Posts Tagged: Wool

Why Wool? Woven in Time

We were thrilled to be invited to the film “woven in time” by The Woolmark Company, which follows the history of Australian Merino wool production in Yorkshire, and the manufacturing processes involved in wool fabric production. With interviews from businesses thriving today due to the resurgence of wool and their importance in the wool industry. The… Read More >

27 March 2019

Ella Doran at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Award-winning designer Ella Doran showcases the transformational tale of British wool at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) in her most ambitious project to date, from 15 June 2019 to 15 September 2019. Sheep to Seat, Fleece to Floor is supported by Alternative Flooring, Campaign for Wool, British Wool and Camira Fabrics, who are a BCFA member. … Read More >

7 January 2019

Warming up with wool

October is always a time of change. Leaves transforming through every warm shade until finally turning brown and untethering from their source signal the beginning of colder times and shorter days. As we dig out winter layers and dust off waterproofs we might take a moment to give thanks to a material that has protected… Read More >

28 October 2018

Jim Biddulph in conversation with Anne Kyyro Quinn

As wool is celebrated in all of its guises during the 9th Campaign for Wool events this month, it seems fitting to interview a designer who has been working with and championing the material for the past two decades. Having studied Textile Design at both BA and MA levels at the London Metropolitan University and… Read More >

18 October 2018

#WoolWeek Harrison Spinks’ prized wool!

For fifth generation family bed-maker, Harrison Spinks, wool is prized as a natural filling for its luxury mattresses. So much so that this BCFA member bought its own wholly-owned farm in North Yorkshire in 2009, where prize Texel, Mule, Suffolk, Wensleydale and Zwartbles sheep are reared by hand to produce pure-grade Yorkshire wool for its beds. … Read More >

12 October 2018

Style Library Contract’s Islay Wools from Sanderson

Style Library Contract presents Islay Wools from Sanderson, five new designs of classic wool plaids, each with a contemporary twist. After an inspiring Autumn and Winter collection, we are excited to see what this BCFA member will bring. Islay Wools creates interior spaces that are warm, welcoming havens.  A lovely marled wool quality with lots… Read More >

11 October 2018

Wilton Carpets launch Kinetic

Wilton Carpets has launched Kinetic, a wool-rich woven axminster carpet. Fizzing with energy, Kinetic features striking modern patterns made for forward-thinking leisure and hospitality spaces. Using colourways drawn from the BCFA member’s new Creations colour palette, Kinetic is bursting with dynamic shades of grey, blue and green. Whether fine-line geometrics in Pulse, fractals in Gravity, Atomic… Read More >

2 October 2018

Product Watch: Synergy by Camira

Where 2+2 = 75: welcome to the world of Synergy Say hello to Synergy, the newest addition to Camira’s extensive wool blend fabric collection, available from 1st February 2016. Camira, the global textile manufacturer, is launching Synergy, a high-performance seating fabric which includes its largest colour offering of 75 intelligent shades. About the collection  Synergy… Read More >

2 February 2016

BRINTONS UNVEILS LATEST VIDEO SERIES

Kidderminster based carpet manufacturer, Brintons, is continuing to invest significantly in its marketing strategy by launching a series of videos to explore the journey of its carpets from fleece to floor.

19 January 2016