Dezeen Agenda features fibreglass-like chair made from sheep's wool

Solidwool Chair

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the Welsh Mountain Hembury Chair, a seat constructed from wool and bio-resin. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

UK company Solidwool has designed a material made from a mixture of wool and bio-resin, which resembles fibreglass and has been used to create the Welsh Mountain Hembury Chair.

The wool used for the seat comes from Welsh Mountain sheep, which have grazed in the valleys and steep hillsides of Wales for centuries and have either dark or light-coloured fleeces.

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