Ikea is shuttering the Russian edition of Ikea Family Live, its popular online home and lifestyle magazine, for fear of violating the country’s anti-gay propaganda that criminalizes the production of images showing LGBT lifestyles in a positive light. While Ikea...
From silicon furniture to the death of storage, Marcus Engman of Ikea Sweden talks to us about the near-future of your home. There's a good chance that Magnus Engman is directly responsible for at least one piece of furniture in your house—and if you're a millennial, maybe all of it. Show More Summary
"When we do business, we observe the legislation of the countries where we work."
Swedish furniture company stops publication out of fears it breached ban with material deemed homosexual "propaganda".
Via the BBC: Ikea is to close down an online magazine in Russia over fears it could flout the country's law banning the promotion of gay values to minors. In a statement, the furniture giant said some articles in Ikea Family Live could be viewed in Russia as gay "propaganda". Show More Summary
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has informed the legislature assembly that the Maharashtra Govt. has signed a pact with Ikea regarding opening their exclusive outlets in the state. As per the statement issued, Ikea will open 2-3 outlets, with an investment of Rs 600 crore in the state. Show More Summary
It has only happened a few times before on Jeopardy. Yesterday’s Final Jeopardy category featured just one contestant. Speaking of Jeopardy—here is what it is like to be a clue writer on that show. There’s a reason for your IKEA over-shopping. Show More Summary
From Jared Leto's manbraid to Hillary Clinton's yoga routines, it seems like everyone and everything is on Twitter. IKEA started an account for its GRUNDTAL toilet paper holder as part of its "everyday heroes" campaign, promoting those workhorses at home that don't get the glory. READ MORE »
Screenshot via Youtube You never know where an Ikea ad will take you (to a field of flying t-shirts maybe), but in its latest creation, the flatpack retailer brings your attention deep within the home, to the "true everyday heroes"....
Decorating a small outdoor space presents many challenges. The furniture is often too big, too traditional, and too expensive. That's where your favorite affordable decor megastore comes in. Ikea has a surprisingly wide range of outdoor living solutions that are small, stylish, and refreshingly modern. Show More Summary
24-29 Mar IKEA have collaborated with twelve international street artists to create a limited edition series of 12 posters (70cm x 100cm) on sale for $14.99 apiece...
There's an in-depth profile in Fortune about IKEA's global expansion, and includes some interesting facts about the Swedish furniture giant. They employ anthropologists to make home visits to see how customers are really using their products. And those practically impossible to assemble ones? Staff call them "husband killers." READ MORE »
Charging up your Lumia smartphone will soon be a lot...
Just make sure you have the right kind of phone to connect to your VARV or NORDLI.
Forsman & Bodenfors launched a new anthem ad for IKEA celebrating “Everyday Heroes” around the house like clothes hangers and toilet brushes. “Here’s to them, the everyday heroes we all take for granted,” begins the voiceover as a clothes hanger swivels. Show More Summary
Sometimes the simplest hacks result in the most profound outcomes. That's certainly the case with this rustically elegant Ikea Latt table makeover featured on Jenn Menteer's blog, My Fabuless Life. Jenn transformed the $20 pinewood children's...Show More Summary
Young designers, get your portfolios ready. The IKEA Bauhaus summer program is accepting applicants through April 12. A week in August as well as a three-month residency are available to ponder how the Bauhaus Masters' homes of the 1920s work for life in modern times. READ MORE »
Cribs, strollers, toys and more baby gear have been recalled recently. From IKEA crib mattresses to Graco strollers, here are the latest products that have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Comission. Find out what you...Show More Summary
Aimee's twin toddlers had done a number on her dining set, but she was hesitant to shell out for something new while they still have an appetite for destruction. Inspired by kitchen counter DIYs, this IKEA table gets a tough new top: READ MORE »
It's been about five years since IKEA introduced the DUKTIG play kitchen which is plenty of time for customers to brainstorm ways to customize this Plain Jane into something with more personality and charm. All of the tweaks these parents made are doable for even diy beginners and, I think you'll agree, make these little playspaces even more special for their kids. READ MORE »