Stories


2022.05.24

Every bench tells a story

Today, cities all over the world are undergoing a transformation. As people seek to spend more time outside, and governments push to decarbonize, we are starting to pay more and more attention to urban outdoor areas – and this is where Byarums Bruk has an important role to play. When the Bokinge...

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2022.01.13

Handed down from sister to brother

In 2007, Amelie Råberg, Anna Enander and Johanna Backman found a gap in the market. They started selling self-designed toys and furnishings in Scandinavian style made entirely of wood. With functionality and innovation at heart and to encourage better play for all children. The products from Kids ...

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2022.01.13

Backers with a mind-blowing track record

The backing of Altor, NOD’s ultimate owner, promises one thing: NOD companies will get a bespoke management and board – customized for all the needs of each company. NOD’s own board has extensive experience in digital, international growth – and in many cases for design brands.  “Most co...

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2022.01.12

Taking legacy brands online

If you take a step back and think about Scandinavian design, you can see the deep influences of Scandinavian nature and heritage. Unfortunately, many of the products developed in the region have also stayed in the region. But with the collected experience that comes from the different NOD brands, th...

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2022.01.10

Family and community

Cooee Design is one of the leading brands in home interior and accessories across Scandinavia. Born in the woods of Småland in the village of Lagan, they are surrounded by other companies supporting each other’s growth. The company is a family-run business that Catrine Åberg founded with support...

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2021.12.20

Modern since 1949

String® was born out of a historic competition hosted by the Bonnier publishing house when they realized that most homes did not have bookshelves. In order to reach a mass audience, the competition specified that the shelf should be affordable, easy to ship and equally easy to assemble. Nils and K...

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