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Pieter van der Werf - Orains Art & Design

Textile Artist

Strachur, Argyll


Textiles, wool, interior design


£500 — £15000


Pieter van der Werf is an artist & designer based on the West Coast of Scotland. He designs and creates large scale art pieces and interior design products made exclusively with Scottish wool and natural dyes.

Pieces include bespoke architectural items together with wool murals and a lighting range using the latest LED technology.

His work is informed and influenced by the land we live on, by the sheep that graze the hill-farms, by the farmers who make a living rearing the sheep.


Granularity - Exhibition of major new textile pieces at Cass Art Glasgow

11 Apr 2019
GRANULARITY Orains exhibits major new Textile Art and Wallworks, made by hand with Scottish wool and natural dyes, at the Art Space of Cass Art Glasgow. From 11 to 23 April 2019

Scottish designers go back to their roots

20 Apr 2018
"Pieter van der Werf is among a crop of Scottish textile artists who look for local materials to create beautiful, sustainable homewares ...while Craft Scotland, recently launched a programme extolling the virtues of natural goods.

Sustainable textile making with Pieter van der Werf

14 Mar 2018
In this series by Craft Scotland and Creative Carbon Scotland, you will hear inspiring maker’s stories as well as useful advice on how you can contribute to a greener craft sector. Read the interview with Pieter van der Werf here.

Available for commissions



London Townhouse Wall Art

Disciplines Textiles, Design, Conceptual
Materials Textiles

Cotswolds Manor House Wall Art

Disciplines Textiles, Conceptual, Design
Materials Textiles