IKEA (/aɪˈkiːə/; Swedish: [ɪˈkeːˈa]) is a multinational group of companies that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture (such as beds, chairs and desks), appliances and home accessories. As of January 2008, it is the world's largest furniture retailer. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by then-17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, who was listed as one of the world's richest people in 2013, the company's name is an acronym that consists of the initials of Ingvar Kamprad, Elmtaryd (the farm where he grew up)... Wikipedia

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  • Handmade production - the people behind NORDRANA

    Home-based work with skilled craftsmen is common in several parts of the world. It provides needed income to many families but it also presents challenges, such as securing fair working conditions. IKEA is working closely with its suppliers to improve working conditions for home-based workers. Our focus is to secure decent working conditions, a regular income and fair pay. The steps taken within t...

  • SOARÉ – empowering communities

    SOARÉ placemat is popular with our customers and loved by the people who make it too, because of the impact it has on their lives. It’s woven from water hyacinth that grows in the Mekong River in Vietnam. Harvesting, drying and weaving the plant are important to the people living along the river's bank. It keeps the waterway passable, it preserves handicraft tradition and it earns the weavers extr...

  • THE MAKING OF BOOKCASES

    Gyllensvaans is one of our first suppliers ever. This Swedish, family owned company delivered their first pieces of furniture to IKEA in 1952. Gyllensvaans started the production of the famous BILLY bookcases in 1978. They are now our largest supplier of BILLY.

  • THE MAKING OF DOPE DYED POLYESTER

    Together with our biggest textile supplier, Hilong in China, we transformed the textile dyeing industry by introducing a new fiber dyeing technique that cuts water consumption by 80%.

  • REUNITING MIGRANT WORKERS WITH THEIR FAMILIES

    In China, more than 200 million people set off from their hometown each year to work in another province – leaving their children to be raised by grandparents or on their own. IKEA cooperates with one of our biggest Chinese suppliers of paper pallets, to reunite migrant workers with their children.

  • CUTTING DOWN ASSEMBLY TIME

    Making the assembly process simpler is a long-term mission for IKEA. A small ribbed fitting makes assembly easier than ever – minimizing the use of tools. It took several years of teamwork on the factory floor to transform the idea behind this solution into a market-ready product.

  • AN ENGINEER WITH PASSION FOR WOOD

    In partnership with our Romanian supplier Aviva, IKEA developed a new material called “Engineered wood”. Engineered wood makes it possible for us to reduce wood consumption by more than 60%.

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  • Visit to an IKEA Group owned wind farm, Poland

    Steve Howard, IKEA Group CSO, and Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) visiting IKEA Group owned wind farm in Poland to see how IKEA Group supports the transition to clean, renewable energy.

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  • IKEA Ideas: Swedish toffee with peppermint pop

    Ever tried ‘knäck,’ the classic Swedish holiday treat? It’s melt-in-your mouth butterscotch goodness. Check out our minty remix with this Swedish toffee with peppermint pop recipe.

  • IKEA Ideas: Gingerbread cookies with zesty orange

    Swedish ‘pepparkakor’ or gingerbread cookies are holiday treats that date back centuries. Check out how we gave the spicy sweets a kick with our recipe for gingerbread cookies with zesty orange.

  • IKEA Ideas: Saffron knots with vanilla butter filling

    Saffron buns are classic Swedish holiday treats, especially on Saint Lucia, when we celebrate the year’s shortest day. Check out our twist on the classic ‘lussekatter’ recipe for saffron knots with vanilla butter filling.

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  • Visit to an IKEA Group owned wind farm, Poland

    Steve Howard, IKEA Group CSO, and Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer and Special Representative for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) visiting IKEA Group owned wind farm in Poland to see how IKEA Group supports the transition to clean, renewable energy.

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  • Dinner for Two – Light is Important

    You plan it to the last detail. You cook and time dinner to perfection. You set the table beautifully. But without the right lighting you can kiss goodbye to romance... Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good at...

  • Kitchen Nightmare – Light is Important

    Chop, chop... oops! The kitchen can be a dangerous place if you don't have the right lighting. If you do, it can be your favourite place. Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good atmosphere in your home. To see...

  • Sleep Tight – Light is Important

    Wake up with a grin – or with a groan. For good health, we all need proper sleep. So creating the ideal light in your bedroom can make every morning feel better… Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good atmospher...

  • The Big Game – Light is Important

    Goal! Or was it? You love the sunshine but you also love your team. So, sometimes, you need to block out the first one to enjoy the second.... Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good atmosphere in your home. T...

  • Stitched Up – Light is Important

    Knitting a sweater shouldn't cause a sweat. But without good, focussed light the result might look a little different to the pattern... Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good atmosphere in your home. To see m...

