Interior designer Kristina Pospelova shows how to create a dedicated laundry station everyone can use, even when space is limited
Keeping your body active while you work boosts physical and mental wellbeing. The new IKEA range of ergonomic office furniture is made for home offices and professional workspaces and has been designed to support the body, making desk time healthier and happier!
In Hiromi’s small family home, great organisation goes a long way in creating relaxing surroundings. Her mantra is to ‘make sure every space is used and everything has a place’. See how she does it…
January is a great time to get organised at home, and even the smallest changes can have a big impact. From storage boxes to handmade baskets, it’s easy to tackle problem areas with these quick, budget-friendly solutions
The rise in flexible work practices means more of us are choosing to work from home, more often. If space is limited, consider turning a corner of the living room into a home office. Try these ideas to get the ideal work-life balance.
New textiles are an effective way to give your home a boost. See here how a few easy fixes can vitalise your living room, again and again. Even better, you can store next season’s look right in the furniture.
New IKEA project We Love Home explores what makes the space where we live a home – art, nature, colour and textiles all play a role. Jump start your January with this mood board and be inspired to use art to make home feel more like you!
In going for housing a child to teenager, a room faces a new set of needs, mood and interests. We created a space tailored to suit a young person bent on fashion.
When creating a home for each other and their children Nanoha and Minato, Hiromi and Shunsuke took a holistic approach – one that encourages a slower pace of life in the city, is organised for comfort and welcomes nature. Step inside…
Use open storage to put the clothes you love on show. With a custom-designed wall unit, it's easy to see what you have and find outfit inspiration.
Lighting chains are far too good to spend eleven months in a box. Use them year–round and watch them transform the mood of your home.
Better storage, zoned spaces and a couple of key furniture updates… That's all it took for interiors stylist Ashlyn Gibson to help performers Donald and Ben make over their busy live-work space into an ordered and inspiring creative hub. Here's how.
Colour-coding is a trusty way to keep things organised. Colours are also fun to play with. We combined the best of two worlds to hopefully bring order to your home – and a smile to your face.
Make a fresh start this new year, with resolutions that are easy to keep. When we visited Eva’s home, she showed us how small changes give her wellbeing a boost each day.
The magic of storytime starts with the authors, illustrators and product developers behind IKEA children’s books and toys, and ends wherever your little one’s imagination takes them.
Festive occasions tend to involve gathering a lot of people. But of course it doesn’t have to be that way. Sometimes all you want is to make the moment special just for you.
Per and Hannah live with their three children in a house, while grandpa lives in a small house in their garden. Look at this house design for extended family, where cosiness rules, childhood is celebrated, and young imaginations can run free.
There’s nothing like lighting candles to get the mood just right. Try these tips to help you create a feeling of calm and cosiness.
Greeting a guest can be done in many ways. Here are three living rooms that each have their special way – and style – to offer a heart-warming, welcoming atmosphere.
This season, why not take the stress out of hosting by getting everyone involved? A group of friends show us how they like to do it in their communal home.
Invite some gala feel into your home! Regardless if it’s to greet the new year or just for the fun of enhancing your everyday – here are some playfully glittering tips.
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Let's Celebrate with warm family dinner and also gifts! Here are gift wrapping ideas to create memorable Christmas presents – by making it part of your gift.
Why shouldn’t home be a playground? When you see it through your child’s eyes, you open up the possibility of fun for everyone. Jessica Bondesson from Children’s IKEA explains.
Build your children’s confidence in the kitchen with this fun, festive baking idea that lets them take charge – and enjoy the taste of their labour!
‘Velvet catches the light in a way that can make a flat surface come alive,’ says designer Ola Wihlborg. Here are some of the reasons to love velvet right now.
When your life is overloaded with family, friends and socialising, a quick break to recharge can be priceless. See how you can cease the moment and make it a time of rest.
Design your space to encourage togetherness and play. See how this family uses an open-plan layout, cosy textiles and colour to create a shareable space that suits all their needs.
Whether you’re sharing a bedroom with your little one through choice or necessity, these simple ideas can help create a space that is calm, functional, and easy to share.
