During their work with the new collection for Engblad & Co. the three partners of Claesson Koivisto Rune have come to regard wallpaper with as something that is not only meant to be decorative but that it’s just aproper material to be used as any other tool in the architect’s tool box. Just like anyone with an open mind Claesson Koivisto Rune are always prepared to question anything they have previously taken for granted.
Engblad & Co. has a history as old as industrial production of wallpaper in Sweden itself. Founded by Carl Fredrik Engblad in 1880 as Göteborgs Tapetfabrik the company is today known as Eco Wallpaper which is an abbrevation for Engblad & Co. Over the years the company has grown to become Sweden’s leading producer of designed wallpaper. Eco Wallpaper is a member of WallVision, a group that consists of the following brands: Boråstapeter, Cole & Son and Mr Perswall. With it a new era with collaborations with some of the world's foremost designers begins. In connection to this the company reintroduce the name Engblad & Co. The wallpaper production is located to Borås, Sweden.