Our Designers

Here you can read about our fantastisc designers. 

Emelie Ek Design

Emelie Ek started its production with Citronelles 2011. Since then her house patterns and other illustrations has grown and she is today a well known pattern designer.

Emelie Ek pattern design inspired by animals, nature and architecture. She is best known for its unique way to capture details and for his portrayals of Swedish cities. She is also known for her textile pattern Harlequin  and was nominated for the Formex Formidable.

Emelie comes from an artistic family and has a degree in Graphic Design from the College of Arts. She has also studied in London where the British architecture was a great inspiration. The interest comes from the beginning of my grandmother who was an architect. As early as the age of seven, I drew patterns and custom layouts. Emelie Ek collaborates among others with Designtorget, Klippan Yllefabrik,  Frösö Handtryck, Arvidssons.
Today she has made housepattern collections of Uppsala, Gothenburg and Stockholm . For all the housepatterns please have a look at Emelie Ek design .Her designs can be found on everything from fabrics to blankets, pillows, trays, mugs, binders, boxes, bags and towels. Emelie Ek designs products can be found at NK, Ilums Bolighus, Cervera among others.

I Love Design

I Love Design started its cooperation with Citronelles in 2014 by launching FIKA series consisting of trays, mugs and  textiles. With a focus on color and form create I Love Design inspirational and creative products.

I LOVE DESIGN is based in London by Caroline Silfverling, and she will soon celebrate 18 years as an international designer and designer. Caroline's collections have over the years received considerable attention in the press, both in Sweden and abroad.

Caroline strives to create functional products that inspire a happier life. Her signature is pure but playful, with roots in Scandinavian design.

Caroline  produces unique wallpaper, fabric and porcelain collections has sold by e.g  Liberty's London. Today you will find in Love Designs products at eg NK, Illums Bolighus, Cervera and others. There are lots of lovely products to choose from: posters, canvas prints, fine art prints, trays, cups, towels. All with the a simple and fun designs such as FIKA, Drink collections such as Beer, Champagne etc. During 2015 she launched a Dalahorse collection that has become her signuture product in the souvinr department. 

14 years ago we went to London where Caroline lives with her husband Christopher and their 3 children. Color and shape are a must in her life. ? As a designer looking constantly for new inspiration and new ideas. It's about creating smart things that inspire and bring out a sense of the viewer who stays for a while, as a luxury chocolate.

Sofie Form

Sofie Form started its cooperation with Citronelles during 2015.

Nature is my greatest source of inspiration and I like the idea that the beauty is in the small. With the camera on the shoulder, I go out on the doorstep and prisoners, for me, completely fascinating stuff! It can be mountains of a cone, arranged in rows or just unfolded interesting hepatica. It's so incredibly beautiful!
More sources of inspiration for me is Swedish folk art, traditions and older types of coloring. Many times woven impressions together for me when I create my designs. A sketch depicting plants in the forest, I can choose, for example to color the colors used on murals in rustic period.

By using old and new techniques and sometimes make things a little on the way, I want to create something that feels a little new and a bit of his own.

The materials that my designs are printed on feel free connect with nature. Flax and wool are two of my favorites! Sometimes when I want to create something that feels a little more unpredictable, a little different, I might be tempted to mix them with other, more colorful materials. It can create an interesting clash which further increases the expression of the product. Sofie Form is also a wellknown pattern designer and works today with Boel & Jan. 

Kristin Erseus Design

Kerstin Design started its cooperation with Citronelles 2015.

Kristin Erséus was born in 1983 in Gothenburg. Already at a very early age drew Kristin expressive and detailed, both people and scenery. It was the best she knew; to create with his hands. Besides drawing and painting as she sewed, however, clothing and stuffed toys with embroidered eyes, noses and mouths. Before she started an educational program in high school, she had decided to become a designer. A goal that pushed her way

In 2010 she took her degree in design at HDK (School of Design and Art-crafts) and began directly to work actively in the company as a designer and entrepreneur.

As a designer Kristin responsive to trends, customers, markets and needs. She works passionately and lovingly from the heart. Her first collection for Citronelles is New York as trays and pillows and mugs. 

Tina Backman Designstudio
It all started in Iceland, when I lived and worked at a farm which was situated quite remote and far away from the city. I have never felt so inspired and happy to wake up in the morning as I did here. Surrounded by nature and a stunning and breathtaking landscape, Iceland still has a big place in my heart. It was during my stay here I decided I wanted to follow my dream and study Arts and Design in London. After four years I graduated with a Bachelors degree and moved to Stockholm to study Graphic design and Illustration at Konstfack University (Masters Degree).

Since then I have worked with a variety of clients both in Sweden and abroad, mainly in Japan. My illustrations and surface patterns for products and fabrics are mostly designed for the home decor market but I also do editorial work. I am so proud to have trays, textiles, blankets and notebooks I´ve designed, stored at retailers such as Liberty, John Lewis in London and NK in Stockholm and many other beautiful stores around the world. I also had the pleasure to design textiles and blankets for IKEA and Klippan Yllefabrik, such fun! My surface patterns have also been printed onto scarves, handbags, umbrellas, kids clothes and much more, due to great collaborations with clients in Japan. For this I am so grateful and happy!