Felt - The Soft Revolution
Felt is an ancient material whose simple constitution is elegant from an engineering point of view. The non-woven fabric created by agitation of dampened wool is versatile because of the many useful properties it has and the forms it can take. Felt has boundless potential in the shaping of built environments. Through a series of compelling case studies, this book stitches together a panorama of contemporary practices and the people who bring them to life. A pantheon of women practitioners will unfold a captivating world of felt in front of the reader like an exhilarating map of uncharted territories. From the curious to the voracious, this glimpse into a craft, an art and a universe filled with possibility and characterised by so many different manifestations of felt and the wool fibre will spark the imagination.