Textile designer Kangan Arora's work has sold in the thousands but London is still 'a blessing and a curse' for designers, she tells Priya Khanchandani

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:53

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Knit

The Bouroullecs have spent ten years designing for Kvadrat, but they've never before done a textile for the Danish company. At their Paris studio – where they sit daily at desks facing each other – Ronan and Erwan explain how they got to grips with textile design for their latest project, Knit.

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Somerset House, London
5 June – 31 August 2014

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The founding member of the Memphis Group is riding a wave of nostalgia for the postmodernist pioneers, reworking 1980s patterns and launching new textile designs

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Friday, 27 June 2014 14:44

Bethan Laura Wood: Guadalupe Daybed

Working with Kvadrat's Divina range of textiles, Wood has created a brightly coloured daybed inspired by Mexico

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Friday, 27 June 2014 12:13

Divina for Kvadrat

When Kvadrat invited 22 designers to create one-off pieces using its felt-like Divina textile, the results ranged from workwear to daybeds, says Laura Snoad

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Thursday, 15 May 2014 13:58

Raf Simons for Kvadrat

Danish company Kvadrat has called on one of the biggest names in fashion – Christian Dior's Raf Simons – to create its latest range of home textiles. But it's the weavers at a mill in Huddersfield who are bringing the company's designs to life on a daily basis

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Friday, 25 October 2013 16:42

Olafur Eliasson for Kvadrat

Olafur Eliasson and landscape architect Günther Vogt have created an artwork at the headquarters of Kvadrat that recalls earlier times and a much colder climate.

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Monday, 19 November 2012 16:24

Encoded Textiles by Raw Color

A Dutch design duo has created a machine that gives our ephemeral text message communication physical form – using bleach and lengths of coloured cotton.

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