Above: Entrance lobby featuring (left to right) Mammoth Chair by Any Somerville; Chequers carpet by Arabella McNie; Hummingbird Wallhanging by Alexander McQueen for The Rug Company and Clouds by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Kvadrat
It’s the middle of March and winter seems to be hanging on with a vice-like grip over the country. So what better time and place than a rain soaked Blighty to highlight the wonderful things you can do with wool.
Above: Hallway featuring runner by Christian Zuzunaga in association with Brintons
Above: Classic Drawing Room by Fox Linton Associates
Room sets created by Donn Wilson, Ashley Hicks, Mary Fox Linton of Fox Linton Associates and Kit Kemp feature alongside a giant Crochetdermy Brown Bear by Shauna Richardson and a 100 feet runner designed by Christian Zuzunaga in association with Brintons.
Above: Study by Ashley Hicks
The diverse potential applications of wool are highlighted through this exhibition. Wool House is designed to show wool as a modern and luxurious material as well as traditional. Applications of wool on show include includes interiors, fashion and crafts.
Above: Modern Room by Anne Kyyrö-Quinn
The exhibition has been organised by The Campaign for Wool, for which HRH The Prince of Wales is Patron and is funded by various wool companies, councils and wool organisations from all over the world.
Wool House is open at the West Wing of Somerset House until 24th March 2013 and entry is free.