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Textiles transformed. London-based @rawedgesdesignstudio explores the potential of Really’s Solid Textile Board – a material made from upcycled end-of-life Kvadrat textiles. Salone...

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Designing for circularity. Discarded cotton and wool, from fashion and textile industries, industrial laundries and cut offs from Kvadrat make up the Solid Textile Board. Photography...

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When end-of-life becomes the start of a new life. In her animation, Christien Meindertsma tells the story of how Really transforms end-of-life textile into a new raw material. The first...

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The brutal end of a modernist estate. The East London social housing project Robin Hood Gardens was demolished 2012, causing an outrage amongst historians and lovers of modern architecture....

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End-of-life textiles in the hands of 7 selected architects and designers from across the world. Really and Kvadrat present unique design projects created with Solid Textile Board and...

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Photographer and filmmaker Roel van Tour came with us to India. The result is a beautiful depiction of our rugs coming to life. ⠀ See the film via link in bio.⠀ #behindthescenes...

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Sunday feeling. Apartamento’s Omar Sosa with stylish chef Laila Gohar in their New York apartment. Beautiful design done by Sam Stewart and Paul van der Grient, who've chosen the...

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At work with @doshilevien. Inspired by Royal Indian miniature paintings, glazed Chinese ceramics and Modernist paintings, the London-based design duo is crafting a new upholstery collection...

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'My Canvas' makes its Asia debut. After striking reviews at London Design Festival 2017, the celebrated installation returns - this time to Shanghai. See contributions by artist such...

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Kvadrat x Jaguar Land Rover. The new Velar is developed in collaboration with Kvadrat. With a luxurious wool canvas interior, it brings new dimensions to automobiles. Captured by...

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Revealing the colourful process. Washing yarn in Innvik, western Norway, where the Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection comes to life. Photo by Lars Petter Pettersen⠀ #kvadrat #rafsimons...

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Patricia Urquiola for Kvadrat. Transparent yet sound-absorbing, this year the Spanish designer presents the acoustic Drops curtain.⠀ @patricia_urquiola #acoustics #patriciaurquiola...

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Revealing glimpses of the interior.⠀⠀ Reimagined by design duo GamFratesi, our stand at design post cologne features a wooden framework with rows of textile-clad panels, acting...

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Remember September 2015, when British designer Faye Toogood created 'The Cloakroom' installation together with Kvadrat for @vamuseum during London Design Festival. 150 coats made out...

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Jonathan Olivares x Kvadrat.⠀ The monumental Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the @harvardartmuseums, set the scene for a colourful preview last night.⠀ Olivares’...

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@fritzhansen's iconic pieces dressed in the Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection. @spacecopenhagen reintroduces original Danish furniture for their remake of Arne Jacobsen's iconic Royal Hotel....

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Melange Nap, launching this winter.⠀ An extremely soft, almost brushed appearance, characterizes Japanese designer Akira Minagawa's latest textile for Kvadrat.⠀ #soft #winterrelease...

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Where the magic happens.⠀ Textile mill Wooltex, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, northern England.⠀ Photo by Alastair Philip Wiper⠀ #lovecolour #behindthescenes #scenic #production #wooltex...

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Tactility at its best.⠀ Verner Panton's Series 430 chair upholstered in Noise by Kvadrat/Raf Simons – for a raw, unpolished look. #kvadratrafsimons #kvadratinuse #tactility #lovecolour...

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Testing and tweaking.⠀ Kvadrat Design Director Stine Find Osther looking at prototypes of the Chainette curtain, before its release earlier this year. Photo by I Do Art Agency⠀ #kvadrattextiles...

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By turns poetic, colourful and modern.⠀ The work of Swiss photographer René Groebli defies easy categorization. See it on Kvadrat Interwoven.⠀ Link in bio.⠀ #kvadratinterwoven...

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The Ready Made Curtain – undone.⠀ Laid down on Alvar Aalto's Chair 65, the clear-cut structure of @ronanerwanbouroullec's curtain is revealed.⠀ Styled by @_mariannejacobsen_#structure...

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Essentially red.⠀ Nina Koppel's brilliant sense of colour is revealed in her Tonus series. A Kvadrat staple since 1974.⠀ #lovecolour #ninakoppel #danishdesign #red #kvadrattextiles...

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Thanks to all of you who visited us in Stockholm last week! For those of you who could not make it, explore our new winter launches via link in bio. #stockholmfurniturefair #winter...

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Reflective, translucent qualities.⠀ @dezeen takes a closer look at @ronanerwanbouroullec's curtain collection for Kvadrat, presented in Stockholm this week. ⠀ Link in bio.⠀ Photo...

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A Kinnasand fusion.⠀⠀ Presenting the new Pieces rug series - a unique concept which beautifully pieces together the 3 Kinnasand rugs Harvest, Zenit and Kelim. See Pieces at @sthlmfurnfair...

