Winners of the Homes and Gardens Sustainability Award 2021
Building sustainable company.
Whilst Rapture & Wright draw upon the artisan traditions of the past, they look to the future by minimising the environmental impact of their print production. Key to these aims has been the development of a ground breaking, environmentally sustainable print works, allowing them to work within the highest ecological standards.
We believe that in house production gives us a holistic oversight of the entire process from the production of the cloth, through printing and waste disposal to the packaging and dispatch of orders.
Winners of Homes and Gardens Sustainability Award 2021
Judges Comments: Rapture & Wright’s handmade fabrics and wallpapers are manufactured in-house to leave the smallest environmental imprint possible. Among its list of credentials, which include UK-based production, mechanical rather than chemical processes, printing to order, renewable energy and a 2030 self-sufficiency goal, the company has developed a groundbreaking studio that uses an ecological treatment system to break down print waste through a series of living ponds.
‘This impressed me as they have thoroughly designed their production process,’ says Sebastian Cox. ‘It’s exactly the kind of forward-thinking approach textile manufacturing needs.’
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