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Panos Sofianos Says the Future of Denim is Now

Although denim is steeped in history, it’s the fabric’s future that offers the most promise and the most responsibility.

For Bluezone business manager Panos Sofianos, it’s no longer enough to design with one purpose in mind. The fate of our beleaguered planet depends upon the denim industry embracing its “multidisciplinary” job.

Carved in Blue talked with Panos about the past, present and future of denim—and to Panos, these three stages might as well be one.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal branded fibers to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit