With the second release of NYTILLVERKAD, we celebrate the colourful and radical vibe of the late ‘70s and early ‘80s. Characterised by deep contrasting colours, striking patterns, and clean, simple shapes – this new selection encourages you to express yourself.
In the 1980s, IKEA faced an interesting challenge: to satisfy its loyal customers’ who were looking for comfort and elegance. Task was to fill the range with furniture and objects of high-class materials, in timeless design and, as IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad described, the need was of „the best of IKEA collection“. Let‘s see how it was fullfilled.
Say LACK and most people think of the original LACK square table. This side table is an IKEA classic that has come out in countless colours over the years. Even though it has gradually grown into a whole series of shelves, TV benches and table nests, let‘s have a stop here near the side table.
Life is messy, and we love it. Because there’s something deeply human about mess. People misplace things and “forget” to do the dishes. It’s almost as natural as us being good at helping you sort out your things and create a better, more harmonious home.
Creating a good table lamp at the best price on the market was a tricky task. However, IKEA designers managed to do it back in 2000 by starting the creative process from the price and finding a way to reduce costs by skipping the packaging and simplifying the logistics.
It would be strange if story of KLIPPAN sofa didn‘t start at home. It did at IKEA‘s product developer Lars Engman’s home where his six-year-old daughter and her friends managed to ruin few sofas by jumping on them. Then the designer got wondering whether it was possible to make a good, reasonably priced sofa, one that’s child-friendly – which basically means bounce-friendly – without hard edges and ideally with a removable cover.
The STENSUND kitchen is perfect if you want a touch of country living with framed fronts and grooved panels that create a warm, crafted look. It could work well in both traditional and modern kitchens.
The FRÖJERED fronts are made from bamboo – a sustainable, fast-growing and hard-wearing natural material. They give a warm, vibrant and modern feeling to your kitchen.
KUNGSBACKA anthracite doors have a modern feel and chamfers at the top and bottom which enhance the horizontal lines in your kitchen. It has a striking matt finish and slanted edges that give it a clean, streamlined look. The kitchen fronts are made from recycled wood and PET bottles, which reduces waste and gives the plastic an inspiring new use.
The KALLARP series comes in a dark red-brown high-gloss finish which suits everyone from the minimalist to the wild family with kids. The high-gloss foil creates a contemporary feel but also gives an easy-care finish, perfect for those with a busy kitchen.