One rainy autumn evening in 1937, Gunnar Bolin sat down at his desk in Anderstorp. He had had an idea – a hat rack that could be easily made from melted-down scrap aluminium. This was the start of Skogslunds Metallgjuteri. In the ensuing decades, the company became renowned for its simple and functional hallway designs. Sustainability was not something people talked about back then, it was simply taken for granted.