So, the introductions are over! Now everyone has the chance to take a closer look at the outcome of the collaborations just presented on stage – most expected in stores next year. In the exhibit upstairs, visitors gather around the different collections to get to touch and feel the products as well as meeting the designers.
It’s Democratic Design Days, and a great day for travelling into space – or at least for a handful of IKEA designers to be locked up in a spacecraft-like environment in Utah and then to share their experience via link with us in Älmhult. Going way back, the notion of space has always been an interesting topic for IKEA. What does comfort mean for compact living? How do we feel in small spaces? This year IKEA is digging a bit deeper..