Impromptu gathering at your place? Relax. Start with an open door, keep glasses topped up, and enjoy the spontaneity
Build the excitement the night before a celebration with a box full of all the essentials for a cosy sleepover. This new tradition has become a popular way to kick start the festivities and treat everyone to a special night in.
In these hi-tech times, the old-world simplicity of well made wooden toys can bring a child hours of pleasure. Take play off-line this festive season with the gift of some retro toys and games.
Celebrate 75 years of IKEA design with the newest GRATULERA capsule collection, featuring vintage favourites from the ’70s and ’80s.
The upcoming Mother’s day and Christmas is around the corner. Find the perfect ideas to spoil your loved ones with our choice of gifts. Metallic, velvets, and muted colors… They are making a big impact this season. Pick a piece that will fit easily into their collection!
Thanks to LEDs, lighting chains are more versatile than ever. Here are handy tips on how to make them a holiday hit in your home.
Di Tromsø, Norwegia, penduduk tidak melihat matahari selama dua bulan selama musim dingin. Namun mereka tampaknya tahu rahasia kebahagiaan. Cari tahu bagaimana Anda juga bisa melawan blues musim dingin.
Marrit and Jelmer have spent nearly four years renovating their house room by room. Along the way, they’ve had a daughter, Mia, and found new passions. For them, home is an ongoing journey – and one worth celebrating.
Three quick but impactful ideas that set the scene for a special occasion.
Florist Łukasz Marcinkowski shows us how to create three easy, naturally beautiful winter displays at home.
Why not make a talking point of your home with eclectic and light-hearted decorations? Take your pick from this edit of fanciful buys…
Take inspiration from this living room for smart design tips that let you show off your personality and make it easy to entertain guests – planned and unexpected!
Winter is always a good time to think about lighting and the feel-good difference it can make to life indoors. To get you inspired, here’s our pick of ideas from homes we’ve visited.
Let a mix of flexible furniture create a space that you can easily adapt as your family's needs change. Get inspired by this home imagined by Åsa Dyberg for the IKEA 2019 catalogue.
Every parent knows that gathering the family to a relaxed dinner with eye contact and conversation is easier said than done. Here’s an honest attempt to help you make it happen.
IKEA Foundation puts every child’s right to play at the heart of its Good Cause campaign, Let’s Play for Change. November 20 is Universal Children’s Day. See how partnering with six leading organisations is making a difference worldwide.
This winter, keep the dark at bay and create a homey feel with simple lighting solutions – from rechargeable bulbs to swapping your lampshades.
The annual IKEA soft toy drawing competition drew 87,000 entries from children around the world. A handful were picked to be made into toys for the limited-edition SAGOSKATT collection. On sale now, the full price of each toy sold is donated to children’s charities.
The details make your home. Here we’ve used the same room in two settings, letting small, easy changes create two completely different styles. See how you can do it, step by step.
Veganism now has a seat at the main table, with more and more of us switching to plant-based diets. This 1 November, the movement gets its own global day of celebration, aimed at showing the benefits for us and the planet. Try it for the day and see where it leads...
When you’ve unboxed your new buy, don’t bin the cardboard! With a little imagination, paint and fabric, you can turn it into a showstopping puppet theatre. Watch the video to see how easy it is!
‘Our style is a mix of eclecticism and urban features, with a bit of a Berlin feeling,’ says Radek of the 19th century apartment he shares with his partner, Łukasz. Step inside…
In the run up to the festive season, IKEA is putting play top of the agenda. Mercedes Gutierrez explains how the Let’s Play for Change campaign represents a long-term commitment to play.
For some of us, the holiday season is all about hosting big gatherings, for others it’s an opportunity to unwind alone. From cosy sheepskin cushions to twinkling LED lights, the new VINTER 2018 collection has a winter accessory to make your plans magical, whether they’re big or small.
When it comes to bringing the whole family together, there’s no better place to make it happen than the dining table. Keep everyone happy with their own activities, and just enjoy the company.
Join us as we transform a room from a bookworm haven during the day to a fantastic magical setting during the night.
The brief? Update a shared kids’ bedroom by adding smart and affordable storage solutions and imaginative ways to play. The result? Two very excited children!
It’s time to break the decorating rules – and break them in a bold way. Get inspired by four pattern-on-pattern textile looks – from florals through to tartan prints.