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A cross between exhibition and restaurant – with a sci-fi touch. ⠀ We are happy to sponsor the Ratatouille Design Bar at @sthlmfurnfair this year. ⠀ Designed by Luca Nichetto⠀ Photo...

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A winter debut by Louise Sigvardt.⠀ With a colour palette inspired by San Francisco, the Swedish designer presents the woollen textile San in Stockholm this week. ⠀ #louisesigvardt...

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Curtains, reimagined. Suspended from the ceiling, the soft coloured curtains frame our stand at @sthlmfurnfair. Come by to see this winter’s new textiles and rugs by Akira Minagawa,...

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Graphic embroidery by Bouroullec.⠀ The delicate Rennes and Chainette curtains are the French designers latest addition to the Kvadrat textile library. ⠀ Launching this week with...

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In Stockholm next week. See the beautiful Chainette curtain by @ronanerwanbouroullec premiere, as we present our winter novelties at @sthlmfurnfair 6 – 10 February. Link in bio. #kvadratcreate...

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Brickworks and layers in landscape.⠀ The inspiration to Kvadrat's fair stand at @sthlm_furnfair this winter. Curtains and upholstery in horizontal and vertical volumes make up the...

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Sketch from @ronanerwanbouroullec. ⠀ The starting point for their new curtain Chainette. Don't miss when it premieres at @sthlmfurnfair next week! #kvadratcreate #bouroullec #curtains...

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The industrial side of it.⠀ Capturing the textile machinery, where the magic happens.⠀ #behindthescenes #orderly #production #textiles #wooltex #details #textileproduction #kvadrattextiles

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Shimmering Canvas textile. In creating a new colour palette for Canvas 'the idea was to invent a kind of alphabet of intertones' explains Italian designer Giulio Ridolfo. ⠀ #lovecolour...

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A soft palette.⠀ Shadow play through the Ready Made Curtain, designed by @ronanerwanbouroullec for Kvadrat. #kvadratcreate #home #bouroullec #architecture #frenchdesign #textiles...

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Behind the scenes with Hella Jongerius.⠀ This winter we launch the beautiful Glory rug, see how it came to life in our factory in Nepal.⠀ #winterpremiere #production #behindthescenes...

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Mesmeric blue at @immcologne. Thanks to everyone who visited Kvadrat's stand this year, explore our new winter launches on our website.⠀⠀ Link in bio.⠀⠀ Photo by Patricia Parinejad⠀⠀ #kvadratcreate...

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Pilot by Kvadrat/Raf Simons.⠀ A midnight sky blue textile on Verner Panton's Series 430 chair.⠀ #kvadratrafsimons #kvadratinuse #lovecolour #design #kvadrattextiles #vernerpanton...

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Kvadrat at Paris Déco Off. Set in the classically Parisian Saint German de Pres area, we're presenting a captivating textile installation at the beautiful Galerie de l’Europe. Immerse...

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Cecilie Manz Designer of the Year at @maisonetobjet. With a great sense of humility and a boundless respect for materials, the Danish industrial designer represents the best of Scandinavian...

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Our Kinnasand universe. Exquisite materials, deep colours and wafer thin qualities stand out when we present our Kinnasand home collection at @immcologne this winter. #winterlaunch...

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A winter novelty.⠀ Forest, Sun, Ocean, Minerals, Earth and Dune are the 6 natural elements that inspired Japanese Akira Minagawa to design the new Melange Nap textile.⠀ Debuting...

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Come see us during @immcologne.⠀ Kvadrat’s stand, reimagined by design duo GamFratesi, features a minimalistic wooden framework with rows of textile-covered panels working like...

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Hella Jongerius is sketching on a colourful new rug design. See the premiere of 'Sihouette' next week at @immcologne. #winterpremiere #immcologne #kvadratrugs #inthemaking #hellajongerius...

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Work in progress.⠀ In their Copenhagen studio, Danish-Italian duo GamFratesi is working on a new intriguing design for Kvadrat's stand at Design Post Cologne. ⠀ See it premiere...

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A colourful warp.⠀ Photographer Roel van Tour has captured the beautiful ins and outs of our rug production in India. Here the Glory rug designed by Hella Jongerius comes to life,...

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With a material focus. ⠀ For of our new Copenhagen showroom, the designers @ronanerwanbouroullec have kept the colours natural and understated, to put materiality at the centre.⠀ #kvadratcreate...

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A soft material – transformed. ⠀ Tightly rolled to give it a solid form, the Hallingdal Table by design duo @fredriksonstallard is made from our bestselling textile. #kvadratinuse...

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Elegantly draped curtains at @denfrieudstillningsbygning. We are happy to be part of this beautiful exhibition with Grønningen – one of Denmark’s largest artist cooperatives...

