On this year’s Eid al-Fitr, why don’t you bring a different touch to the dining room? A refreshed dining room will make the family feast tradition even more special. Take a look at our ideas for a dining room that doubles as a great conversation starter.
After a month of sacrifice, Eid al-Fitr is a time of abundance – and not just about abundant food. After spending some time to prepare a lot of dishes to family members, save yourself some time to set the table with a simple yet stylish setting.
Gather for food, stay for the stories. Dining table become a hot spot during Eid al-Fitr. For this special occasion, let’s try to set the dining table in white to create an elegant atmosphere in your festive feast.
The holy month of Ramadan is almost coming to an end. Make every minute count and start preparing for the Eid al-Fitr family feast. Use a range of kitchen gadgets to make big-batch cooking easier – and more time to serve the dishes before the guests come over.
We understand that a great holiday needs special preparations – especially preparing the special dishes for the whole family. With a new kitchen, you can cook to your heart’s content and save more time to be together with your family.
Prepare Eid al-Fitr feast can be much easier with a few smart tricks. See how it works...
Get your living room ready for hosting during Eid al-Fitr. Bring the cosiness, hide the clutter and serve some sweet treats.
Sometimes the chatter moment during Eid al-Fitr can be boring for kids. Why not transform your living room into their playground, so while adults are having conversation, children can do some fun activities too.
Make sure your home ready for welcoming family and friend during Eid al-Fitr, especially when they decide to stay the night. There’s no extra room for your guests? Why not change your living room into a temporary bedroom by night.
We all sleep differently, that’s why our ergonomic pillows come in many shapes and sizes to provide you a better sleep experience. Whether you are a back sleeper, side sleeper or something in between, there’s an ergonomic pillow that supports your body – on back, side or stomach – and gives quality-sleep. Meet the collection and see how they help people sleep better.
When you move into a shared space how do you feel like you belong? Or that it's a place to call home? Inspired by the rise in communal living, interior designer Hans Blomquist created a home for three individuals that balances the openness of group living with privacy.
Choosing life in a small space doesn't mean choosing a small life! Challenged to create a home for a retiree who downsized to a studio apartment, interior designer Hans Blomquist mixed comfort and smat storage for a home free of clutter and room to live big.
Hit the refresh button on your morning routine and set yourself up for a better day. From the way you organise inside your drawers to switching to an alarm clock, the ideas we saw in this family home make mornings easier.
Don't let a lack of outdoor space stop you from getting closer to nature. An urban botanist gives us her best tips for refreshing your apartment with plants.
How do you balance hobbies, relaxation and pets in a compact space? A work-at-home laser cutter and plant obsessive shows us how she turned a small apartment into an urban oasis.
“When your family grows, but your home doesn’t, flexible solutions, and smart organisation can help meet your individual needs while still sharing space,” says Emilia Ljungberg, interior designer at IKEA, who created this model home, customised to work harder for a typical growing family.
Living spaces may be shrinking, but there’s always room for creativity. Try these tips and tricks from a tiny apartment dweller and see how you could optimise the space you have.
It’s official – this is the smallest home we’ve ever visited! Step inside and see what it takes to live well in a micro apartment in the middle of the city.
If you’re lucky enough to have outdoor space or an allotment, growing your own produce will help kids to learn lots of new skills, and lower your impact on the environment. Here’s how to get little ones involved…
How do you make your mark on a space if you don’t plan on sticking around for long? Instead of painting or drilling holes in the walls, get inspired by this quick-fix DIY idea and decorate with artificial flowers.
This autumn, create a personal and optimistic mood with unexpected and exaggerated colour combination and materials. Make small but bold updates to refresh your home for the darker months ahead.
Moving can seem fun and exciting, but creating a home that feels truly yours can be a challenge. Especially in a temporary place with strict rules. See how you can turn a space into a home – even if you can’t paint or drill.
Getting things done at home can be a challenge, especially when you don’t have a fixed spot for it. Here are three unexpected solutions for creative activities (or more ordinary tasks) that take up space only when you need them.
