Knit collection 2014
designed by Alfredo Häberli
The new Alfredo Häberli knit collection comprises three vibrant yet refined knitted upholstery textiles. Nebula, Nadir and Galaxy.
Though they are constructed using different knitting techniques they all share an intriguing character, which provokes a strong sense of curiosity in the viewer. Th
Recycled polyester upholstery textiles designed by Georgina Wright
Georgina Wright has designed the vibrant upholstery textiles RP Solid and RP Pattern.
Both are made from post-consumer recycled polyester (PET) and are especially created with a focus to reduce the environmental impact both in production and natural resources.
The PET comes from used plastic bottles
DIS-PLAY during London Design Festival
We are happy to present the new knitted textile collection by Alfredo Häberli, which will be celebrated with a special installation by the designer in our London showroom.
London Design Festival 15 – 21 September 2014
Kvadrat showroom London 10 Shepherdess Walk, London N1 7LB
Art and Architecture Day in Pakhus 48
Once again, we open up to seven exhibitions and lectures about art and architecture in the showrooms of Pakhus 48 on Thursday September 4th 2014
16:00–16:30.Erik Jørgensen – Dorte Mandrup kicks off the event with an inspiring presentation about the music facilities at Aurehø
Riverbed by Olafur Eliasson at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opens the door to Riverbed on August 20th 2014. Riverbed is Louisianas first solo exhibition of the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. Olafur Eliasson’s giant site specific stone landscape, which unfolds throughout the South Wing invites visitors to not onl
Cildo Meireles's ‘Like a needle in a haystack’ in Kunsthal 44 Møen
Kvadrat is the proud supporter of the art piece La Bruja in ‘Like a needle in a haystack’, the first Scandinavian solo exhibition by Brasilian artist Cildo Meireles presented by Kunsthal 44 Møen and curator Julia Rodrigues.
Cildo Meireles is internationally regarded as one of the
Kinnasand flagship showroom in Milan designed by Toyo Ito
We opened the first Kinnasand flagship showroom in Milan during Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2014. The space has been designed by the renowned Pritzker Prize winning architect Toyo Ito, who is recognised as one of the world’s most innovative and influential architects.
The light-filled sho
New exhibition at Den Frie: techne, n.
Kvadrat happily supports the exhibition ‘techne, n.: A convergence between art, craftsmanship and architecture’ at Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art in Copenhagen, where Japanese Akane Moriyama and Dane Jesper Carlsen have used several hundred meters of Kvadrat curtain textile Air for
Anton Alvarez’s ‘Thread Wrapping Architecture’ on exhibit in Gallery Libby Sellers
Gallery Libby Sellers has commissioned a special piece of ‘Thread Wrapping Architecture’ by Anton Alvarez.
Gallery Libby Sellers was selected for inclusion with a purpose built installation of Anton Alvarez's recently developed Thread Wrapping Machine architecture - a three metre tall op
Blue Hour designed by Maxjenny Forslund
Designed by Maxjenny Forslund, Blue Hour is a flat, unicoloured curtain, which particularly stands out for its distinctive simplicity. Closely-woven yet slightly translucent, it has a defined, almost sculptural effect when draped.
The yarns used in the construction of Blue Hour are slightly shiny. A
Max Knit designed by Maxjenny Forslund
Max Knit is a tactile knitted upholstery fabric designed by Maxjenny Forslund. It particularly stands out for its rich structure and versatile colourways.
The construction of Max Knit involves knitting together two thick polyester FR yarns and a thin polyester yarn. The thick yarns are in unicolours
14th International Architecture Exhibition
Kvadrat Soft Cells is proud to take part in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition as sponsor of two of the main exhibitions: Fundamentals and Monditalia.
Specially invited by the curator, Rem Koolhaas, Kvadrat Soft Cells is partner of the Ramp Room in the Central Pavilion and of Monditalia
3 Days of Design in Pakhus 48
Pakhus 48 invites you for an interesting lecture on Thursday 22 May 2014. Linda Taalman from Taalman Koch Architecture will join us from Los Angeles, USA, as the keynote speaker.
Programme 17:00–18:00 Welcome drinks in the showrooms 18:00–19:00 Lecture by Linda Taalman 19:00–23:00
LAUNCH Nordic is currently seeking innovations that will transform the system of textiles, fabrics and fibers to one that has a minimal environmental impact and/or drives social equality. We are interested in innovations with the potential to scale in two years, as well as game-changing early stage
EDIDA 2014 Awards
Voted by the 25 Editors-in-Chief of Elle Decoration around the world, the EDIDA recognises global excellence in the interior design world in 13 categories. Kvadrat has been selected as the winner in the ‘fabrics’ category for the Ready Made Curtain, designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Cork&Felt designed by Hella Jongerius
Cork&Felt is an innovative design that combines two materials that are generally associated with comfort and homeliness but are rarely seen together, and even less often used on the floor.
Jongerius’s first pieces for Danskina also include Bold, Duotone, and Multitone. All three designs 10
Raf Simons recolours selected FANNYARONSEN designs
Balder, Haakon, Harald, Sunniva and Vidar, subtly patterned textiles and light velours based on the work of the late Swedish textile designer Fanny Aronsen, have been re-imagined in an inspiring new colour palette by Raf Simons.
