Ever thought of petting a sheep? From 7 to 15 October, at London’s Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, during Wool Week 2017, you’ll have the chance to caress a brightly coloured sheep!
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The brilliant installation has been specially commissioned to showcase the latest wool fabrics and carpets from some of the most important names in the industry. Bringing together irresistibly tactile textures in innovative colour combinations, it encourages visitors to consider the journey from fleece to floor or fabric. Warm and comforting, soft and luxurious, wool provides an unmatched sensory experience. Created by designer Karina Garrick, this pop-up celebrates the versatility and natural properties of wool, well-loved by interior designers and style-seekers alike.
During Wool Week, each sheep will be wearing a beautiful coat made from the finest wool fabrics sourced in the showrooms. They include some of the biggest names in the industry such as Kravet, de Le Cuona, Holland & Sherry, Dedar, Nobilis, Rubelli, Pierre Frey and Zimmer + Rohde. Carpet designs include those by Tai Ping, Stark Carpet, Tufenkian Artisan Carpets, Jacaranda Carpets, Topfloor by Esti, Holland & Sherry and Tim Page Carpets.
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The Campaign for Wool is a global endeavour initiated by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, in order to promote better understanding and use of natural and sustainable benefits of real wool to raise awareness amongst consumers about the unique, natural, renewable and biodegradable benefits offered by the fibre. It has united the international community of wool growers, manufacturers, retailers and wool lovers. Visit the Wool Week in London and discover more about the beauty, quality and performance of wool, from the sheerest of sheers to the richest fabrics and rugs.
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Source: The Campaign for Wool