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Nola provides outdoor furniture to improve safety in the suburbs

Nola provides outdoor furniture to improve safety in the suburbs

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2020 13:53 UTC

Nola has contributed to creating a safer outdoor environment in the form of an urban park in the suburb of Fittja in Sweden. In collaboration with Botkyrkabyggen and architect Arkitema, a former car park has been refurbished and transformed into a social and safe meeting place. The environment features Nola's Långbordet, by White Architects, and the Korg furniture group, design Thomas Bernstrand.

The Nola Sigill at the Swedish Institute in Paris

The Nola Sigill at the Swedish Institute in Paris

News   •   Sep 04, 2020 10:33 UTC

Nola's Sigill sofa, Note Design Studio & Gunilla Allard, will be on permanent display at the Swedish Institute in Paris. Sigill satisfies high demands on sustainable production with materials selected to ensure long life and high quality. At an event on 5th September, focusing on sustainable production, the short film 'Respect - Inside Swedish Design' by Interior Cluster Sweden will be on show.

​Unique wooden benches from Nola in a sustainable learning environment

​Unique wooden benches from Nola in a sustainable learning environment

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 09:36 UTC

Nola, together with the architectural office Liljewall, has developed and produced unique wooden furniture for a new school in Gällivare, Sweden. The furniture is designed as a modular system that can be easily varied. The seating is made of red-painted pine, inspired by northern forests. A holistic approach, with a conscious choice of material being a key feature throughout the design process.

​Korg planner - A new digital planning tool from Nola

​Korg planner - A new digital planning tool from Nola

Press releases   •   May 29, 2020 11:54 UTC

Nola is launching a brand new digital planning tool for the Korg furniture system. The tool makes it possible to spatially create and test ideas and solutions according to your specific requirements. The planning tool is intended to support architects in their creative work, at the same time giving a concrete result with a clear product specification.

​Bicycle environment for sustainable cities and an economic restart

​Bicycle environment for sustainable cities and an economic restart

Press releases   •   May 26, 2020 15:16 UTC

The cycling season is in full swing. A green restart of the economy requires new solutions in bicycle infrastructure, for healthier cities and a more sustainable society. Nola advocates more frequent and more secure parking solutions for the increasing number of cyclists. As well as better sustainability and aesthetics for bicycle products in the urban environment, which affects us all.

​Nola's classic bench for Kungsträdgården back in production

​Nola's classic bench for Kungsträdgården back in production

Press releases   •   May 07, 2020 08:19 UTC

When Kungsträdgården was redesigned before Stockholm became the European Capital of Culture in 1998, the architectonic portrayal ended up with the architect Aleksander Wolodarski. In a unique collaboration between Nola, Wolodarski and the former city gardener Carl-Fredrik Wachtmeister, a new backed bench was developed, based on an older model in cast iron. The bench is now back in production.

​Healthy training in the urban environment

​Healthy training in the urban environment

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2020 11:07 UTC

Nola strikes a blow for healthy urban environments. Outdoor training at attractive outdoor gyms should be a natural feature of the cityscape and should be included right from the planning stage of urban development. Exercising outdoors creates healthy cities, natural meeting places and improves public health, something that is hugely important in these times. ​

New backed bench with a timeless aesthetic

New backed bench with a timeless aesthetic

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 14:48 UTC

In collaboration with Note Design Studio and Gunilla Allard, Nola has developed a unique backed bench, Sigill. An architecturally designed bench, with inspiration from architect Sigurd Lewerentz, originally developed as a contribution to the architectural competition for the design of Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery) in Stockholm. Sigill is presented during the Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Wait - sustainable furniture system for waiting areas

Wait - sustainable furniture system for waiting areas

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 14:32 UTC

Nola is launching a new furniture system Wait, design White Architects. Wait has been designed specifically for waiting environments. A clear environmental focus and circular thinking have permeated the whole design process. Nola thus continues the industry's transition towards more sustainable furniture production, and towards a more sustainable society.

Nola is bringing the forest into the city

Nola is bringing the forest into the city

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2020 20:04 UTC

New challenges in the present are changing the conditions for the furniture industry. Nola has long worked towards both social and environmental sustainability and at this year's edition of the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the latest steps in the work towards a better future are presented. With forest as the theme, Nola wants to show its positive impact, and a change towards a sustainable society.

