Ligneah is a thin wood veneer that has the look of a fabric and is as soft and flexible as leather. The material is composed of 65% Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood, backed with 35% cotton using polyurethane glue. The suppleness of the material comes from the scoring of the wood surface using a laser, while different geometric patterns like lines, triangles and squares are delicately engraved onto the wood to give it exceptional flexibility. Unlike traditional wood veneer, the unique feel of this material provides new areas of application, like in the soft goods industry: footwear, bags, upholstery, interiors, packaging, fashion, decorative items and accessories.
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