Subjects: Building industry, industry issues
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's Långbordet creates a new meeting place in Södermalm
Nola has contributed to furnishing Hamntorget - a new social meeting place in Södermalm, Stockholm. The place is designed by landscape architects from White Architects and has been furnished with Nola's Långbordet, designed by White. The modular countertop is adapted to the setting of the location and gives rise to meetings and conversations, which contribute to community and safety.
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.
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.
Bicycle environment for sustainable cities and an economic restart
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
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.
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'.