Whenever Madeleine visits someone’s home and sees a chest of drawers she automatically checks to see if it is securely attached to the wall. If it isn’t, she is not afraid to point it out. Madeleine has worked with GLESVÄR for a year now and we talked to her about the limited edition chest of drawers with specially designed safety features and an industry wide issue.
39 million tons of rice straw is burned every year, in North India alone. Burning of harvest residue is a major contributor to air pollution and smog in megacities and IKEA is looking for ways to turn this habit around. We talked to Akanksha and Iina about FÖRÄNDRING, an optimistic collection made of a new rice straw-based material.