The beautiful new HAVSTA range is designed to take storage to the next level. It’s versatile enough to use in any space, plus you can mix and match the units. Here are 3 reasons to build your perfect solution.
For six years IKEA has been forming partnerships with skilled artisans through its social entrepreneur initiative to create limited-edition collections and much-needed jobs. VÄLGÖRANDE is a new, unique range available in select countries now.
Hannah Matthews and her partner Blaine are temporary residents, or property ‘guardians’, of an industrial building that’s also home to six other people. Step inside their pop-up apartment…
Get inspired by interior stylist Hans Blomquist’s maximalistic home imagined for a couple who loves to travel and show off their style through their unique finds.
If you suddenly find yourself with friends or family members who temporarily need to move into your small space, don’t worry. We’ve got some clever tips to make their stay a joy for all.
Play makes the world bigger for children and adults; it sparks infinite possibilities and contributes to a better everyday life at home. Lose yourself in play with the new LUSTIGT collection of toys and games.
Take a relaxed approach to hosting and get everyone together more often. With simple table decor, you’ll spend less time decorating and more time enjoying your guests’ company.
Downsizing or living in a tiny studio? Work your walls! Get inspired by IKEA interior designer Nina Parkeborn’s best tips on how to maximise a home that’s just 16 square metres.
Get a sense of the season’s trending interior styles and learn how to bring them into your home. Here we focus on materials & form – see Part I for more on textiles and patterns.
Bring your flower fields indoors, where you and your guests can appreciate its beauty anytime – no matter what season.
The new LIDHULT sofa series is the ultimate in comfort. It combines traditional style with modern flexibility. Designer Henrik Preutz tells us why it makes a great addition to any living room.
Live in a shared building? Make getting together with your neighbours easier by bringing life to unloved communal spaces. Hannah Matthews, who lives in a co-living collective, shows us how…
Break the home-furnishing rules and express your own identity with SJÄLVSTÄNDIG, a new limited collection designed to set your style free!
The start of each new season brings a welcomed opportunity to hit the reset button, giving your home a fresh look. Here’s Part I of our favourite trends for fall.
Whether you’re a kid – or a kid at heart – it’s easy to turn your living room into a place for lighthearted fun!
Embrace the Swedish tradition of ‘fika’ this winter and take time out to enjoy good company and great coffee!
Keep it simple to create a bedroom that reflects your personality and comforts you. Find inspiration for textiles and displays from this snug and personal bedroom.
Can a well-ordered kitchen still leave room for personality? Find inspiration from the hide-and-display ideas in this organised cooking space.
The way we work is evolving and becoming more flexible and, as a result, our office spaces need to as well. To develop workspaces that better support fluid, ever-changing work needs, IKEA is teaming up with award-winning industrial designer Stefan Diez.
Jurij and Konstancja renovated their derelict tenement apartment to create a flexible and functional home that complements their lifestyle. The key for this pair of interior designers? Good organisation.
The things we choose to put on display can say a lot about who we are and what we hold dear. Here’s how to create three shelving spaces that combine convenient storage and a unique sense of personality.
Everyone starts the day in their own unique way. So set yourself up for your own version of success with a bedroom that meets
your unique needs.
Moving to this attic apartment gave the owners more space. Rather than fill each inch, they took a minimal approach, furnishing around what they needed to live well and adding pieces with family history. Take a tour and see what you gain when you live with less…
Different activities call for different types of lighting, so make sure your space is designed to fit your unique needs. Here’s how to
light the way.
Need to work but struggling to focus? A personalised, well-ordered desk area can inspire you to start a project and complete it! Take a look at Dagmara’s workspace for ideas that balance focus and fun.
Tame living-room clutter by building your storage around the new-look BESTÅ system. Its modular design lets you plan a layout that’s perfect for your space, and the choice of doors and legs mean you can customise to your style. It’s the perfect make-it-yours solution!
Make space for you by turning your bedroom into somewhere to restore a sense of order and harmony.
We’ve got 3 fun ways to turn a swivel chair into the most versatile seat in the house.
Something unexpected is coming your way. Dreamed up by Per B Sundberg – an iconic Swedish artist known for his absurd humour – discover FÖREMÅL, a fun and surprising collection of decorative objects and gifts.
