Many companies, organisations and people, together, shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contribute to the big picture. IKEA Highlights collects stories from different parts of the IKEA world to describe this year’s accomplishments, quirks and maybe even a few slips.
Many companies, organisations and people – together – shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contribute to the big picture. Here is a selection of facts and figures that give a glimpse of the IKEA year that passed.
Meet Hay Tar Gay, one of the children benefiting from the partnership between the IKEA Foundation and Handicap International.
We talk to Martin Nordin from IKEA Food, who turned his private passion for food into his profession. (Not to mention a flourishing Instagram account and a cook book.)
The IKEA range of smart lighting keeps getting smarter, giving people more and more options. Find out how it’s making life brighter and easier here.
For the past five years IKEA has published the Life at Home Report. This year they sought out people from around the world who are challenging ideas about the home. They call them “Home Pioneers”.
Thanks to co-workers and customers who supported the ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’ campaign, the IKEA Foundation was able to fund the world’s first solar farm in a refugee camp. Read more here.
Join the “IKEA Festival – Let’s Make Room For Life” from the 2017 Milan Furniture Fair - a 3500 m2 event nominated as one of the best 40 exhibitions.
See what happens when the IKEA Store of the Year Award winners from Wroclaw, Poland visit the very heart of IKEA - Älmhult, Sweden.
Each year journalists and collaborators from around the world are invited to join IKEA in Älmhult, Sweden, where they’re treated to exciting news and sneak previews of upcoming collections. Take a look here.
Better Shelter, a flat-pack temporary emergency refugee shelter project supported by IKEA Foundation, has been awarded ‘Beazley Design of the Year’ by London’s respected Design Museum. Read more here.
For refugees, getting to safety is just the beginning. Once there, they still have to build new life. Here, we report on two things IKEA is doing to help them take that next step.
Michael La Cour, Managing Director IKEA Food Services AB, tells us how IKEA is bringing it’s muscle to the table to support more sustainable, healthy eating.