Raf Simons has included the five designs, originally designed by Fanny
Knits collection designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have crafted a knitted upholstery collection for Kvadrat consisting of three tactile designs, Canal, Gravel and Moraine. Each design projects a strong sense of volume and depth. Designed to introduce a new understanding of textile material, all are constructed using a doub
Celebrating Divina during Salone Internazionale del Mobile
In celebration of Divina, one of our most iconic textiles, we have invited 22 international designers to reinterpret the fabric in the context of contemporary design and to create a one-of-a-kind piece.
Divina is known for its extraordinary range of colours. First created in 1984 by the Danish paint
Danskina at Salone Internazionale del Mobile
Danskina is presenting the first collection of Hella Jongerius as Design Director.
Consisting of four new designs, Cork & Felt, Bold, Duotone and Multitone, the launch marks a new direction for the brand bringing a strong focus on R&D to create innovative floor coverings for both contract an
‘Knit’ installation by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec during Salone Internazionale del Mobile
Our Milan-based showroom will be the location of a special installation by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to celebrate their first collection of knitted textiles for Kvadrat.
Kvadrat showroom MilanCorso Monforte 1520122 Milan8 – 13 April, 2014Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 9 pmSaturday &nda
Kvadrat/Raf Simons at Spotti Milan during Salone Internazionale del Mobile
Spotti, who has been providing interior design solutions for over 30 years, will be presenting the Raf Simons collection during Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The collection, which consists of textiles and accessories for the home, will be sold exclusively through Spotti in Milan.
Founded by Mie Albæk Nielsen and Caroline Hansen, Copenhagen-based progressive design agency Femmes Regionales works across many creative disciplines.
The innovative approach of Femmes Regionales builds on the ‘unspoken and intuitive things’, which infuse fashion and design.
Curtain collection 2nd Face by Åsa Pärson and Femmes Regionales
The 2nd Face curtain collection consists of five versatile designs, which have different expressions, or ‘faces’, on their back and front sides. These play with structure and scale, and offer an eye-catching interplay between neutral, light and dark colours.
The curtains are jacquard wov
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014
Join us this February during Stockholm Furniture Fair where we will present our new curtain textiles by Patricia Urquiola, Alfredo Häberli, Maxjenny Forslund, Åsa Pärson and Femmes Regionales.
Furthermore we will launch our new upholstery Land, designed by Giulio Ridolfo.
We look for
Finn Sködt, artist and designer turns 70
We will celebrate with a retrospective exhibition of sketches and drawings which shows the concepts and colours of what will eventually become a textile.
Finn Sködt's sense of colour, and unique approach to the creative process has been instrumental in helping shape Kvadrat's identity since the
Kvadrat has entered a collaboration with the esteemed Belgian fashion designer, Raf Simons. Currently the creative director for Dior Women, he built his reputation with his own menswear brand which he launched in 1995 and as artistic director of Jil Sander.
The result of the Kvadrat/Raf Simons colla
‘Best of Best’ interior awards for Ready Made Curtain and Uni/Verse
Njusja de Gier, Kvadrat’s VP Branding and Communication and Isa Glink, Design Director for Kinnasand on stage Sunday evening at imm receiving the ‘Best of Best’ interior design awards for Ready Made Curtain designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Kvadrat and Kinnasand’s mo
Join us during imm cologne 2014 for the launch of the new Danskina rug collection with designs by Karin An Rijlaarsdam and a sneak preview of the first designs by Hella Jongerius as the new Design Director of Danskina.
Furthermore we will launch our new upholstery Land,designed by Giulio Ridolfo.At
Hella Jongerius appointed Design Director for Danskina
Hella Jongerius has been a leading figure in the product design world since her early work for Droog, the Dutch design collective, and now at her Berlin-based studio Jongeriuslab, where material research largely determines design direction. Hella's clients include KLM, Nymphenburg, IKEA, Royal Tiche
Multitone, Duotone and Bold by Hella Jongerius
Hella Jongerius's first designs for Danskina include Bold, Duotone, and Multitone. All three rugs are made from 100% pure wool, and produced by skilled weavers from India and New Zealand.Thick, warm and highly tactile, they each feature an appealing irregularity that comes from proces
Dune by Ulf Moritz, colours by Giulio Ridolfo
Originally designed by Ulf Moritz, Dune is now available in a new colour palette created by the Italian colour-master Giulio Ridolfo. The new colours recall walks in Skagen in the extreme north of Denmark, with sea views, blue skies and ever-changing dune formations. Both Moritz and&n
Land by Giulio Ridolfo
Land is a refined woollen upholstery textile, which offers exceptional colour richness. Designed by acclaimed colour-master Giulio Ridolfo, it appears unicoloured from a distance, but seen from closer up, reveals a radiant play of colour nuances.
Due to the complex construction of the yarn, a partic
Lucky and East by Karin An Rijlaarsdam
Dutch designer Karin An Rijlaarsdam is founder and director of Shanghai-based interior design studio CLOUD-9. Her first designs for Danskina include two innovative hand-knotted rugs: East and Lucky. Like most of her designs, they demonstrate the exceptional beauty to be found in the handmade.