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Pink pastels.⠀ Top to ceiling deep-hued Divina textile at @roksandailincic's beautiful Mayfair store, designed by @adjayeassociates.⠀ Photo by @editphoto. #lovecolour #pastels #roksandailincic...

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Inspiration for the New Year. Eye candy from Finn Sködt's colourful atelier in Knebel in eastern Jutland. Wishing you a wonderful 2018!⠀ #lovecolour #finnskdt #kvadratcreate #colourfantasy...

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At home with Holly Golightly.⠀ From the empty city girl flat in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, to the home of a forgotten film star in Sunset Boulevard, this week Kvadrat Interwoven explores...

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The Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection.⠀⠀ With a passion for modern and contemporary art, Raf Simons beautifully mixes bold pop art references with subtle dots inspired by Pointillism...

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A Very Merry Christmas from us! Here is the wintery white view from our headquarters. Congratulations to @mariannes12345, @thejonasph and @mjappleseed for winning our Christmas competition....

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Colour punch.⠀ The mesmeric embroidery of the 'Guadalupe Daybed', designed by @bethanlaurawood uses the vivid range of our Divina textile. ⠀ #lovecolour #kvadratcreate #divina #bethanlaurawood...

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A stage for sound events.⠀ German artist Florian Hecker presents the extraordinary sound piece 'Hallucination, Perspective, Synthesis' at Kunsthalle Wien. To experiment with acoustics...

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'Oui' – a place for 'collective interaction and daydreaming’. On 11 January the @wallpapermag Design Awards 2018 will be revealed, celebrating the past year’s coolest people,...

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Winter by Kvadrat/Raf Simons.⠀ It's not too late to join our Christmas competition! For a chance to win a Kvadrat/Raf Simons cushions, post this image on your Facebook or Instagram...

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The epitome of design: The Chair.⠀⠀ Exploring shape and colour, 17 iconic chairs clad in Kvadrat's microfibre textile Waterborn make up the design project ‘Waterborn Icons’.⠀ #waterborn...

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Flamboyant meets plain.⠀ Evident from his paintings, British artist David Hockney likes to portray furniture. But what are these flamboyant, yet sometimes very simple, objects saying?...

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A light colour sprinkle.⠀ Aggebo & Henriksen's poetic Drizzle curtain in soft winter tones.⠀ #kvadrattextiles #sprinkle #lovecolour #aggebohenriksen #curtains #thewindow

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We are all about colour.⠀ This pale pink yarn caught our eyes during a visit to Innvik, our Norwegian wool manufacture and weaver of the Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection. Photo by Lars...

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Our head office - reimagined.⠀ Home to Kvadrat for more than 3 decades, our Ebeltoft HQ has gone through a sweeping transformation. The talented architects behind it are London-based...

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Kvadrat loves Christmas.⠀ We are giving out 3 beautiful Kvadrat/Raf Simons cushions to celebrate the festive season. For a chance to win, post this image on your Facebook or Instagram...

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Office with a harbour view.⠀ With our new Copenhagen showroom, French designers @ronanerwanbouroullec wanted to encouraged visitors to explore every aspect of our textile universe.⠀ Photo...

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A speaking cloth.⠀ Turner prize winner Lubaina Himid weaves together the threads of identity and heritage in her textile works. Explore them on Kvadrat Interwoven.⠀ Link in bio.⠀ #kvadratinterwoven...

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@erwanbouroullec inspecting his latest design – Kvadrat Copenhagen showroom. Whitewashed walls, concrete flooring and vast textile canvases make up our new space, designed by @ronanerwanbouroullec. #frenchdesign...

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A repeat winner. Raf Simons for Calvin Klein wins the 2017 Fashion Awards Designer of the Year. Congratulations! @rafsimons @calvinklein #calvinklein @britishfashioncouncil #rafsimons...

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A visit to Doshi Levien's London studio.⠀ We've talked to the design duo about colour, and how they want to inspire architects and projects with their curtain collection for Kvadrat.⠀ See...

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Raw edges.⠀ In line with their quintessential simplicity, @ronanerwanbouroullec's Ready Made Curtain has got a minimalistic finish. Beautifully captured by @_mariannejacobsen_.⠀ #bouroullec...

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The Kvadrat/Raf Simons' NYC premiere earlier this year. ⠀ "I think fabric in interiors should relate to your body. I could not sit on a piece of furniture and feel comfortable at...

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Swatches from the Kinnasand universe. A pretty textile mess of lively patterns and refined qualities make up the 2018 collection. #kinnasand #newcollection #rugs #dyeing #theprocess...

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How can we design & manufacture for a circular economy? Kvadrat CEO Anders Byriel welcomes this year's 8 selected Circular Innovators at the 2017 LAUNCH Nordic Forum, held at our Ebeltoft...

