Bolon introduces a versatile new offering that enables architects and designers to create their very own bespoke flooring.
24 February, 2016
Top image: Grid Grey Lavender Gloss
Bolon by You is a new breakout collection by Swedish design company Bolon that offers six new patterns, twelve new colours and for the first time, the chance to create and order personal design expressions through an interactive web tool.
Using Bolon by You, designers and architects have the opportunity to create flooring that truly reflects the requirements of their projects – both aesthetically and functionally. Through the web tool, users can select a pattern, play with the two design components, weft and weave, save their designs and create a moodboard which can be used together with the other elements of their project.
Mark Andrews, managing director for Bolon Asia, explains how the company has, over many years, been keen to work on solutions that would help designers create unique spaces. “Some years ago we launched our STUDIO collection which allowed designers to utilise Bolon ‘shapes’ to create dynamic floor designs. With the launch of Bolon by You, this takes customisation of Bolon one step further where designers are able to choose from six new patterns, twelve new weft colours, and four warp colours to design their own floor covering. So this is an offering of 288 different designs!”
The collection consists of six patterns of diverse character – Weave, Geometric Dot, Lace, Grid and Stripe – from which a wide spectrum of visual identities can be created. In addition, the four warp options – available in earthy and natural colours – change the perception of the patterns, thanks to their three-dimensional and lighting reflecting effect.
Weft, the other element of Bolon flooring, also presents exciting new possibilities with the offering of twelve new colours not available in any other Bolon collection, from light pastel shades to vibrant primary colours and darker, more sober tones.
Bolon designer Petra Lundblad says, “… we created the patterns and colours in Bolon by You in such a way that they are not limited in terms of the type of environment in which they can be used. There are no rights or wrongs when it comes to how they’re applied and we’re very much looking forward to seeing the results of other people’s imagination. The magic of the collection is its capacity for interaction – between the design elements but also between the architect or designer and Bolon via the web tool.”
For more information, visit Bolon by You
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