Tarkett has made flooring in Sweden since the late 19th century, and the now international company is equally historic in France. Innovative design collaborations go hand in hand with the development of recycled and bio-based materials, and anything from scrapyards to sewage treatment plans form unexpected partnerships. Sustainability director Dag Duberg knows how to transform waste into raw material and make the flooring of the future out of materials that hold a past. Read more
Form Magazine is one of the oldest magazines in the world founded in 1905. Today, Form is a range of publications: a bimonthly print magazine, the monthly newsletter FormReport and a news blog. The magazine is available for online readers on Readly, Ztory, Magazinos, Scopaltos, Buyandread and Paperton.
Using moulded plywood, Swedese have not only created sleek design classics but also a manufacturing method that is resource-efficient from the start. Since 1945, their furniture has been produced in the Smålandian forest, and today in partnership with some twenty Swedish and international designers. From the factory in Vaggeryd, CEO Sonnie Byrling calls for more knowledge and regulations that force more companies to make long-term sustainable decisions. Read more
In the new issue of Form we have turned our gaze to the north and met, among others, the versatile designer Lotta Lampa, based in Kalix. “I think everything I do is all over the place and I easily get restless. I work with metal, enamels and I’ve made hand tufted carpets”. Read more