Wonderful Wool at Somerset House


Beautiful wool wall hangings by artist Claudy Jongstra

IMG_5412Process yellow yarns used by Jongstra

IMG_5420More Claudy Jongstra

IMG_5411Wool sculpture

IMG_5424Woolly friends

IMG_54082Bio resin and composite felt chair made in Somerset

IMG_5417Process blue wall hanging by Claudy Jongstra

IMG_5431Herringbone clad armchair

Chinti managed to make the final day of Wool House, a beautifully curated exhibition at Somerset House about the myriad wonderful uses of wool in design. From felted sculptures and textural wall hangings to elegant wool suits by fashion designers such as Alexander McQueen and Giles, not to mention a charming photographic tribute to our ovine friends, the exhibition combined fantasy with practicality and provenance, and further strengthened our love of all things wool.