Wool House at Somerset House

As I sit looking out at the miserable grey sky and snow coming down horizontally, almost blizzard like, I wish I could be sitting cosily in the ‘mammoth chair’ or in one of the rooms decorated completely using wool in the Wool House exhibition at Somerset House. The exhibition was curated and styled by Arabella …

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Pre- and post-War radical British Textiles

Two exhibitions in London are  currently displaying iconic 20th Century British textiles: After Bloomsbury, Rugs from the Omega Workshops 1913 – 1916, at Somerset House, and Designing Women: Post-War British Textiles at the Fashion and Textile Museum. Both exhibitions, even though displaying textiles of very different eras, represent radical change and avant-garde. The collection of rug designs …

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