It might seem like a Herculean task for us as individuals to change an energy grid from running on coal or stop the continuous use of fossil-based fuels. But we all can take small steps. Do you know a small tweak in the food we eat can help us and our environment stay healthy and sustainable? With the new food commitments, IKEA intends to do just that and bring more offerings to customers that are nutritious and tasty as always.
By teaming up with the founders of Amazon Robotics, IKEA wants to look into how tech incubated in show-business can transform IKEA’s supply chain. We talked to Olof and Raffaello to find out how the technology behind drone performances in Metallica and Celine Dion concerts can be used to improve accuracy in warehouses and stores.
Clean air is a precondition for a healthy life. But frying an egg without an exhaust hood, lighting your fireplace or even cleaning your home with strong chemicals might contribute to making your indoor air just as bad as the air on the busy street outside your window. With FÖRNUFTIG, IKEA wants to offer an affordable solution for clean air.
Rural India was severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of the artisans at the social entrepreneur Rangsutra worried about losing their income. We talked to Sita and Sumita about how they managed to find new ways to continue their operations after the lock-down, and the work with HERVOR and HALLVI handmade pillowcases.
When Friso left the countryside for a 22 square meter apartment in Amsterdam, creating solutions for a limited space became almost like a sport. Today he lives in the middle of a Swedish forest, and the spruce trees around him have inspired the trees in this year’s winter collection that will literally take up zero floor space.
One of them was into building cities as a kid and couldn’t wait to get home after a family vacation to build what he had seen. For the other, LEGO play was a weekend activity with his big brother and friends. We talked to the designers Rasmus and Andreas about the IKEA and LEGO® “playdate” and designing BYGGLEK.