About NUVI Releaf

For A Clean Fashion Industry.

This is what we stand fo

Sustainability
Sustainability

NUVI Releaf ensures CO2 reduction and the conservation of our resources.

Fair-trade
Fair-trade

NUVI Releaf is all about paying living wages and a save and friendly work environment. This is why we only source from certified partners that are 100% transparent in their practices.

Cruelty-free
Cruelty-free

NUVI Releaf feels strongly about the wellbeing of animals, is PETA certified and vegan friendly.

The story behind NUVI Releaf

Discovering of a friendly alternative

Once we become truly aware of the effects of the leather and faux leather production and the options we are left with as consumers there is no way to deny that something needs to be done.

During a trip through south east Asia she decided to put her action where her heart was. Full with inspiration and conviction she laid the cornerstone for NUVI Releaf in 2014 starting the search for a scalable solution.

As a product designer it was this thought that captured my attention

Nina Rössler founder and head designer at NUVI Releaf

NUVI stands for nouvelle vie, nueva vida

Both natural and vegan, this alternative to leather made from tobacco leaves not only spares the environment, but simultaneously also meets the growing needs of environmentally conscious people, the exacting material requirements of international designers and the economic standards of the global industry.

The people behind NUVI Releaf

The founder /
Nina Rössler
qualified designer

Nina Rössler

Nina Rössler says:

We are ready to open a new page for the textile industry.

Prior to founding Nuvi Nina worked both in the Interior and Fashion business, earning expertise in material and production techniques. Through her love of travel and cultures she speaks different languages fluently, adores nature and design and likes to call herself a “qualitarien”.

Andreas Rössler, Dipl. Ing.

Andreas Rössler, Dipl. Ing.

Material and patent development

Focuses his attention on scalability and technical matters.

Janina Troppenz

Janina Troppenz

Product management

Ensures that everything always goes according to plan.

Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

PR and customer management

Provides reliable answers to all questions big and small.

The network behind NUVI Releaf

Revolutionary ideas need strong partners.

It is never easy to establish new methods and approaches, no matter how good they are. Any change needs the support of committed people so that it can grow and make a difference. Fortunately, we have already found a few such people.