Långbordet Wins a Monocle Design Award
The Långbordet public space table was designed by White Architects and installed in several Swedish cities. Nola is pleased to announce that the project received a Monocle Design Award in the Best Public Furniture category. The award was presented for the version of Långbordet installed in Hamntorget, a small urban plaza in central Stockholm.
Nola presents news within the outdoor furniture segment during Stockholm Design Week
Nola presents several new products during this year’s design week. These new pieces can be experienced online or at Inside Swedish Design, taking place at Stockholm’s Auction House (Stockholms Auktionsverk). New products, all linked to outdoor working, are presented between 8-13 February, designs designs by Fredrik Mattson, Nina Jobs and Superlab.
Nola provides outdoor furniture to improve safety in the suburbs
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
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
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
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.
Nola's classic bench for Kungsträdgården back in production
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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.
News at Stockholm Furniture Fair & Design Week
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