BIO is a range of office products each made from a single flat sheet of thin steel, punched so that can be folded after purchase into a 3D object.
It was introduced as a concept at design fairs in 2005.
Now six of the designs - a coat hanger, a coat hook, a stool, a waste-paper bin, a desk-tidy and a clock - are being manufactured and sold.
Here is the press release:
Press release 2007-08-22
BIO – Swedish interior in a new way
August 30 2007 holds the launch of a new Swedish brand for interior products and furniture - Bendable Interior Objects (BIO). After exhibitions in Milan, New York and Tokyo, the conceptual project has now made it’s way to the market with six products.
BIO was introduced 2005 as a futuristic vision by the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love. The intention is to create unique products with focus on sustainability and environment in manufacturing, packaging, transportation, storing and assembly.
The initial collection has been designed by Form Us With Love. The objects are produced in Sweden and the collection consists of six different products for the office; coat hanger, hanger, stool, waste paper bin, desktop accessories and a table clock. The smaller products are still bent by the user whereas the larger ones are bent in the factory.
The press viewing of BIO takes place at gallery So Stockholm in Kungsträdgården the 30th of august 2007 at 17:00. Shortly afterwards BIO will be available for purchase at selected retailers and online at www.b-i-o.se.
Form Us With Love
Form Us With Love is a young design studio focusing on innovative product, furniture and lighting design. Form Us With Love works from their office and showroom in Old Town, Stockholm with Swedish and international customers as Design House Stockholm, Nordic Light Hotel, Materia and Zero.
WIth exhibitions around the world Form Us With Love has attracted media for their innovative design. Form Us With Love has also been awarded with the prestigeous Red Dot design award and the Young Swedish design award 06/07.