Story at a glance:

  • 3form’s 2021 Collection includes 13 new neutral hues.
  • The new colors are available in 3form’s Varia or Chroma panels.
  • The panels allow for natural light, so you can connect or have privacy as you need.

Many architects and designers are exploring new post-pandemic design ideas in an effort to create healthier office designs and more.

From touchless technology to creative protective barriers that still allow you to work as a team, we’ve seen a lot of innovation in the last year.

Award-winning materials manufacturer 3form recently introduced a new line of earth-toned shades for use in many commercial and hospitality environments, in everything from off-whites and cool grays to dusty blues.

Here are just some of the things we love about this latest collection.


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The 3form 2021 Collection showcases the soft side of 3form’s color portfolio with 13 neutral hues.

Designed in response to the temperature of today, these natural neutrals bring comfort to built environments and set the color story for 3form’s upcoming 2021 collections.

Available in 3form’s translucent Varia and Chroma panels, each space division illuminates with natural light, allowing connectivity and privacy to coexist within a communal space.

“Designers carry the responsibility to create a space that is comfortable and protected,” says 3form’s Vice President of Design Christian Darby, in a press release. “As humans it’s natural for us to look for the earth for stability. Whether it’s a feather, bark, or a wicker basket, these natural elements help us feel more grounded. These colors do that for us, as well.”

Inspired by hues found in nature, the colors easily pair with organic materials like stone, ceramic tiles, and woo. The collection’s desaturated tones also promote wellness in keeping with biophilic design principles.

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3form’s 2021 collection is inspired by nature. Photo courtesy of 3form

The 2021 Design Collection adds warmth to commercial environments, from health care projects and corporate offices to hotel lobbies and more.

When applied with Varia’s force and flexibility, each panel is highly durable, easy to clean, and a safe, translucent partition in high-traffic areas.

Also available in 3form’s horizontal surface material, Chroma, the 2021 Design Collection maintains high durability while transmitting an abundance of natural


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3form’s Varia and Chroma material platforms have certifications in Optimized EPD (SCS), Type III EPD (SCS), Greenguard Gold (UL), and Red List Free Declare Label (ILFI).

This aggressive pursuit of certifications and higher product standards is one example of 3form’s comprehensive sustainability program, Align, in action. Align represents 3form’s commitment to empowering architects, designers, and consumers to make smart choices about how they buy and build.

3form is a Hunter Douglas company, working to offer sustainable products that help bring projects to life. The 3form product portfolio ranges from innovative materials to sophisticated turn-key solutions. The full 3form family includes lighting studio LightArt, and glass and contract surfacing manufacturer EFI.