, now with no fire retardant standard it shows no direct toxicity for human health

UPHOLSTERY OPTIONS - CHOOSING A FABRIC

UPHOLSTERY OPTIONS - CHOOSING A FABRIC

UPHOLSTERY OPTIONS

CHOOSING A FABRIC

Our main fabric retailers

It will be a pleasure to help you find the right fabric that will fits your needs and personal preferences. Depending on how we use our furniture, the criteria for making our covering choices may vary. In addition to the color, pattern and texture choices, Luwiss offers fabrics :

Luwiss also offers a selection of cat friendly upholstery fabrics.

You can visit our partners website and do a search. Just click on the links below. Note that not all fabrics shown are certified. Some sites are in English only.

Here are our suppliers :

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Perfect fit – comfort – durability –

minimal environmental footprint.

For the health of us all!

Perfect fit – comfort – durability –

minimal environmental footprint.

For the health of us all!

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