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From forest to chair – a study day focusing on the material beech wood

You are warmly welcome to our study day in Skåne where we will explore the material beech wood. The day will offer study visits and lectures where we will follow the beech’s value chain, from the forest to a local sawmill and finally to our furniture factory in Österlen.

Date: May 16

Time: 08:30 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.

Registration: email [email protected] by May 5


We have rented a bus departing from Stortorget in Malmö and making three stops along the way. It is also possible to join with your own car at one or more of the stops. Please inform us upon registration if you wish to take the bus or come by your own car as there are limited seats on the bus.

08:30 a.m. Bus departs from Stortorget in Malmö

09:15 a.m. Fulltofta Naturcentrum: Clear-cut-free beech forest management with the Skånska Landskap Foundation

10:45 a.m. Skättilljunga Sawmill: Sawing and tour with Rolf Svensson

01:30 p.m. Gärsnäs: The Ronja project, local wood materials, and tour of Gärsnäs factory

05:00 p.m. Bus arrives at Stortorget in Malmö

Lunch, coffee, and snacks are included.


The day is organized in collaboration with Gärsnäs AB, S-P-O-K, Form/Design Center, and the industrial design school at Lund University and is aimed at designers, architects, wood processors, and forest owners. The day also marks the beginning of the PRO BOK collaboration, which will conclude with an exhibition at Form/Design Center in Malmö in November.