McCann Spain and IKEA get sentimental for the holidays with longform online spot “The Other Letter.” The ad opens with a provocative question: “Why do we insist on not getting our children the things they really want for Christmas?”Show More Summary
A savvy shopper getting his in a Moscow-area Ikea. Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images With the value of the ruble falling, many Russians have tried to protect their savings by investing them in new Ikea kitchens. The demand has been...
For many employees, holiday gifts from the boss mean tchotchkes like coffee mugs or calendars. Not at Ikea. One year, the Swedish retailer gave all of its U.S. employees a bicycle. Another year, it gave them a tablet computer. And this year, after surveying workers about what they'd like to receive, the flat-pack furniture seller gave all 14,000 of its […]
IKEA EKBY RISET Bracket for sloping walls • $5 • IKEA Here's a $2 solution for on-the-wall shelving for unusual spaces where your walls may not be 90 degrees perpendicular to the floor (e.g. attic home offices). These IKEA EKBY RISET...Show More Summary
While Ikea furniture is stylish and the prices on point, the designs can often look generic... until they're hacked! Using the blank slate of Ikea's most popular pieces, here are 11 DIYs that transform the simple into the stylish. Whether...Show More Summary
IKEA recently expanded from selling solar panels produced by Hanergy in the UK and the Netherlands to a partnership with Hanergy in Switzerland. The residential solar panel offering launched in Spreitenbach, Switzerland earlier this month. Show More Summary
By Joyce Lee and Kahyun Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - Iconic Swedish furniture retailer IKEA built its biggest store in the world to serve South Korea's shrinking households, targeting millions of people living alone with Korea-only items like super-sized single beds and in-store kimchi rice. Show More Summary
I found these Christmas coasters at IKEA to simply use as what they were intended for. But after opening them up and seeing the cool vintage images, I had to glam them up with glitter! Now they are this year’s ornaments for our... Continue Reading ? The post Vintage Coasters Turned Glitter Ornaments appeared first on Make and Takes.
If you're looking to decorate your home with some Ikea basics — stop right now. Matching furniture and solid paints wall colors are apparently "soon-to-be forgotten" interior decorating fads, according to the interior design expertsShow More Summary
My skin gets really dry in winter. As in, I'll peel off my black yoga pants and there will be a snow-like dusting of skin flakes lining the inside. Not a cute situation, but also not a comfortable one—skin that dry gets itchy. Keep-you-up-at-night itchy. Show More Summary
The cinema teamed up with the Swedish furniture chain in order to attract a new audience. The cinema's marketing director, Nikita Yakovlev, emphasized the difference between the way we watch movies at home versus at the cinema. He hoped this project would
Holiday travel is exhausting. IKEA set up a temporary showroom at Beijing Airport's Terminal 3 to let passengers catch some zzz's between flights. The area includes two bedrooms, two living rooms and a children’s room, perfect for an airport that's infamous for delays. READ MORE »
Chinese shoppers have long enjoyed sleeping in IKEA’s stores. So the Swedish furniture giant is giving them a new place to rest their heads: Terminal Three, Beijing International Airport.
Tennessee is getting its first IKEA. The furniture giant announced plans for a Memphis-area store on Twitter today. The 269,000 square-foot location could open as soon as fall 2016. READ MORE »
If you mixed one part of Ikea's free paper measuring tapes with one part masking tape you'd end up with this roll of Measure-It! adhesive ruler that appears to make it almost impossible to mis-measure and cut or drill in the wrong spot. Read more...
With 2015 around the corner, it's time to look back at this year's notable headlines. 10. Little Scofflaws The Little Free Library movement ran afoul of local ordinances in several locations this year. 9. IKEA Catalogue Amidst the hoopla over 3D printers, many of us got a chuckle out of this tongue-in-cheek parody. 8. Show More Summary
Yo, grinches. I challenge you not to tear up, just a little, as you watch "The Other Letter," a holiday video from Ikea created by McCann Spain. Young children are asked to write two letters saying what they want for Christmas. The first...Show More Summary
If you were in Moscow last week, you could enjoy the latest releases all snuggled up: IKEA replaced the stadium seating at a new movie theater with bedroom sets for an ad campaign. Sadly, yesterday was the last day, and the theater is returning to normal. READ MORE »