Botanic is the new flooring collection from BOLON.
May 4th, 2010
Paul Smith is established as the pre-eminent British designer. Being the Guest of Honour at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2010, he chose Bolon’s flooring for the special stand he designed for this occasion.
For the Guest of Honour stand, Paul Smith created a very exciting flooring design, where tradition meets the possibilities of modern materials.
The new Botanic flooring collection is a revolutionary breakthrough, woven vinyl flooring with environmental care. Botanic contains a new plasticiser, which, in turn, is based on renewable raw materials from the vegetable kingdom.
Although the collection is inspired by nature’s pluralism, Botanic is just as much a tribute to simplicity and resource efficiency, while taking nothing away from its expressiveness.
“Botanic is our own garden, with a natural, colourful, product flora to discover and admire,” says Marie Eklund, Design and Marketing Manager at Bolon. Botanic reflects nature’s variety of organic architecture and wealth of detail.
Nature photography and handicraft have inspired reflections of flowers, herbs and plants in woven vinyl. The colour range, also taken from the vegetable kingdom, features muted, rich earth tones combined with bright accents in yellow and green.
“In Botanic, we have created a tangible textile feeling. It has a modern look but flirts exquisitely with idioms from the past. The colour variations have been developed to match different needs. A calm nuance is very suitable for large surfaces and projects, but it is also possible to break it up with a playful stripe or a colour which stands out, such as the green or yellow,” continues Marie Eklund.
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