Habitare 2023 International Friend: Anders Byriel Keynote


Arena-lava, Messukeskus, Helsinki

Anders Byriel is CEO of Kvadrat A/S and a professor at IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid. He has worked for more than 30 years at Kvadrat, a company founded by his father, and has overseen it since 1998. During Anders Byriel’s leadership Kvadrat has grown from USD 16 mill. to USD 258 mill. in revenue.

Kvadrat produces high-quality textiles and textile-related products for both private and public spaces around the world and has won several significant international design awards. Those collaborating with the company include highly esteemed designers such as Peter Saville, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, architect David Adjaye, fashion designer Raf Simons, artists Thomas Demand and Olafur Eliasson, and many more.