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2014-07-22 12:26:16

MILAN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara is previewing its 2015-2016 fall-and-winter collection of fashion materials at major shows in New York, Milan and Paris over the next three months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129334 With themes based on photo filters used on Instagram -- the popular photo-sharing social-media network -- the Alcantara collection will debut at Premiere Vision New York (July 22-23), Milano Unica (Sept. 9-11) and Premiere Vision Paris...

2014-06-05 12:22:00

MILAN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara is featured throughout the interior of BMW's recently introduced fifth-generation 30 Jahre M5 - one of the most powerful cars ever built by the Munich-based automaker. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94853 The company plans to build only 300 of the limited-edition 30 Jahre M5's to celebrate the 30(th) anniversary of the M5. To enhance the 30 Jahre's interior, BMW chose Alcantara due to the Italian-made material's unique...

2014-04-23 16:21:13

MILAN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara's "Kaleidoscope" exhibit at this year's Milan Design Week featured a unique display created by Nendo -- an award-winning Japanese design studio headed by Oki Sato. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77743 Sato's Conic Vine display used layers of Alcantara material bonded with a thermo-compressing process to create the impression of rows of climbing plants in shades of dove grey and pastel. Alcantara first worked with Nendo...

2014-04-11 16:20:13

MILAN, Italy, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara was recently in the news at major fashion, design and new-car shows in China and Switzerland last month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03871 The iconic Italian brand's fashion materials were on display at Design Shanghai and at a special Alcantara fashion show and exhibit in Shanghai. Alcantara also was featured on a number of new cars shown at the recent Geneva Motor Show. Design Shanghai is a bi-annual...

2014-03-10 12:20:34

GENEVA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4, introduced at this year's Geneva Motor Show, features material designed by Alcantara. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DE79963-a Lamborghini's new Huracan offers seven customizable interior options jointly conceived by Lamborghini and Alcantara designers. Alcantara provides car makers with a unique combination of technical and functional performance features including durability, light weight, grip...

2014-03-05 12:21:07

GENEVA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ermini Automobili, an Italian producer of luxury hand-built cars, has chosen Alcantara to upholster the interiors of its new Seiottosei. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/DE77369 The Ermini Seiottosei made its world premiere at this year's Geneva Motor Show and is styled after the legendary Italian Barchetta-type sports cars of the 1950s. Only a limited number of the new Seiottosei will be manufactured. The Florentine brand turned to...

2014-01-22 16:20:25

DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A variety of car makers are showcasing Alcantara at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit (Jan. 13-26). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/DE50973 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO ) The Porsche 911 Targa and Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept car both are making their global debuts in Detroit, each with Alcantara materials. Porsche's limited edition 911 Targa, a modern...


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