  • Looking Good? – Light is Important

    To put on your best face, you need the best lighting. In a murky bathroom, you might create a look that's stunning for all the wrong reasons... Light has a big effect on our moods and overall wellbeing. Too much or too little of it are equally frustrating. The IKEA roots are in Sweden, so we know how to work with light – and darkness – to create a beautiful, feel-good atmosphere in your home. ...

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  • IKEA - FULLVIKTIG

    The FULLVIKTIG collection was co-created by IKEA and artisans at the Doi Tung Development Project using traditional handicraft techniques and local raw materials. The collection includes hand woven textiles, hand-formed and finished pottery and handmade paper products.

  • “When Doi Tung started everything got better.”

    At IKEA, we’re proud to partner with social entrepreneurs who are creating sustainable livelihoods for artisans around the world. Hear more about Doi Tung, our social enterprise partners in Thailand. #IKEA #SocEnt #MadetoChange

  • “We started this project is because we share the common interest of helping the people.”

    At IKEA, we’re proud to partner with social entrepreneurs who are creating sustainable livelihoods for artisans around the world. Hear more about Doi Tung, our social enterprise partners in Thailand. #IKEA #SocEnt #MadetoChange

  • FULLVIKTIG - Handmade for social change

    The FULLVIKTIG collection was co-created by IKEA and artisans at the Doi Tung Development Project using traditional handicraft techniques and local raw materials. The collection includes hand woven textiles, hand-formed and finished pottery and handmade paper products. For nine years, IKEA and Doi Tung have worked together co-creating handmade products. FULLVIKTIG is our fifth collection and is a...

  • Energize your home with IKEA solar panels

    It's not only about saving money. By converting your rooftop into a power station you also contribute to a more sustainable world. We've made it simple for you.

  • Solar energy for a better planet

    Solar transforms the sun’s free energy into electricity. So why should we burn fossil fuels, produce nuclear waste when we can produce our own green clean energy right now? Energise your home with IKEA home solar system, we've made it simple for you.

  • Scandinavian design. Japanese designer. Iconic armchair.

    Designer of IKEA POÄNG armchair, Noboru Nakamura, talks about his beginnings as a designer, his first meetings with IKEA, and gives a few of his views on furniture design. See how the father of POÄNG sums up the past 40 years.

  • IKEA Ideas: The easy way to pickle vegetables

    Vegetables piling up in your pantry? Why not try pickling them! This recipe just uses 1 part vinegar, 2 parts white sugar and 3 parts water. Then boil it up and pour over your vegetables in a freshly washed sealable container. Done!

  • Home tour: Elisabetta’s modern apartment in Rome

    Step into Elisabetta’s open-plan home in Rome. High above the streets of Rome, she’s created a calming retreat for one. Video created in Elisabetta’s modern apartment in Rome. To see more ideas, visit: http://www.ikea.com

  • IKEA Ideas: How to make lacto-fermented kohlrabi with chilli and rhubarb

    Long name, easy to make. Try this fermented recipe that combines a deep kohlrabi flavour with a zing from rhubarb and chilli. Perfect for complementing barbecue dishes, as well as preserving your garden goodness.

  • Secrets of a stylist: How to make a cosy candle display

    Love cosy candle light? Check out our interior stylist Anna’s easy tips for how to make a candle display that sets the mood for everyday ambience or a sparkling special occasion.

  • IKEA Ideas: Swedish style fermented root veggies

    Got a taste for pickling and preserving foods? Come try this version that pairs swedes and beets with fresh lemon, leek and horseradish. The perfect addition to grilled fish! And a good way to preserve some summer flavours

  • IKEA 2017 Catalogue: Embrace the Unexpected

    This year’s catalogue encourages us all to let go of big expectations in the kitchen. It’s about throwing out the rules and recipes, embracing our imperfections, and getting rid of that voice in our head that tells us we “should” be doing things a certain way. Jazz musician Jonah Reider just happens to be that kind of cook, a kindred spirit who believes like we do in bringing fun, ease and confide...

  • IKEA 2017 Catalogue: Cook Like No One Is Watching

    The appeal of cooking for one is all about perception. You could see it as a tedious chore, something you simply have to do. Or you could see the possibilities – because when you’re one, you can literally do whatever you want. Stay in your pyjamas. Sing a cheesy rock anthem in your loudest voice. And cook with gusto, even if things end up on the floor. It’s about customising a kitchen just for you...

  • IKEA 2017 Catalogue: A Kitchen That Moves with You

    Compared to just a few decades ago, people live a much more fluid life today. The kitchen is not just a place to prepare food in. It can be an office, a study or where you service your bike. Our challenge as a furniture company is to develop products with many talents. Like kitchen tables that can double as a work surface or sofas that you can sleep in in or storage that can be used for pretty muc...

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