Ekornes Stressless - It's all about comfort.

Stressless® living is the perfect combination of comfort, function and style. Every Stressless® is ergonomically designed for your comfort. Our patented Plus™ system provides you with optimum head and lumbar support in any position, while the Glide system keeps your body in perfect balance. The innovative Stressless® Plus™ system is integrated into our line of chairs, loveseats and sofas. Stressless® offers individually reclining seats in both highand low-back. Stressless® is endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association.

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Both Fishels Contemporary locations in Portland and Beaverton have Stressless showrooms, full of Stressless chairs, sofas and accessories.

Ekornes: Leather Types

Our own inspectors are part of a rigorous selection process, which includes the most stringent international standards as a minimum requirement for quality control. You benefit from our experience with this process when you buy Stressless® and Ekornes® leather furniture.

Ekornes® buys its leather from the leading tanneries around the world. Because leather is a natural product, color nuances are normal and colors may vary slightly from one product to another. Some colors have been enhanced with a two-tone effect.

Common Factors for All Ekornes® Leathers

  • Top Grain
  • Aniline-Dyed
  • Protection

Applies to All Ekornes® Leathers

  • All our leather colors are through-dyed.
  • Some colors have been enhanced with a two-tone effect.
  • Some colors are shinier than others.
  • Color nuances are normal.
  • Leather absorbs moisture and breathes.
  • Color changes will occur with time as a result of use and the effect of light.

Ekornes® offers four types of leather-each in a full range of colors.


  • Most exclusive
  • Great Hand
  • Natural appearance / Rich grain pattern
  • Thicker than Paloma
  • Soft touch, warm glow
  • A "kiss of coating"

The heaviest and most exclusive Ekornes® leather type. Royalin is an aniline-dyed, upholstery leather with a natural pebbled grain with visible natural marks. A very light surface treatment has been added for protection. A natural leather that breathes well, Royalin has a soft feel and a rich, warm glow.


  • Natural grain/Visible natural marks
  • Soft, rich, friendly feel
  • More protection
  • Wide range of colors

An aniline-dyed upholstery leather with a combination of dyes and pigments in the finish. Paloma has a natural grain pattern with visible natural marks. The light finishing treatment improves the physical properties and provides a more uniform color. Paloma has been developed to produce a very soft, rich and friendly feel. The preferred choice for those who want a soft, authentic look in leather that breathes well.


  • Less corrected than Batick
  • Thicker Cut
  • Heavily embossed /Pronounced grain
  • User Friendly

A corrected aniline-dyed, pigmented and grain-embossed upholstery leather, but with a larger pebbled grain and thicker than Batick. Most of the natural marks are removed; however, some may still be slightly apparent. A protective layer of lacquer allows most types of spills to be easily removed. For this reason, Classic is a popular choice for many families.


Corrected, embossed and dyed throughout

Surface pigmented

Uniform, durable surface

Easily maintained

A corrected aniline-dyed, pigmented and grain-embossed upholstery leather, which has had most of its natural marks removed. The protective layer of lacquer allows spills to be easily removed. Easy to clean and attractively priced, Batick is a popular choice for those who want a more resilient leather.

Our Leather Quality

Leather is a beautiful and vibrant upholstery material. Ekornes® buys upholstery leather from leading tanneries from all over the world. The leather selection process, overseen by our own inspectors, implements the most stringent international quality control standards. Every piece of Stressless® and Ekornes® leather furniture reflects our distinguished taste for the finest leathers available.



With the largest selection in the Northwest, displaying more than 140 outdoor collections in season with sets from $499 to more than $5,000.

5 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214 | map
Ph 503-235-8941

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