3 interesting things to know about 'Shading' & 'Pooling'

Let's talk about shading, or what is called pooling in some cases. This is a condition where visible large blotches or areas that appear to be a darker or lighter color than the surrounding area. This appearance will reverse from opposite views in most circumstances, and is not due to an actual change in color, opposed to what many may believe. It is actually due to the different direction of the surface pile of the fabric in question, altering the way light reflects off the respective areas. See the reverse affect photos below... 1: The International Organization of Standardization [# ISO 2424] defines shading as a change in appearance due to localized alterations in the orientation of the