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.
By doing so the user is enhanced to get in touch 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.