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Blenda Bike Stand Brings Light to an Architectural Icon

2020–12–10

Architects BAU installed Nola’s Blenda bike stands in the concourse outside Stockholm's iconic Tomteboda building, an architectural landmark. As Blenda’s integrated LED lighting units showed cyclists where to insert locks, they lit up the surroundings for pedestrians too. 

Created for Nola by Blenda Design, the Blenda bicycle bollard is a streamlined design that received environmentally-friendly certification. The surfaces are powder-coated in a range of RAL colours, and are virtually maintenance-free. The additional light makes it easy to see and access the frame, and the additional visibility may potentially deter thieves from attempting to remove a bicycle lock.

The use of LED lighting outdoors brings benefits year round, especially during the darker autumn and winter months. LED technologies provide environmental benefits as the lighting they produce is energy-efficient and may also reduce urban light pollution. Nola works continuously to develop products for city cycling that make urban areas safer and more sustainable.

Blenda cykelpollare formgiven av Blenda Design vid Tomteboda Stockholm. Foto: Jann Lipka

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Inbyggd LED-belysning skapar en tryggare miljö. Foto: Jann Lipka

Fler nyheter

2020

Nola has contributed to furnishing Hamntorget - a new social meeting place along Årstaviken promenade in Södermalm, Stockholm.

A former car park has been refurbished and transformed into a social and safe meeting place for residents in Fittja.

The Sigill park bench is designed to withstand the harsh Nordic climate and satisfy the demands for sustainable production and materials.

The Gällivarebänk is designed as a flexible modular system that can be easily varied and adapted to different needs.

Nola is launching a brand new digital planning tool for the Korg furniture system. The tool makes it possible to spatially create and test ideas and solutions according to your specific requirements.

A green restart of the economy requires new solutions in bicycle infrastructure, for healthier cities and a more sustainable society.

The classic park bench for Kungsträdgården was developed in 1998, based on an older model in cast iron and painted pine. This park bench is currently in production again.

Nola strikes a blow for healthy urban environments. Outdoor training at attractive outdoor gyms should be a natural feature of the cityscape and should be included right from the planning stage of urban development.

Designed by Malmström Edström and 02 Landscape Architects, the Viva urban housing development won the prestigious Kaspar Salin architecture award. Nola’s Hjorthhagen furniture group was chosen for the site’s landscaped gardens and community areas.

Nola will showcase new designs at the 2020 edition of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair from 4 - 8 Feb 2020. This year, you’ll find us on stand A11: 19, as well as at a few other Stockholm Design Week events throughout the week.

Nola has long worked towards both social and environmental sustainability and at this year's edition of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, the latest steps in the work towards a better future are being presented.