Having a walk-in wardrobe doesn’t require a separate room. See how you can create one with all the functions and personality you need – that fits into your bedroom.
A good night’s sleep has a lot to do with how you prepare for it. Like taking the time to properly wind down and leave the day behind. Here we’ve collected tips on truly calming bedtime routines.
Waking up rested can be a challenge in a family with kids. We can’t make promises, but here are some ideas that just might increase the peace in your night-time home.
This season, stop putting up with the things that don't work for you! Make your bedroom a better place to wake up with bright colours and even brighter design ideas...
A bedroom is both a place to rest and start the day. For that reason, a wardrobe is an important piece of furniture to have in the bedroom. Besides being a home for all your clothes, there are other accessories that also need to be organised so they won’t clutter your bedroom. Find out how you can keep your wardrobe nice and tidy with our organising and storage solution.
Children’s room always related to busy and messy ambience. Keep their room neat and well-organised while helping them learn about tidying-up and responsibility with clever storage solutions. Step inside and look what kind of storage you can use.
Take a look at some of our PAX wardrobe inspiration for different situation, living space, and style. Whether you're living alone, newly wed, or living with children, let's see our PAX inspirations and create a wardrobe that suits your needs, style and space.
The living room is where it all happens. Entertaining, working, movie marathoning, you name it. And sometimes it shows. Tame the inevitable build-up of stuff with our smart organizing methods, and make your space as efficient as possible.
Take a first look a the latest IKEA catalogue, with new products to spark joy, smart solutions to make home life run smoother, and ideas based on needs uncovered in the IKEA Life at Home survey! Plus, we're all invited to join the sleep revolution and boost our wellbeing.
Do you ever find out your vegetables, fruits or other foods in fridge are not fresh anymore? With these simple ideas and right storages, see how to keep your foods fresh for longer.
Short on space, but big on nature? A plant expert and blogger shares her step-by-step guide for creating a forest-inspired table-top plant display.
Everyone needs living space that keeps up with their lifestyle, and when you’re short on room, your furniture needs to work even harder. See how interior designer Frida Roos used flexible storage, textiles and clever lighting to create a smart, airy space.
This autumn, IKEA releases SYMFONISK, a new range of smart speakers designed with sound specialists Sonos. Unveiled at this year’s Milan Design Fair, it’s set to democratise sound!
It took three years to turn a Second World War dancehall into a welcoming family home. Today, jazz music drifts from the window, signalling another afternoon spent together in relaxed comfort. Step inside…
Growing plants is a joy in itself. If they’re edible, even better. Then you literally save the best part for last. See how you can harvest, enjoy and share your home-grown food.
Sometimes staying home and indoors is the only option. Use your living room for a five-game contest that keeps everyone – family, friends or kids party – busy and happy.
In many homes a bed is a central piece of furniture not just at night, but round the clock. When space is limited, it’s especially valuable to put your bed to use throughout the day.
Beating the summer heat is easy with these clever, low-tech ideas. (Without the help of electrically run air conditioning.)
Everyone has their favourite positions – and needs – when sleeping. We selected a few common styles and playfully let them inspire one bedroom each.
Surrounded by lovely, unusual collections, handmade furniture and flea market finds live Sara, Patrik and Ragnar. Sara loves collecting everyday objects and creating compositions from them. Their home is far from perfect - but that's the whole idea. Step inside...
The IKEA SAMMANHANG We Love Home book is full of inspiration for transforming your home into a beautiful space. Textiles are an easy - and often sustainable - way to create change. From refreshing your bedroom with soft bedlinen to fabric DIYs, make time for textiles!
Creating still lifes and compositions is rewarding, fun and brings instant results to the feel of your home. How you do it is up to you! From big to small, colourful to graphic, ugly to cute - take your pick of inspiration from the IKEA SAMMANHANG We Love Home book...
How do you create a bathroom where you can switch off and recharge when space and budget are limited? An IKEA interior designer took on the challenge.
