MAGAZINE 

01 Design
Janne and Berit working together with leather and textile samples

Looking into the crystal ball of colours

When you invest in quality furniture, you probably want to make sure the colour doesn’t go out of style in a few years. Or worse, that the bold colour you saw in the magazine spread just doesn’t look good in your living room. The choice between colours and textures in a Stressless® recliner or sofa is so vast, many use weeks or months pondering over the right choice.
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Anne Guri Ekornes Unhjem in front of her working bench

Like a warm embrace

The Stressless® Reno was launched in 1996, and has since been one of the all-time favourites in the range of recliners from Ekornes.

What is it about this recliner that attracts customers year after year, while others go in and out of style?
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Leather in colour Dark Mushroom

Colours to embrace and uplift 2023

In 2023, rich and harmonious colours will be essential in products and interiors that relieve, reassure and revitalize us. Across all sectors and markets, consumers will be yearning for colour that brings calm and joy. Nature and technology are the leading influences. Here are the key colours for 2023.
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Five recliners in different colours

Curves are in our nature

For decades, scientists have been intrigued by the fact that humans seem to have an aesthetic preference for curves over straight lines. Why is this? Is it a learnt preference, or is it evolution?

Some believe it’s simply more pleasing and demands less effort to move your eyes along a curve. Others link it to the neurophysiology of the visual system, after finding that one week old infants fixate longer on curved geometric forms than sharp angled ones.
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02 Recharge
Kari Elise in a Stressless® recliner

The importance of me-time

With the constant demands of our fast-paced lives, it’s easy to forget to take a moment for ourselves. To many of us, a timeout can almost feel like an evasion, when we should be spending our time doing something useful.
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03 Sustainability
Detail of wool fabric on recliner
Two sheeps by the road in the mountain

The future looks wooly

Wool is a natural material that is durable and long-lasting, which makes it a great choice for furniture upholstery. It is known for its ability to regulate temperature, keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. This makes it a comfortable and practical choice for furniture that you will use every day. Also, wool can be dyed in a wide range of colours, so it can be used to create furniture that matches any decor.

When we went searching for a partner to deliver the finest wool fabrics available, we didn’t have to travel far.
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