Downsizing or living in a tiny studio? Work your walls! Get inspired by IKEA interior designer Nina Parkeborn’s best tips on how to maximise a home that’s just 16 square metres.
Make the most of your small (or big) space with FLOTTEBO sofa!
It will quickly become the centre of all of your cherished activities... including sleeping and dreaming.
You don’t need to give up on style to create an inclusive home where your family can enjoy time together and still do their own thing. Get inspired by this modern space from the 2019 IKEA catalogue!
In this modern oasis, imagined by interior designers Nina Parkeborn and Pella Hedeby for the 2019 IKEA catalogue, the aim was to create a light and airy home where you can relax and recharge.
Bring comfort in this September. We’re welcoming in autumn with natural materials, soft textures and light colours.
Determined to combat the clutter? Need to restore order in a messy cabinet? Want to streamline daily routines? These ideas and storage heroes might just be the answer to your organising resolutions.
We’ve got the latest inspiration for fall. Interior designer Linda Åhman shows how easy it is to bring two trending styles into your home. Come on in...
When asked, 32% of us admitted to having things at home that we hide from others. Take pride in your stuff! Use the new SAMMANHANG range to organise and display the things you love.
How can you make best use of the earth’s resources in an urban collective? Get inspired by interior stylists Therese Ericsson and Kerstin Bohne’s clever use of space in the 2019 IKEA catalogue.
Kitchen islands are simply too good to use only in the kitchen. See how you can use it in other parts of your home – and make it useful in even more ways.
Focus on me-time this month with four picks that will help personalise, organise and bring comfort to your home. Treat yourself to natural textiles, space-smart storage, or on-trend brass detailed accessories.
When it comes to making your first flat feel like home, what choices would you make? Carolina works from home and planned her space around the things she likes and has to do.
Make your home a place for rest and renewal. Take inspiration from this house in the city where the owner has used colour and organisation to create a calm and nurturing space.
End of summer is an ideal time for wardrobe recycling. Decide what goes in a box until next year and what needs to be weeded out. And why not let old favourites find a new owner – who can give them the love they deserve?
British designer Aaron Probyn was inspired by retro Scandinavian interiors to create a new lighting series that combines beautiful, high-quality materials with clever functionality.
See how you and your family get a great start to your day –
giving you the extra time to reward yourself at the end of it.
Renowned Swedish designer and craftswoman Ingegerd Råman has created a new collection of candleholders and accessories. The idea behind them? Turning small moments at home into little celebrations.
The objects that mean the most to us may not automatically qualify to be put on display. Or maybe they do. We show how you can decorate your home with pieces from your life – just because you love them.
Begin your day in a calm and positive frame of mind with these simple self-care ideas. ‘Everyday rituals like yoga and baking help me to feel much more grounded and centred,’ says Eva.
See how you can keep your summer feelings warm all year round. We dedicated a living-room corner to celebrating the season.
Create a calming atmosphere with textiles in the season’s new pastel shades. Made with natural fibres, and using more sustainable production methods, they will add a feel-good factor to any home.
Here’s the story behind the biggest ‘open house’ ever…
Tap into summer’s relaxed mood and have some easy ideas at the ready so you can turn any get together into a party to remember.
Encourage development and self-confidence by making a child’s bedroom somewhere they can play and express themselves freely. Why not try these easy ideas from Hania’s cosy, colourful room?
Celebrate 75 years of IKEA design with GRATULERA, a new limited- edition collection of vintage favourites.
Can organising your home surroundings boost your wellbeing? Nestled beyond a flight of concrete stairs in a city-centre apartment block, lies Dagmara’s sanctuary where space zoning, storage and plants have been used to feel-good effect. Here’s how…
‘Often when we think about organising, we feel pressure to declutter or hide things out of sight,’ says IKEA interior designer Annette Ydholm. ‘But why not think outside “the box”? Organising what you love into feel-good displays can give you a happy boost.’
Get inspired by the season’s trending interior styles and learn how to bring them into your home. Here we focus on textures and patterns – see Part I for colours and materials.
Get a sense of the season’s trending interior styles and learn how to bring them into your home. Here we focus on colours and materials – see Part II for textures and patterns.