Since its opening in February, IKEA Greenwich in London has received an 'Outstanding' BREEAM certification - the highest award for sustainable construction. "The store takes sustainability to the next level, not just in its design and architecture, but also it was built with the local community in mind," says Helen Aylett, IKEA Greenwich store manager.
Want to make space for entertaining outdoors this summer? See how multitasking furniture and textiles have turned this raised deck into an outdoor living area that is perfect for spontaneous gatherings.
Even a small gathering can be a special occasion with a thoughtful table setting. Find out what you need to dress a table to impress this summer.
Whatever space you have to play with, planning your child’s room around the different things they want and need to do will make everything easier and more fun for them. Take inspiration from this shared room, designed to encourage imaginations and independence.
Create a relaxing environment where you can unwind before a good night’s sleep. Take inspiration from this bedroom that combines simplicity of style with smart organisation.
Planning your next summer cookout? KORVMOJ veggie hot dogs, full of plant-based goodness, are now available to buy in the Swedish Food Market. Take home a pack and try these tasty recipes.
In this industrial-style home, a family has learned how to make the space grow with them – not just in size, but emotionally too. Step inside and discover the ideas that make this feel-good space.
A new kind of public space is appearing in cities. Open and designed for sharing, these are places where everyone is welcome – a smart and inclusive response to the challenges of growing urbanisation…
The new TROLLBO light is designed to make a kid’s bedroom an inspiring space to grow and play. It’s also sustainable in more ways than one.
When space is limited, sharing a room can be a smart option. IKEA interior designer Sofie Lawlett took on the challenge to create a toddler’s ‘room’ in a parents’ bedroom.
The bathroom is a great place to start when it comes to living greener at home – with the whole family using it, small changes can soon add up to make a big difference. Start with simple additions like eco-friendly textiles and energy-saving technology.
Table settings are the perfect way to have fun with a colour trend without making permanent changes. Embrace this season’s inky blues with our top picks for table decor.
Darcel Disappoints, the witty alter-ego of designer Craig Redman, is the star of new IKEA collaboration, FÖRNYAD. With stationery, desks, stools, rugs and more it has everything you need to update your study.
From creating a space to spend some time in the sun to playing music and enjoying a mindful breakfast, make more of your mornings with these simple ideas to set you up for a better day.
This one-storey home makes it easy to feel connected to nature and each other. Take a look to see how this family space is designed for spending time together.
Let the sunshine in! Discover how the feeling and freedom of endless summer days shapes this family home, and those who live there.
The new Better World Starts At Home movement shows we all have the power to reduce our impact on the environment. Here are some simple ideas to get you started.
A handful of popcorn or dinner-like buffet, we all enjoy a good snack. See how to have a snack session prepared at all times – and still make a feast of it.
Studying at home can be a challenge. Especially when you’re many sharing the same space. See how you can create study stations that let you keep your focus, wherever it’s needed.
Try this simple yet beautiful table setting, styled with seasonal colours and flowers. Because summer isn’t a time to wait for an excuse… Make every day a special occasion!
You’re all set for school. Your desk is in place for the coming schoolwork. But don’t stop there. Make your homework a bit easier to handle by personalising the things around it.
Studies show that gardening and plants can have a range of positive effects on us. We wanted to know more on the subject, so we sat down for an interview with researcher Anna María Pálsdóttir.
Having plants around doesn’t just feel good. It can be downright healthy (keep reading to find out more). Here are some of our best ideas for a greener home.
Play is a great way for children to be creative and express themselves, as revealed by the latest IKEA Play Report. Make it easy for children to tap into their imagination and explore their personalities through fun activities.
Combine a sense of sleeping outdoors with the cosy comfort of being home. Take your glass-enclosed balcony to its full potential – and make it your bedroom for a night.
It’s a warm summer’s evening and everyone’s in the mood for staying outside. Take your plans for dinner and a movie, and make them alfresco! Here’s how…
One of the world’s biggest sporting events is upon us – the football World Cup. Take the chance to gather, watch and support your teams together. Or play a mini championship yourselves.
When your children is growing, their room also grows with them. To accommodate this, you can start with a personal touch on their desk for the school year. Take them to pick new desk accessories to support their new phase, and watch them grow in their personalised study space.
