Steven Parsons

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Wool Lifestyle

Our New Zealand wool has impeccable attributes. The integrity of the fibre is outstanding with a lot of effort being poured into its credentials as a …

Just a Drop

Wool makes beautiful fabrics.In fact really good wool, with smart design can create stunningly attractive materials that perform brilliantly, as …

Second Life SolidWool

<i>Steven Parsons FRSA explains the challenges of end of life recovery for mixed fibre carpets, and talks about a recent collaboration between his</i> …

Second Life SolidWool

<b>SolidWool</b> are a brilliant young company making beautiful items from Herdwick wool. Hannah and Justin Floyd do an amazing job of designing, …

Forensic Integrity

It is the start of 2016 so I predict ever increasing scrutiny of supply chains to ensure that social and environmental values are not compromised in …

WOOL | THE NATURAL CHOICE

Wool creates the ideal habitat for homes and offices.There are so many reasons why New Zealand wool is the perfect material for humans to live with. …

How to Buy New Carpet

Talk to the right professional.We, the people at Wools of New Zealand get a lot of phone calls from home owners wanting to know how to clean their …

Working with nature.

Some very famous brands have been talking to us recently about ethics.Concerns have been raised about the wool fibre grown for their products. Animal …

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The Dark Age of Carpet Design

260 Years of Machine Made CarpetsTwo hundred and sixty years on from the invention of machine made carpets the carpet industry has largely forgotten …

The Renewable Colour Challenge for 7 Billion People.

<b>7 Billion Cups of Coffee and no Sheep but its OK we can recycle the fishing nets…</b>Perhaps its time to step back and look at what we are doing?Before …

All That is Gold Does Not Glitter

<i>The Midas Rug</i> has been a long time coming, but its finally here. The world’s 1st hand knotted rug coloured with particles of pure gold. Aulana uses …

Make Sustainability Sexy.

How do we make sustainability sexy? That does not mean how do we sexualise green issues. What I mean to ask is..<b>“How to we market sustainability to</b> …

Homify

I have just recently discovered <b>homify</b>, an on-line image gallery which is free to browse and free to upload interiors images to, providing the quality …

Talking Wool CPD

This month Wools of New Zealand ran its very first Continued Professional Development (CPD) seminar for members of the Society of British …

I used to be a…

This pencil used to be a CD case.Pencil from the Royal Society of Arts “This pencil is made from UK recycled CD cases”The pencil is a brilliant piece …

Authentic Effects

Authentic Effects – It’s supposed to soften.Your carpet is supposed to soften in hue – if it’s a good one.Strong UV (ultra violet) light causes …

The Midas Rug

<b>“All that is gold does not glitter”</b><b></b> Being hand woven right now is the ‘Aulana Midas Rug’ created with Aulana technology. All the colours are created …