Flax Backing: Pure Nature
Our flax backing is made from natural components. Its temperature-regulating, noise-cancelling and moisture-regulating properties support a natural and healthy indoor climate. The flexible eco-friendly material is light-permeable and suited for a wide variety of applications in interior design.
- Breathable & Permeable
- Unbleached & hydroentangled
- Eco-friendly & free from chemicals
- Proven to be allergy-friendly
- Weight: 130 g/m²
- Thickness: 0,67 mm
- Flexibility: Biegeradien bis 0,5 mm
- Light fastness: very good-good
- Hardly flammable
- Processing as wallpaper or in woodworking: For more information on processing, including a PDF download and video tutorial, click here.
Product life cycle
From the flax plant to the Organoid® natural surface
Provenance & Origin
Flax fleece is made from the delicate flax plant (linen). Flax grows best at a temperate climate and thrives in Western Europe, Northern France, Belgium and parts of Northern Germany. Cultivating the undemanding plant requires no additional water.
Harvesting & Processing
In the end of June, mechanical pulling machines pull the flax out of the ground with their roots. The plants are then placed onto the field, where rain washes the nutrients back into the soil. After drying, the flax is collected around end of July or August and processed into natural fibres.
With hydroentanglement, the flax is made into a smooth fabric. No chemicals are added during the entire process from field to fabric.
Making an interior design element
At our Organoid headquarters, we refine the flax fleece with real natural fibres like hay, colourful flower petals and moss. With our gentle and climate-neutral production process, we create a sustainable product for interior design that still has the original feel, look and fragrance of the raw materials.
Discover our Organoid products on 100 % natural flax fleece here.