Holiday season will be over soon and it’s time for children to go back to piles of schoolwork. Let’s bring enthusiastic feeling about back-to-school moment by updating their study space.
IKEA has won many design awards over the years, and this year picks up seven Red Dot Awards for product design. The Red Dot Award is a sought-after accolade, given by an international jury to products with outstanding design. Meet the winning designs…
An assortment of sweet treats and cold drinks are the staple in the living room during the great holiday. This year, prepare something different for your guests to feast their eyes on. We have some ideas to style the living room so it will turn heads and become a great conversation starter.
Prepare for Eid al-Fitr feast sometimes can be very exhausting. But, with the right cookware, you can make it easier and faster. From delicious soup to fluffy sponge cake, let our durable and good quality cookware and bakeware give you a hand.
Are you a super structured student or do you go with the flow? Are you a night owl or an early bird? Do you spend your nights studying hard or partying hard? Whoever you are, we have loads of smart and affordable small-space solutions to turn your place into the home of your dreams.
Design using sustainably sourced, renewable natural materials is a trend for now - and the future. Three IKEA designers have created a trio of new pieces that bring the natural expression of classic rattan to life, with a modern twist.
In a special collaboration, IKEA has funded award-winning documentary maker Boris Bertram's latest project - 'The Human Shelter: An Expedition Into What Makes A Home'. Currently touring the international film circuit, watch the trailer and learn more...
Designed to build bridges not walls, a unique collaboration saw designers from five African countries and IKEA take a fresh perspective on creating. The result is ÖVERALLT, a new collection of furniture, tableware and textiles that encourage us to reach out and connect with each other.
An interior designer took on the challenge of creating a calm and stylish bedroom in a small space, balancing plenty of storage with a minimalist look.
See how an interior designer created a child's bedroom that would inspire imagination, with plenty of space for creative play thanks to clever organisation.
Living more consciously at home can be as simple as the materials you choose. Find out why wool makes a better choice - for the environment, your home and skilled rug weavers in India.
"You can have a positive climate impact in most aspects of your daily life," says Joanna Yarrow, head of sustainable and healthy living at IKEA. The new A Better World Starts at Home movement shows that together we all have the power to make a difference.
You don't need a dedicated guest room to be a great host. Get inspired by these tips to turn a living room into an inviting place to sleep when family and friends stay over.
It took care, a passion for traditional handicraft and years of patience to turn a dilapidated farmhouse in the countryside into this conscious, feel-good family home. Step inside...
On Sunday 12 May, why not get International Mother’s Day off to a good start with a relaxing breakfast in bed? Easy to prepare, these granola jars are perfect for enjoying alone or – better yet – together! Nina and her sons show us how.
There’s no right or wrong when it comes to space-planning, especially when a room has multiple jobs to do. From open clothes storage to a flexible home office, see how we helped make this bedroom work.
For this couple, it’s not about being minimalist in style. It’s about living with less. Discover how making small steps towards this lifestyle has created a happier space and mindset.
Storing bicycles can be a challenge, especially within the walls of your home. Here are some tips to make it all roll smooth.
A pop-up outdoor celebration with all guests dressed in white. This sums up the phenomenon “Dîner en blanc,” or dinner in white. See how you can do your own take, one festive dinner setting at a time.
Take a well-deserved break! See how you can find the real vacation feeling in no time. These tailored tips – from 2 hours down to 5 minutes – make you come back relaxed and happy.
Use plants and greenery to soften the lines between in and out. See how you can transform the look and feel of a room by inviting more of nature.
It’s a fascination. It’s a hobby. It’s a party theme. However you view the sky above us, it’s worth looking at again. Even better, share the experience – and arrange a cosy, out-of-the-ordinary gathering.
Gather family and friends for a film or children’s theatre – and move the whole thing outdoors. (It’s easy, any open space will do.) Suddenly an ordinary TV night is turned into something to remember.
