The Flow flooring collection from Bolon features a transparent thread woven into its surface that reflects light to create a sense of visual motion
The latest flooring collection from pioneering Swedish brand Bolon epitomises the ethos of design-led innovation established by sisters Annica and Marie Eklund since they took control of the family business in 2003. Subtle pastel shades, versatile laying possibilities and the use of recycled materials combine to make ‘Flow’ an attractive and ecological flooring option for heavy-usage areas that nonetheless need to look stylish. (by Alyn Griffiths)
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‘Silence’ collection by Marie Eklund for Bolon
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Design Post showroom during Orgatec 2012
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Bayadere Orange flooring by Missoni for Bolon
Two family-owned businesses: the legendary Italian fashion house Missoni and the Swedish flooring specialists Bolon have collaborated on this latest collection of woven vinyl floor coverings. Bearing Missoni’s unmistakable bold patterns, the vibrantly coloured collection comprises three different designs: reminiscent of Missoni’s trademark zigzag ‘Optical’, linear ‘Bayadere’ and equally distinctive but toned-down in its colourway, the monochrome ‘Flame.’ In total, the entire range is available in nine different versions and it was launched earlier in April during Milan’s Salone del Mobile fair and will be presented again in less than two weeks during the upcoming Clerkenwell Design Week in London (22 – 24 May). (more…)
'Botanic' - visual concept by Form Us With Love
It is not the easiest thing to present flooring materials in an artful way. The Swedish manufacturer Bolon commissioned the Stockholm based design studio Form Us With Love to develop a visual concept for the new collection of weaving vinyl flooring with environmental care – ‘Botanic’.
'Botanic' for Bolon
“Nature photography and handicraft have inspired renderings of flowers, herbs and plants in woven vinyl”, the designers explain.
Photo by Jonas Lindström
Concept design: Form Us With Love
Photography/retouch: Jonas Lindström
Set design: Anton Thorsson
Fashion: Matilda Wendelboe
Hair/make: Stina Borgström
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