14 episodes

FUTUREVVORLD is an online hub for Earth Friendlier projects. “Progress Over Perfection” is a new audio series that features interviews with critical thinkers and materials experts, deep dives into brand commitments and product releases, and the latest news in the world of fashion, footwear and design.

FUTUREVVORLD: Progress Over Perfection FUTUREVVORLD

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FUTUREVVORLD is an online hub for Earth Friendlier projects. “Progress Over Perfection” is a new audio series that features interviews with critical thinkers and materials experts, deep dives into brand commitments and product releases, and the latest news in the world of fashion, footwear and design.

    MNTGE Is Digitizing Vintage Clothing, Rips, Frays, Fades and All

    MNTGE Is Digitizing Vintage Clothing, Rips, Frays, Fades and All

    For all the rips, frays and fades, vintage apparel evokes emotion unlike any other article of clothing. Whether it’s a pair of jeans from the early 1900s or a band tee made 100 years later, each piece has a unique and wonderful story to tell. Now, what if we told you those pieces and their stories can exist in the digital universe? That’s exactly what MNTGE is doing–digitizing one-of-a-kind vintage clothing for all to have the chance to own and experience.

    • 55 min
    MycoWorks Is Solving Industry Problems With Mycelium Materials

    MycoWorks Is Solving Industry Problems With Mycelium Materials

    Shifting industries away from environmentally devastating traditions to nature-based solutions will absolutely take time. Through Philip Ross's co-founded material innovation company MycoWorks, however, and their mycelium-based technologies, that transition is happening now. Listen in to hear how Ross and MycoWorks are solving problems for the FUTUREVVORLD we need.

    • 59 min
    Natural Fiber Welding's Plastic Free FUTUREVVORLD

    Natural Fiber Welding's Plastic Free FUTUREVVORLD

    Our FUTUREVVORLD has to be plastic-free, and Natural Fiber Welding is helping lay the foundation that will get us there. Listen in to discover how and why NFW is transforming the material industry, and how brands like Ralph Lauren, New Balance, Stella McCartney and more have partnered with NFW to bring these innovations to market.

    • 59 min
    How Pineapples Became the Leather On Your Nikes

    How Pineapples Became the Leather On Your Nikes

    What is pineapple leather? How is it made? And why is Nike remaking classic sneakers with it? Dr. Carmen Hijosa, the Founder and Chief Creative and Innovation Officer at Ananas Anam, the creator and maker of pineapple material technology Piñatex, answers all of these questions and more.

    • 44 min
    An Interview With Dr. Amanda Parkes, PANGAIA’s Chief Innovation Officer

    An Interview With Dr. Amanda Parkes, PANGAIA’s Chief Innovation Officer

    PANGAIA’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Amanda Parkes, explains how the worlds of science and fashion can work together, why philanthropy is a core component of the brand, how collaboration can drive environmental awareness, and so much more.

    • 39 min
    An Interview With Helen Kirkum

    An Interview With Helen Kirkum

    Artist, design and footwear futurist Helen Kirkum talks about her school days, the artistic joy in upcycling, the inspirational Virgil Abloh, and sneaker utopia for all.

    • 45 min

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