Eid al-Fitr is about togetherness, perfect time to reconnect with family and friends. After fasting for a whole month, gathering and eating together with people we love can be such a nice reward. Eid al-Fitr celebration might be two months later, but why you don’t start preparing your home so you and all guests can enjoy the happiest and warmest gathering time ever.
Climate change, pollution, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, are several environment’s problems we’re facing nowadays. Earth Day is not just a celebration, it’s reminder for us to take care our Earth seriously. No need difficult steps, with everyday life as our starting point, we can make positive impact. Now, ask yourself with these questions and get to know how much you already done to save this planet.
Wake up to a new season, with fresh textiles in cheerful colours and soft cotton for a feel-good bedroom update.
Blue is this season’s coolest colour, bringing a breath of fresh air indoors. Combine this pick of favourite blue buys with natural materials for a feel-good new look.
Streamline your bathroom with the new HEMNES series. Co-created with customers living in small spaces. Take a look…
TÄNKVÄRD is a beautiful new range of textiles, glassware and furniture designed to celebrate craftsmanship and make you feel good. Made using natural, sustainably-sourced materials, these are pieces you’ll love for a long time. Read on to see what’s in store…
‘Appliances have moved on from being purely functional. In small, often unseen ways, they enhance daily life in the kitchen and have become a key consideration when we design our kitchens,’ says Anders Grafström, range communicator for kitchen & dining at IKEA.
By 2030, all materials used by IKEA will be renewable or recycled. Staking its claim in this sustainable movement is KNIXHULT, a family of handcrafted bamboo lamps, out this April. Follow their inspirational journey…
Sometimes we need to think smarter with small spaces to stay living in the city and make old buildings work for modern living. An interior designer used space-saving solutions to plan rooms that would suit a new family in an old house.
Step into an imaginative, inclusive home for a single parent and child. See how interior designers used resourceful DIY solutions for play, learning and togetherness in a small city home.
The best clothes storage is never one-size-fits-all. Whether it’s a complete wardrobe overhaul, or updating the solution you already have, take note from the PAX system in this student bedroom.
When you’re a teenager, there’s no space quite like your bedroom. Somewhere to express yourself, study, sleep and hang out. Discover this teen’s personal yet practical room…
The BILLY bookcase is a classic storage solution, but what if you want to personalise it? Read on and watch our how-to film to see how to give your shelves a fast, affordable makeover with fabric.
Make home a place of comfort where you can be yourself. For this family, home provides an everyday retreat where they can recharge their creative spark.
A small-space home can make it easier to slow down and spend more time together. Take a tour of this compact city apartment, where a family of three can feel connected to each other and to nature.
Nature can feel far away when you live in the city. Try these tips to make the most of your balcony – no matter how small – and create your own urban oasis.
Give someone green fingers! Or at least the sensation of being naturally good at gardening. See here how to prepare plant pods that will sprout like magic.
A wedding is the best of both worlds. Two people aiming for eternity, yet very much here and now. In our take, we connect timeless ideals with the colours and materials that tickle our fancy in spring of 2019.
Science suggests that gardening not just feels nice in general, but has real, positive psychological effects on us. We were inspired to test the theories in practice.
Make delicious new discoveries, save money and make your food last longer. We serve you our best tips on how to care for, use and reuse kitchen staples.
Make the most of your summer by bringing activities down to a minimum. Customise your balcony to suit your favourite pastime, enjoyed at an expressly relaxed pace.
Let the outdoors decorate your bedroom! Even small changes with plants and lighting can make a major difference. Just see how these easy fixes create a new mood and feel for the room.
Everyone has own preferences when discuss about ideal bathroom. Some people like bathroom with a luxury feel, but others prefer a simple and calm one. To more enjoy your “me time” before or after doing a dozen daily activities, you need a bathroom that really suit your need and personality. Whether a phlegmatic, melancholic, sanguine or choleric, let the most private area at your home tell who you really are.
