matériaux éco Montréal Luwiss rembourrage

Materials and fabrics

Because we are now in the 21st century.
Because every choices we make, even the smallest, make a difference.
Because quality and sustainability still exist.

 

Luwiss is definitly commited to moving forward and setting in the new economy. We offer natural or certified non toxic materials and fabrics (oeko tex standard 100 or GOLS), perfect fit comfort, durability, a minimal environmental footprint for the health of us all!

matériaux éco Montréal Luwiss rembourrage

Materials and fabrics

Because we are now in the 21st century.
Because every choices we make, even the smallest, make a difference.
Because quality and sustainability still exist.

 

Luwiss is definitly commited to moving forward and setting in the new economy. We offer natural or certified non toxic materials and fabrics (oeko tex standard 100 or GOLS), perfect fit comfort, durability, a minimal environmental footprint for the health of us all!

Our materials

Our materials

laine-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 breathe and doesn’t not accumulate body sweat and odors

chanvre-hemp

Organic 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

coton-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 : shows no traces of pesticides, natural fibre

kapok

Kapok

Country of origin : Asia (Indonesia, Thailand)
How we use it : in cushions
Durability : relatively long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre, no trace of toxicity

paille-straw

Straw

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

sarasin-buckweat

Organic 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

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

latex

Latex 100% Natural

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

crin-horse-hair

Horse hair

Country of origin : Canada
How we use it : only in specific 8 cord upholstery systems
Durability : ultra long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre shows no toxicity

feutre-recycl-rececled-felt

Felt

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

coton-cotton

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 : can show trace of pesticides, natural fibre

polyurthane-polyurethan

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

laine-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 breathe and doesn’t not accumulate body sweat and odors

chanvre-hemp

Organic 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

coton-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 : shows no traces of pesticides, natural fibre

kapok

Kapok

Country of origin : Asia (Indonesia, Thailand)
How we use it : in cushions
Durability : relatively long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre, no trace of toxicity

paille-straw

Straw

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

sarasin-buckweat

Organic 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

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

latex

Latex 100% Natural

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

crin-horse-hair

Horse hair

Country of origin : Canada
How we use it : only in specific 8 cord upholstery systems
Durability : ultra long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre shows no toxicity

feutre-recycl-rececled-felt

Felt

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

coton-cotton

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 : can show trace of pesticides, natural fibre

polyurthane-polyurethan

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

laine-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 breathe and doesn’t not accumulate body sweat and odors

chanvre-hemp

Organic 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

coton-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 : shows no traces of pesticides, natural fibre

kapok

Kapok

Country of origin : Asia (Indonesia, Thailand)
How we use it : in cushions
Durability : relatively long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre, no trace of toxicity

paille-straw

Straw

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

sarasin-buckweat

Organic 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

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

latex

Latex 100% Natural

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

crin-horse-hair

Horse hair

Country of origin : Canada
How we use it : only in specific 8 cord upholstery systems
Durability : ultra long lasting
Healthy or toxic choice : natural fibre shows no toxicity

feutre-recycl-rececled-felt

Felt

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

coton-cotton

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 : can show trace of pesticides, natural fibre

polyurthane-polyurethan

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

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!

Our main fabrics retailers

We have searched diligently, in order to select Oeko tex standard 100 certified, and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified natural, organic or durable fabrics.

You can visit their website and do a search. Just clic on the links below. Note that not all fabrics shown are certified.

Full size fabric samples

We have full size fabric samples to better visualize your future Luwiss sofa or furniture piece. We have selected among our best fabrics for their quality, durability, resistance to cats claws and for their certification i.e. Oeko tex standard 100 certified, and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).

Full size fabric samples to envision your future sofa.

Our main fabrics retailers

We have searched diligently, in order to select Oeko tex standard 100 certified, and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified natural, organic or durable fabrics.

You can visit their website and do a search. Just clic on the links below. Note that not all fabrics shown are certified.

Full size fabric samples

We have full size fabric samples to better visualize your future Luwiss sofa or furniture piece. We have selected among our best fabrics for their quality, durability, resistance to cats claws and for their certification i.e. Oeko tex standard 100 certified, and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).

Full size fabric samples to envision your future sofa.

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