A shadow effect arises stroking a shag rug with or against the direction of the pile.
The actual colortone of the carpet stays the same while just the incident light reflects more or less.

This inspired me to experiment with dying and color tones of knotted piles. 
I created a color scheme of the wool with which I created different color combinations in illustrator. 

The user is enhanced to get in touch with the textile and gain haptic and tactile experiences.
Due to digital surfaces the lack of tactility increases. The interplay of colors and material is enriching in that environment.



a small selection of different digital color combinations

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