Claudy Jongstra at the U.N.

Dutch designer Claudy Jongstra recently showcased her tapestries of raw wool and silk here in New York at the United Nations.

A participant in Cooper-Hewitt’s 2009 Fashioning Felt exhibition, Claudy has a unique design process that is committed to sustainability, biodiverisity, and the preservation of natural and cultural heritage. Claudy keeps her own sheep, her own botanical garden and her own fields of dye-plants as part of her full-circle creative philosophy and skills.