Expanding the textile zone
by Fabian Peters | 7/6/2017
Whether it’s for premium loudspeakers, SUVs or classic sneakers – the fabrics from Danish textile label Kvadrat are ever more frequently a sales argument for luxury products.
Vibeke Rohland graduated from the Danish School of Art and Design in 1986. Her wide-ranging portfolio spans from bags, cushions and t-shirts to tablecloths and curtains, from unique works to mass production. As a textile designer she has worked with inter
national partners such as Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen Damask, Bodum, Hay Chp, Esprit and Kvadrat.
At first glance, Vibeke Rohland’s design appears clean and simple, but beneath the surface lie several signs reflecting an uncompromising and unique s
Her work is full of contrasts, and she constantly moves between the polarities of life, plus and minus. What at first may seem naïve or humorous is actually deeply serious.
Concurrently with her design work, she has been exhibiting exciting,
contemporary and bold designs. Her list of exhibitions is long and includes solo exhibitions such as Sign-Lingo at Danish Design Centre (2003), Gallery The Hand and The Spirit, Scottsdale, Arizona (1998), and she has been invited to exhibit at venues lik
e the Printers and Weavers Guild’s 60th anniversary exhibition, EXPO, the 2005 World Expo in Japan and at Danish Design Centre, not to mention the Biennale for Design and Crafts in 2007.