Being visionary and open, reflecting about the human mind, experimenting with new materials, different colours and seeing product development in a new light. All are central components in the creative process behind GÅTFULL, a new series of forthcoming products from IKEA in collaboration with the creative collective, Saint Heron.
How do drones pinned like an insect collection and lighting in a sculptural context fit into the context of IKEA Art Event? Well, they are both examples of ideas brought to the table when IKEA explores the sweet spot between art and functional objects together with artists and designers from around the world.
Seven years ago, Abeer Almnajed and her family fled the war in Syria. Their beautiful house with the large terrace had been destroyed along with Abeer’s business – the beauty salon on the ground floor. The work as a seamstress in Amman gives hope for a better future and reminds Abeer of the career she left behind.