Press releases


Altor-backed Network of Design partners up with the Finnish disruptor Vaarnii

Network of Design (NOD) launched in 2020 to bring carefully selected Nordic design to every corner of the world. Today, NOD is proud to announce our investment in Vaarnii, a furniture company that makes brutally sophisticated objects from a single raw material, Finnish pine. All made by local craftspeople and workshops in Finland.

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Altor-owned Network of Design acquires the premium design icon Kasthall

Network of Design (NOD) was formed in 2020 with the mission to bring carefully selected Scandinavian design driven brands to every corner and pocket of the world. Today, NOD can announce the acquisition of Kasthall, an iconic design brand producing quality rugs for clients worldwide. Kasthall joins NOD along with design icons such as String…

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With the acquisition of Grythyttan Stålmöbler, another piece of Swedish design history takes its place in the Altor-owned company

Today, Network of Design (NOD), which was founded in 2020 with the goal of establishing a leading network for ambitious Scandinavian producers of design products, has acquired a majority stake in its eighth company, Grythyttan Stålmöbler. The Group already includes seven successful companies: String, Byarums Bruk, Photowall, Wall of Art, Norling Studio, Cooee Design and…

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Altor-owned Network of Design expands by adding esteemed brand Byarums Bruk

The parent company Network of Design (NOD), which was founded in 2020 with the ambition of establishing a leading network for ambitious Scandinavian producers of design products, has acquired a majority of its seventh company, Byarums Bruk. The Group already includes the successful companies: String Furniture, Photowall, Cooee Design, Kid’s Concept, Wall of Art and…

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Altor-owned Network of Design acquires Kid’s Concept

Network of Design (NOD), which was founded by Altor in 2020 and consists of String Furniture, Photowall and Cooee Design, have acquired the Borås-based toy and interior design company Kid’s Concept. NOD’s ambition has from the start been to establish a leading network for ambitious entrepreneurs and design companies with strong brands and support them on…

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