MASK – GamFratesi
For the annual Salone del Mobile in Milan Danish-Italian design duo GamFratesi created the whimsical, expressive installation MASK. “We wanted to constrain ourselves using a single element, completely made of textile. The repetition will create a playful installation that highlights colour. Te
Fritz Glarner’s “Rockefeller Dining Room” revisited by Alfredo Häberli
Kvadrat proudly supports the reinterpretation of Fritz Glarner’s “Rockefeller Dining Room” (1963/64) at Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich.On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the museum is realizing a very special project bringing Fritz Glarner’s iconic “Rockefeller
The Cut – Neri&Hu
For Salone del Mobile 2016 Chinese design duo Neri&Hu reinterpreted the classic fair stand and created an innovative and elegant space for Kvadrat. The designers wanted to create an emotionally charged space that would affect visitors on a subtle and intuitive level. With that in mind they creat
FOREST COMES HOME. – Akira Minagawa
For Salone del Mobile 2016 the Japanese designer Akira Minagawa created the delicate and dreamy installation FOREST COMES HOME for our Milan showroom. The installation was praised for its sophisticated yet playful quality achieved by delicate colours and shapes, and was included in Ar
Divina – Every colour is divine
In celebration of Divina, one of its most iconic textiles, Kvadrat 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
Thread Wrapping Architecture – Anton Alvarez
The ‘Thread Wrapping Architecture’ is a specially commissioned structure by Anton Alvarez for Gallery Libby Sellers in London. Gallery Libby Sellers was selected for inclusion with a purpose built installation of Anton Alvarez's recently developed Thread Wrapping Machine architecture - a
Interwoven – Kvadrat textile and design
Since the foundation in 1968, Kvadrat has nurtured relationships with an evolving creative community, collaborating with and supporting designers, architects, artists and performers. Reflecting the integrated working practice of the company, Interwoven: Kvadrat textile and design illustrates the sym
The Revolving Room – Kvadrat, Patricia Urquiola and Moroso
In 2013, Kvadrat collaborated with Patricia Urquiola and Moroso to create a unique and interactive installation for Salone Internazionale del Mobile. The Revolving Room invited visitors into a space of three-sided fabric panels, which slowly revolved and created a dynamic, abstract and vibrant atmos
The picnic – Raw-Edges Design Studio
The picnic featured a massive wooden structure designed by London-based Raw-Edges for Kvadrat’s stand during Stockholm Furniture Fair. The space consisted of two main elements: The Dinesen Douglas Fir structure and 1,500 textile strips, which were suspended from the ceiling. The impressive tex
The Wool Parade – Doshi Levien
To set focus on the unique qualities and inherent characteristics of wool, Kvadrat commissioned acclaimed design studio Doshi Levien to create a playful installation consisting of 12 upholstered objects heavily inspired by avant-garde parties and architectural theatre costumes from the early Bauhaus
Hallingdal 65 – 32 talented designers
To celebrate the longevity and success of Hallingdal, Kvadrat invited emerging designers to create works using the textile. They were selected, by seven curators acting under guidance from Patrizia Moroso and Giulio Ridolfo, from studios that represent the best of their region. Hailing from the UK,
Pelargonie – Tina Ratzer
In 2012, Kvadrat sponsored the textiles for a canvas-weaving artwork created by Danish designer Tina Ratzer for the courthouse at Holbæk, Denmark. Entitled ‘Pelargonie’, this takes the form of a patchwork flower in a flowerpot. The work, which is closely integrated with the architecture of th
The Dwelling Lab – Kvadrat, Patricia Urquiola, Giulio Ridolfo and BMW
In 2010, Kvadrat collaborated with Patricia Urquiola, Giulio Ridolfo and BMW to create a sculpture for the Salone Internationale del Mobile in Milan. ‘The Dwelling Lab’ was a radical interpretation of a BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. An array of innovative products and structures made up th
Textile Field – Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
In response to an invitation from Kvadrat, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created the site-specific installation ‘Textile Field’ for the 2011 London Design Festival. ‘Textile Field’ was situated in the Raphael Gallery of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Measuring 30m long by 8m wi
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion – Jean Nouvel
In 2010 the ‘Serpentine Gallery Pavilion’ was designed by respected architect Jean Nouvel for an exhibition celebrating the gallery’s 40th anniversary. Characterised by bold geometric forms, the installation combined lightweight materials and heavy metal structures to create an intrigu