Late nights or really early mornings Nanette opens the windows to let the Copenhagen air into the apartment – before the morning traffic begins. She doesn’t drive a car anymore, but there are things she wishes she did better. Meet Nanette Weisdal, who went from finance and architecture to work for cleaner air.
A dent from a thumb or the mark of an index finger fits your grip perfectly when you hold the vase. Maybe you can feel a connection between yourself and the factory worker who shaped the vase. In the SJÄLVSTÄNDIG collection we are looking at how people can personalise their home. How can you turn something mass-produced to something unique?
Well, the answer is that they were both shot on a Hasselblad camera. In the collection NORRHASSEL in collaboration with Hasselblad and seven professional photographers, IKEA have explored the art of photography, resulting in a selection of pictures from the Hasselblad Masters Award extensive catalogue.
The first Sweden + Korea Young Design Week opened to the public last week in the Zaha Hadid designed Dongdaemun Plaza in Seoul, South Korea. Continents apart but close at heart, the exhibition illustrates that Korea and Sweden are united by the language of design. IKEA was proud to facilitate and support the event.
Sound is important in the home. Sound creates meaning and experiences, and it can enhance life at home instantly. Now IKEA is taking on sound in the home together with Sonos, and will explore how to make it even easier for people to play any song, anywhere in the home, without interrupting the flow of daily life. Enabling people to create the right atmosphere in their home with great design, music and sound.