In this automotive and upholstery leather special of the magazine, ILM Deputy Editor Tom Hogarth visits Bentley Motors to find out more about its bespoke leather interiors, while Florian Schrey, Director Brands & OEMs at Royal Smit & Zoon, provides an overview of trends from the 2024 Geneva Motorshow.

Elsewhere, Consultant Technical Editor Karl Flowers covers the current state of greenwashing in automotive interiors and we speak to im innovating about its traceability project at Vitelco.

APLF Hong Kong was a key event for many and heralded as a moment to see where the industry would head next. Find out all that happened at the show in this issue. You’ll also get a look at the development of the Sialkot Tannery Zone in Pakistan, which is gearing up to become operational.

Alongside all this and more, you’ll find your favourite editorial features in this issue including: Talking Point, where experts debate the value of promoting lower-grade leather; the Redwood Column, where Mike Redwood muses on the implications of shifting geopolitics; and Raw Materials, providing an analytical view on the upcoming changes in the raw materials sector.

ILM May/June 2024 is live now, and on its way to print subscribers.

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