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A sun-faded sanctuary.⠀ Australian architect @georgina_prittie does minimalistic yet warm, blending softened colours, Kvadrat/Raf Simons textiles and art deco treasures in her Nørrebro...

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A look inside the production.⠀ In the small town of Innvik by the fjords of western Norway our Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection is being made. With a heritage going back 125 years, the...

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Our new Copenhagen gem. When hearing that the new Kvadrat flagship showroom looks almost like an art gallery, the designer @erwanbouroullec replied that wasn't his intention. But why...

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An idea materializes. Celebrate with us tonight as @ronanerwanbouroullec reveal the new Kvadrat flagship showroom in Copenhagen. Link in bio. #kvadratcreate #bouroullec #premiere #design...

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It is all about the yarn. Finetuning the colour palette for the Harvest rug. Part of our Kinnasand collection. #kinnasand #newcollection #rugs #dyeing #theprocess #yarn #textiles #tactility...

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Kvadrat x Bouroullec. New flagship showroom. This Thursday. Klubiensvej 20, Copenhagen. 5pm. #novemberlaunch #pakhus48 #kvadratcreate #architecture @ronanerwanbouroullec

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Peach light.⠀ We gave feminine clothing brand @_aurelielecuyer carte blanche to create a space with our Ready Made Curtain. Designed by @ronanerwanbouroullec, it gives a natural no...

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Textile works. ⠀ Photographer @alastairwiper reveals the colourful machinery of our textile manufacturer Wooltex in Huddersfield, England.⠀ #lovecolour #behindthescenes #scenic...

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Weaving in Innvik, western Norway, where the Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection comes to life. Photo by Lars Petter Pettersen⠀ #kvadrat #rafsimons #textiles #norway #production #steady...

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The Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection.⠀⠀ "When it comes to colour I like the idea of turning around the way your eye looks at things. It’s like focusing on what the eye does not expect...

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Work in progress. Designed by brilliant duo @ronanerwanbouroullec, our new flagship showroom in Copenhagen is coming to life. Premiering next Thursday, we look forward to celebrating...

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A chair for Billy Wilder.⠀ Find out how the director of Some Like It Hot inspired Charles and Ray Eames' design classic. On Kvadrat Interwoven today.⠀ Link in bio.⠀ #eames #billywilder...

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Waiting to unfold. This month we are unwrapping the new Kvadrat flagship showroom at the waterfront in Copenhagen. We'll keep you posted... #kvadratcreate #ronanerwanbouroullec #newspace...

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@kunsthalaarhus this evening.⠀ Today marks the opening of a new solo exhibition by Ulla von Brandenburg, presented by the gallery in collaboration with Kvadrat. Part of @aarhus_2017,...

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When it comes to acoustics, textiles matter. @beoplay and Kvadrat introduce the new Beoplay M3 designed by @ceciliemanz. Diving into the material aspects of sound, we have created an...

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Warehouse sale.⠀ This Thursday we're opening up the doors to our textile universe in Ebeltoft. Dive through our beautiful collection of colourful samples and intricate textile cutouts....

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Rugs can be this. Our Kinnasand home collection presents a universe of possibilities for textiles in the home. Try a new shape? #kinnasand #rugs #curtain #textiles #newcollection #tactility...

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2017 Fashion Innovator: Raf Simons. As @wsjmag introduces their 2017 innovator, we know it only could have been Raf. With an ability to infuse his artistic flair into everything he...

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Kvadrat head office - transformed.⠀ Knock down the walls to release creativity and invite the surrounding landscapes. That was the thinking of London-based architect studio @SevilPeach...

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Birdview.⠀ The tactile Semis captured by Ronan Bouroullec. After more than 2 years of research and experimentation, the Bouroullecs present the beautifully symmetrical, handknotted...

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The set of a Wes Anderson film? With its endless reels of mustard-yellow and cerise-pink threads, @Dezeen thinks our textile mill Wolltex could have been in a film by the American...

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Yellow done right. Weaving in Innvik, western Norway, where the Kvadrat/Raf Simons collection comes to life. Photo: Lars Petter Pettersen⠀ #rafsimons #textiles #norway #production...

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Ultramarine blue.⠀⠀ If someone were to personify this colour it would be Danish artist Finn Sködt. We found this deep-coloured pigment when visiting his atelier in Knebel in eastern...

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A natural colour library. While some shades found in design are void of values, the eggplant hue of the Eames Chaise, or the blue of Maarten van Severen’s Blue Bench – these colours...

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Turqoise, moss and seaweed green.⠀ Cutouts from the Kinnasand home collection in green notes.⠀ #newcollection #tactility #kinnasand #kvadrattextiles #sublime #interiors #scandinavian...

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A new take on office design. ⠀ Kinfolk's Copenhagen residence seems a wonderfully laid-back retreat. Cloaked in Kvadrat textiles. Photo by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen @kinfolk @normarchitects...