Based on the struggle that parents often face in the bathroom, such as reluctant taking a bath and tooth brushing, bath toys on the floor, and many more frustrating behaviors, we want to help to solve these problems using the right products. Organising where children keep their things can make life a little bit easier for everyone, and parents have to start to teach their children to organise in a fun way from a very young age. Here’s how…
Having a bathroom in limited size will not be a problem if you can arrange it in creative way. Create a narrow bathroom that looks fun with the help of using bold colors and also pleasant patterns.
Bathroom is one of the busiest space at home, especially in the morning. That’s why we need an organised one to make sure our morning routine can run smoothly. But our bathroom is not only about that. With right furnishings, you can turn your washroom into a place to relax at weekend or when you need a little treatment in the end of tiring day.
Now is the time to fill a basket with food and drink, gather your favourite company and step outside. We created three easy-to-fix picnic kits with a summery feel.
Five fun and simple ideas for a greener spring (and you don’t need a garden).
When asked, 39% of us admitted that having a messy home irritates us once a week or more. Put an end to clutter! Reorganise and refresh with these clever ideas.
Introducing ANNANSTANS, created by designer Martin Bergström, IKEA and skilled artisans across the world. ‘It’s a true collaboration of strong statement pieces that really make a difference to people’s lives,’ says Martin.
Around the world, people are moving into recycled cargo containers to be near the city centre. A team of interior designers were set the challenge of transforming two identical 11-square-metre boxes into practical and personal homes.
Lighting can add a beautiful dimension to a room. Shop the new IKEA pendant lamps – big on craftsmanship, small on price!
Designer Kangan Arora is driven by a love of colour, geometry and visual storytelling. See how she’s bringing her passion for pattern to this season’s new textiles.
Encourage tweens and teens to express their own sense of style. We meet the designers of the new MÖJLIGHET range of textiles and accessories, with retro patterns and bold shapes.
This covered balcony is only two metres wide, but double-duty furniture, plants and personal touches make it a space to enjoy to the full.
How do you pull off a gathering in a super small apartment? When we visited Yvet and her friends, she showed us how having no space for a dining table gave her the idea for a picnic in bed…
Create an inspiring home office using whatever space you have. This garage was transformed into a colourful and creative workspace that’s a joy to spend time in. Here’s how…
The idea was to create a home that felt like a studio, planned to feel as open and spacious as possible. The result is a modern, relaxing apartment for a hard-working couple to come home to. Take a look.
Give your bedroom a boost for spring without redecorating. In this bedroom three simple additions made a big impact.
Step inside this family home in Australia to see how they use colour and organisation to create a home that feels fun and refreshing.
Treat someone close to an unexpected breakfast visit. Prepare the meal beforehand and take it to a friend or neighbour for a great start to the day.
We created solutions to help start the day for three very different personalities. This is for you who like to invite nature right into your bedroom.
We created bedroom solutions to help start the day for three very different personalities. This one is for you who seek a slow morning cocooned in soft comfort.
Clever ways to turn unused bedroom spaces into pockets of possibility.
We created bedroom solutions to help jumpstart the day for three very different personalities. This one is for you with a tight schedule and no room for surprises.
The right wardrobe is all about individual needs. These solutions are as functional as they are personal. Whether you go for structure, self-expression – or just to keep the different sides of you in check.
Let bold colours collide with unexpected patterns, throw in soft shapes and a playful mix of materials and stir it all together. Then put your own twist on what’s in trend right now.
Think outside (or, inside!) the box when it comes to making your KALLAX more personal. We tried out three different storage and display ideas with this 5x5 cubed unit…
If you rethink how and where you live, possibilities might open up to a home in the heart of the city. Step aboard a houseboat moored on the banks of the Thames.
By 2030, there will be 1.2 billion more of us, 70% of us will be living in cities, and one in three of us will be living communally.
Last year, IKEA and Tom Dixon launched DELAKTIG as a flexible 'platform for living'. Now say hello to DELAKTIG part 2 - a customisable bed frame. Personalise it your way and you'll never want to get out of bed!
Upgrade your bathroom without getting the power tools out, thanks to the new range of TISKEN suction accessories. And use the smart new RABBLA moisture-proof boxes to add extra storage when space is limited.
