Ekornes was founded in 1934 by Jens Ekornes in Sykkylven, the epicenter of Norway’s furniture manufacturing industry and home to Ekornes for more than 80 years. Jens combined practical knowledge with functional design to create furniture perfectly engineered for the human body. Today, Ekornes is the largest furniture manufacturer in the Nordic Region with six factories in Norway and worldwide export activities. The company continues to produce its products at home in Sykkylven to preserve a history of which they are so proud. By pairing the perfected processes of generations ago with modern enhancements and technological advancements, a product of luxury, quality and class continues to be created.
Stressless – The Innovators of Comfort
Ekornes introduced the pioneering Stressless® chairs in 1971.
Stressless offers a wide range of contemporary furniture, from their classic Stressless recliner chairs, ottomans, love seats and sofas, to fully customizable home theater seating and coordinating accessories.
Employing skilled craftsmen and using only the highest quality woods, leathers, textiles, and finishes, Stressless makes modern Scandinavian furniture for every taste and for every room. Their philosophy is that when it comes to furniture, comfort matters most.