Longing to buy something from the IKEA x Virgil Abloh collaboration? Great news! Now you have the chance to walk home with a limited edition rug from the collaboration. On September 29, IKEA and Virgil Abloh will open a pop-up shop in central Paris where a number of limited edition rugs will be sold. You don’t want to miss out on this!
When Hanna-Kaarina recently unpacked boxes in her new Helsinki apartment she found three imperfect ceramic vases – her very first. While working in architecture office in Japan she took the train to join weekend courses in pottery in the suburbs of Tokyo. One thing lead to another, and now she is a product designer at IKEA. Meet Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä.
Sewing services, bags made from used IKEA uniforms, and Romanian pastry. IKEA has partnerships with local social entrepreneurs in 13 countries, which means income and stability for people experiencing poverty and inequality. It is a growing business, says Business leader Vaishali Misra. “We have not even just scratched the surface.“