Throw a party! Summer may still be a few months off, but borrowing the mood brings it closer. Turn factors like limited space and fear of bad weather in your favour - and turn a corner of the city into a feast that everyone will remember.
Meet the collection that puts you in holiday mode just by looking at it. From bright beach towels, to graphic patterned picnicware, SOMMAR 2019 has everything you need - and it's in store now!
Living in a concrete jungle? Here are some simple plant ideas to give you and your city home a refreshing green boost.
The things that help us unwind and feel happy at home are a unique and personal mix. But can a home that shows off your personality also be ordered and calm? An interior designer shows us how.
Moving in together as newlywed is an exciting step. Make sharing space even more enjoyable with these smart organisation tips for the smallest room in your home.
Love is in the air! When February comes, we know is all about Valentine's celebrations. And how about you, have you find the right gift for your loved one?
A clear acrylic display box is like a mini museum for prized possessions. With these ideas, a display box can also help you relax a little, save money, treat yourself and relive memories.
Your bedroom is already your own little kingdom. Surround your bed with curtains to give it the majestic style and comfort to match.
Our idea of home is changing. Explore the shifts in society and tech shaping a new way of living where home goes beyond four walls.
Welcome in the new season by letting more light into your home and streamlining your storage. Meet the new GRÅTISTEL net curtains and NORDMELA chests of drawers.
With the city on her doorstep, 25m² is more than enough for freelance photographer Yvet to create a feel-good space to relax, work and entertain in.
For this Valentine’s Day, go for an early surprise in an unexpected place.
Seekers of an excuse for a festive get-together, this is for you. In early February, the Chinese calendar leaves the Year of the Dog and initiates the Year of the Pig. Here’s our take on the occasion.
Dreaming of having a new bedroom look? Start by adding some IKEA products to enhance your most private room at home. With just under Rp 2 million, you can enjoy your new sanctuary and unwind from all your hustle-bustle daily routines.
Chinese New Year celebrates old traditions and is enjoyed by Chinese people across the globe. The New Year arrives
and everyone enjoys a holiday with family and friends. The SOLGLIMTAR collection has everything for the occasion:
hanging decorations, tin with lids, chopsticks and place mats. Everything spiced up with fun patterns that represent
things you recognise - fish with brown sauce, sunflower seeds, peeled oranges and best of all – popping fireworks.
These tips make an 8 to 12 year-old’s bedroom feel safe and comfortable so they can play all day, all night, and all by themselves.
Studies show that colours affect our mood and mindset. We were inspired to put the theories into practice. We can’t promise better sleep – but we guarantee some colourful ideas for your bedroom.
Colour and light are constant factors in home furnishing. Wanting to know more on the subject led us to professor Thorbjörn Laike. We asked him for advice on how to apply science in an everyday context.
BILLY is more than storage, it’s a chance at self-expression that makes each bookcase as unique as its owner. As BILLY turns 40, celebrate with new colours and accessories.
We know by fact that the main reason for home furnishing purchases is “to refresh the home”. People “refresh” the home to make the home more practical, to decorate it, modify the look, decorate for holidays and seasons, because they were bored, or simply need a change.
Sleep in style! Here we show two completely different ways to spruce up your bedroom for spring – and what you need to create each look.
Create a cosy bedroom that is easy to share despite of the small size. Keep the room simple and functional that meet all the needs of both the parents and the child to have their own relaxing comfort zones. With the use of roomy storage underneath the bed to keep all the shared stuff organised.
Design a bedroom that gives your budding artist plenty of opportunities to let their imagination run free.
Curious to know what six global experts had to say when they unpicked the theme of the latest Life at Home report, ‘Life beyond four walls’? Find out here…
By combining ergonomic design with timeless style, the products in the new OMTÄNKSAM range – meaning ‘caring’ in Swedish – are made for everyone to enjoy. Learn more about this inclusive collection.
Did you know that one in three of us feels more at home in places other than the one we live in? For the latest Life at Home Report, IKEA spoke to 22,000 people around the world. Read on to find out more about life beyond four walls…
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.