Artist-producer will be a spokesperson for green fabric
Pharrell Williams is set to promote the use of environmentally sustainable fabrics, having invested in a New York textiles firm.
The N.E.R.D man is an owner and investor in ‘Bionic Yarn’, a relatively new fabrics company which makes fabric out of recycled plastic bottles.
Earlier this year, Williams collaborated with The Strokes‘ Julian Casablancas and Santogold on a track for Converse shoes, and later revealed to NME that he would love to work with the band on their follow-up to 2006’s ‘First Impressions Of Earth’.
“Julian and I were in the studio together,” he explained. “We came together and did a track for the commemoration of the 100th year anniversary of the Chuck Taylor [shoe],” he explained. “I really wanna do it. I don’t know [if Casablancas wants me], but I’d love to [produce their next album].”
The Strokes are set to reconvene in February to begin work on a new album.
–By our New York staff.