IKEA is officially unveiling its 2015 IKEA U.S. catalog that is full of new products and awesome insights into how to make the home space the true heaven. This year’s edition titled “Where the Everyday Begins and Ends” focuses on two major rooms in the house—bedroom and bathroom, and explains how to organize these spaces most comfortably, helping reflect the style and personality of the homeowners.
IKEA, a recognized and much-loved expert in arranging home spaces across the globe, has released a report that sheds light on contemporary morning rituals. The new report, titled “Life at Home: A World Wakes Up,” provides a sneak peek into how people wake up, have breakfast, interact with family members, and many more, in eight big capitals across the globe—Shanghai, Moscow, Berlin, Stockholm, New York, Paris, London and Mumbai.
With the rise of technology and gamification trends in the modern consumer world, outdoor advertising is rapidly evolving from mere paper posters and billboards to multisensory pieces that are engaging, educational, entertaining and sustainable. This article offers a brief recap of some game-changing examples of how to harness the power of traditional on-the-wall ads by giving them a little tech and/or designer tweak. Below, there’s a list of wall and outdoor advertising, split into categories, depending on the approach applied.
For real homes, you need something more than interiors—you need this energy and beat that is brought by pets like dogs. The Animal Lovers League Shelter and the Save Our Street Dogs have teamed up with IKEA Singapore to roll out a new initiative, Home for Hope, that encourages consumers to adopt homeless canines from shelters.
IKEA has transformed a subway train in Japan into a party space, to add more sunshine to the boring commuting routine and seed the joy, embedded into the brand’s philosophy, across the commuters. The two-day event—a showroom on the rails—was rolled out to support the launch of a new IKEA outlet near Tokyo’s Tachikawa Station.
IKEA USA is rolling out a new project, “IKEA Home Tour,” that aims to share design tips and home furnishing expertise literally on the go. The furniture retailer forms a team of home design experts that will explain local customers how to create truly comfortable and efficient living spaces. IKEA Squad will undertake two makeovers side by side with the home owners, using the IKEA products.
LAUNCH, the coalition of technology supporters that includes such organizations as NIKE Inc., NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, is adding some Nordic-based new members such as IKEA, Novozymes, Kvadrat, Arla and a number of government institutions, to form LAUNCH Nordic. Since 2010, the coalition has spotted and supported “visionaries whose ideas, technologies or programs have the potential to create a better world.”