Kaskad selected to the Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen

Kaskad selected to the Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 14:04 UTC

Nolas award-winning armchair Kaskad, design by Björn Dahlström, launched in 2011, has been selected to be part of the exhibition "The Form of Success - Design as a Corporate Strategy” at the Red Dot Design Museum in Xiamen, China. The Exhibition, curated by the founder and CEO of Red Dot Design Award, Professor Dr. Peter Zec., is China's leading design show focusing on the power of design concept.

Cushy  - Winner Archiproducts Design Awards 2019

Cushy - Winner Archiproducts Design Awards 2019

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 14:44 UTC

Nola's lounger Cushy is awarded Winner of the 2019 Archiproducts Design Awards. Product design by Gripner & Hägglund. Cushy, launched by Nola in the beginning of this year, has been designed as a modular component. Archiproducts Design Awards is an international design prize in collaboration between companies, brands and designers focusing on excellence in innovation and product design.

Henrik Edlund new CEO of Nola

Henrik Edlund new CEO of Nola

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2019 12:49 UTC

On October 1st, Henrik Edlund took over as the new CEO of Nola. After almost 40 years as CEO and owner of Nola, Agneta Stake is choosing to hand over the CEO position to her nephew Henrik Edlund. He brings 15 years of experience in business development and digitalisation in B2B. Agneta will continue her work in Nola with Design Management.

Nola at the Swedish Design Pavilion - London Design Fair

Nola at the Swedish Design Pavilion - London Design Fair

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 13:04 UTC

​Nola is exhibiting in the Swedish Design Pavilion during the London Design Fair, September 19th - 22nd, showing design news and classics. A joint venture with prominent Swedish designers and companies, to raise awareness about Swedish architecture and design, in collaboration with Form/Design Center Malmö.

Nola furnish the terrace at the awarded Biomedicum

Nola furnish the terrace at the awarded Biomedicum

News   •   May 29, 2019 08:57 UTC

​​Nola has furnished the terrace at the award-winning Biomedicum at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The Areal furniture group, by designer Broberg & Ridderstråle and the Sun table, by Monica Förster are shaped individually and perforated with holes that catch light and cast shadows. Interior design by Nyréns Architects. Biomedicum was recently awarded the prestigious 'Building of the Year'.

​Nola exhibits with magazine RUM in Milan

​Nola exhibits with magazine RUM in Milan

Press releases   •   Apr 04, 2019 09:29 UTC

Nola exhibits together with the magazine Tidskriften RUM in a group exhibition on the 9th to 14th of April at Bagni Misteriosi Milan, during Milan Design Week. Rum magazine, together with prominent Swedish design Schools, will hold a week-long event and an exhibition to pay attention to Scandinavian design and architecture. Nola showcase the award-winning Kaskad armchair, design Björn Dahlström.

Nola in Milan - Swedish Design Moves

Nola in Milan - Swedish Design Moves

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2019 15:01 UTC

We are proud to be part of the Swedish Design Moves and exhibits at the exhibition "HEMMA Gone Wild" during Milan Design Week. To strengthen Sweden as a design country, and boost international interest in Swedish design, fashion and architecture. Joyn Studio is curator and architect. The exhibition runs from April 8 to 14 during Fuori Salone Mobile in Milan.

​Swedish Design Award for Loj Sun Chair

​Swedish Design Award for Loj Sun Chair

News   •   Feb 05, 2019 15:23 UTC

Nola can proudly announce that our outdoor furniture Loj Sun chair, by prominent designer Thomas Bernstrand, has received the award “Outdoor Furniture of the Year” in the ELLE Decoration Swedish Design Award 2019. The justification reads: ”A classic lounger which, thanks to an unexpected twist in the choice of material becomes something entirely new.”

​News at Stockholm Furniture Fair & Design Week

​News at Stockholm Furniture Fair & Design Week

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2019 15:43 UTC

Growth is a driver for urban design today, and a theme reflected in our new products. Nola’s new seating systems grow with their surroundings, while flexible planters bring nature indoors. Nola is known for exploring the boundaries of public space, and this season we are reflecting on the points where geometric shapes and organic forms meet