Ire´s new design collection Character Collection, which I have been creative director for, is a tribute to the personal expression.
“You often have a special relationship to your favourite armchair, it becomes a place to retreat, a safe space,” says designer Emma Olbers.
Together with the magazine Residence and stylist Maja Lindahl, I have set up a residence and studio - which protects the environment - in an exhibition that is shown on Sweden's largest living and social expo.
Here you can see my news for this year.
Ink vase for Skultuna, launched at Maison et Objet in January.
Emma lantern for Eldvarm, launched at Maison et Objet in January.
Gårda stool for Tre Sekel, launched at the Furniture Fair in February.
Cooperation with common values, where craftsmanship, quality and choice of materials are in focus.
My lantern for Eldvarm is finally here!
It has taken us longer than expected, but now she has finally arrived, Eldvarm´s brand new lantern Emma!
The designer Emma Olbers has been commissioned to design the interior of the old library in the new Nationalmuseum. Olber’s mission is to provide a solution for both loose furnishings and exposure of archive and book-related material.
New spring pictures on my vase Ink for Skultuna.
For more info please se Skultuna´s page.
When Emma Olbers for the first time desigs a bag collection, it's a lot about heritage of Palmgrens, why the choice of material rattan and natural vegetable tanned leather is a natural choice.
The exhibition Designed to Last focuses on some of the design world’s hottest issues right now: long-term, quality, production and materials.
The Swedish magazine Residence givs the table Landala “Furniture of the Year”.
Material: Soap washed swedish pine.
Size: With 75 cm, Length 160, 215, 270 cm Hight 74 cm.
Price: from 13 000 Skr
Me and my dear friend Maja Lindahl have done the interior for the new Pom & Flora café!
A new table for Tre Sekel! That was launched at The Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair this February.
The designer Emma Olbers start as creative director for Ire furniture - with a focus on sustainability.
Table Landala from Tre Sekel gets Furniture of the Year by Swedish magazine Sköna Hem!
Together with Lisa Hilland I would like to welcome you to Almgrens Sidenväveri on the 11th - 27th Februari! I met Lisa Hilland for the first time in 2014. We quickly got started discussing all kinds of things and after a while we felt that we should try to make some kind of collaboration.
During the Stockholm Furniture Fair now in February I have had the opartunity to decorate one of three trend exhibitions, ”Nature is back for good!” at stand C02:43, warm welcome! The other two are decorated by Susanna Vento from Finland and Christine Rudolph from Denmark.
A new chair for Skagerak! That was launched at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair in February.
New armchair for Ire Mobel! That was launched at The Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair this February.
Welcome to visit Eldvarm at Maison & Objet, Hall 7 Stand C175!
The Ink desktop series is my first collaboration with Skultuna and it consists of a pen holder and a small container.
A year ago I designed this lounge chair for Ire Mobel and now you can get it in vegetable tanned leather from Tärnsjö.
A sofa has two primary functions; it should be comfortable to sit in and nice to look at. WithSofo I hope that I managed to put together the equation.
Ida is a new chair for Tre Sekel, an followers to Greta.
A new table for the Swedish brand Tre Sekel, come and visit us at B10:05 at Stockholm Furniture Fair.
An exhibition with furnitures of furniture designer and interior decorater Hans Johansson (1921–2014) and furnitures from todays younger designers in wood: Linda Johansson, Gustav Person, Emma Olbers, Johan Arvidsson, Efraim Albertsson, Peter Lind, Jonas Fjellman, Charlie Styrbjörn Nilsson och An
A new rug for Asplund. The idea of making a rug of an old classic pattern was awakened when I really sat down and looked at old pictures from a trip to Italy. I found a lot of pictures from the cathedral in Orvieto and the basis for this pattern was that paving on the floor there.
Elle Decoration, Sweden, says this about the justification to give the award Young Designer of the Year to Emma Olbers: “This year’s Young Designer of the Year is hardly a newcomer to the design world.
A new lounge chair for Ire Mobel. To work sustainably and holistically is important for me, that we try to make products that are as good as possible for the environment. I have for a time wanted to design an armchair or a sofa with a visible structure.
Contemporary design at Contemporary. The Contemporary auction is filled with design interesting objects, from Scandinavian classics to new exciting design.
This is a product for the new brand Tre Sekel that I helped launch in May 2013 and where I have been the creative director. Dagny is a sequel to the sofa Greta and came much of a desire from the consumers on a regular bench. Dagny will be casual. A real every-day product.
from Recidence Magazine. Last fall Tre sekel got the justification The Producer of the Year from the Swedisch magazine Residence.
Stripes, rhythm, direction is an exhibition at Nordiska Museet, open until the end of August.
Designers and architects have traditionally been inspired by nature and used wood as an important design material.
Home Sweet Home is an artistic interpretation of Swedish and international design icons and their stylistic ideals.
Greta is a contemporary kitchen sofa, inspired by the traditional sofas used in many Swedish kitchens. It is part of the launching collection of the new Swedish brand Tre Sekel (Three Centuries), where I have also worked as creative director.
Last May, we launched the new furniture brand Tre Sekel (Three centuries). I worked as creative director. In collaboration with the design office BrittonBritton we are responsible for the overall strategy, branding and product development.
Even this product is designed for the new Swedish brand Tre Sekel. The idea came up when a conference room in Tibro in southern Sweden would be decorated and there was no stackable chair in wood stacked very short, meaning that the pile of stacked chairs is not very high.
I wanted to make a sofa that would combine a certain austerity with a soft and restful appearance. When developing Armilla we worked a lot with the comfort. We wanted to achieve a feeling where you are really sitting in the couch and not on top.
Since the stand in 2012 felt so successful, we wanted to do something in the same direction. The studio trend was still in the air but in the fashion you could feel the 80’s and in several collections, they were using klein blue. So I suggested a blue theme.
Elle Interior appoints the sofa Rejoin as Emma Olbers designed for Ire Möbel to this year’s furniture of the year. ”Stylish, comfortable, flexible and environmentally friendly - this sofa is all that we ask of this year’s furniture in 2013”, tells Elle.
This were an exhibition of a small collection of furniture that I designed and showed at Designgalleriet during Stockholm Design week 2012. The main questions were envirementaly.
I showed the coffee table S-Wood in the project, Stockholm Wood, who was a small collection of furniture that was shown at an exhibition at Designgalleriet during the Stockholm Furniture Fair in 2012. Today it is produced by Ire Mobel.
This were an exhibition of a small collection of furniture that I designed and showed at Designgalleriet during Stockholm Design week 2012. The main questions were envirementaly questions.
When I was commissioned to design Ires stand at Stockholm Furniture Fair, I presented only a few different ideas. We decided on the theme “Homy and we know interior.” Prevailing trends that year were; studio feeling, mix and match styles, soveniers and so on.
‘Brev’ means letter in Swedish, and this design literally looks like one. A tall locker for the hall or office, it can be used for storing shoes, gloves or mail. The cabinet has an outer surface of leather and will age with grace or laquered metall. Brev is produced by Asplund
A sofa for Ire Mobel. I wanted to make a sofa that could be built further on, something to grow in. I hope that we are evolving from a throwaway culture into buying things that will last. If you know that it is easy to add, move and change clothes, then it’s easier to focus on quality.
When I drew the sectional sofa Rejoin environmental thinking was a driving factor. I wanted to create a sofa with a homely and embracing feeling and then I thought of my favourite cardigan, the one I inherited from my grandpa, lovely in wool with patches of leather.