Eva Lilja Löwenhielm is a Design manager at IKEA of Sweden, where she leads the design agenda for the IKEA global product range.
IKEA of Sweden is part of IKEA Range & Supply with the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores and sales channels around the world with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products. The total range is almost 10,000 products.
With a degree from Beckmans College of Design/Product and Interior Design and a background within retail, interior, advertising and furniture business, Eva has been part of the Scandinavian design scene for almost two decades. Eva’s journey with IKEA started back in 1996 when she joined the company as part of her scholarship project. She has then continued working with IKEA as a freelance designer, designing both furniture and accessories, big sellers and icons. Eva joined IKEA as a Design manager in September 2019.
Eva leads the design agenda to ensure the IKEA identity in the products. Besides leading the team of in-house designers, Eva manages and develops the network of freelance designers and collaborations with design schools to enable IKEA to be in the forefront of design and creativity.