Get the luxury look with Ikea’s 2018 collection

Whoever said a luxurious interior look is expensive hasn't seen Ikea's new collection yet. This autumn and winter, Ikea is raising the bar with a few designs that exude glamour. Gold accent pieces and accessories, tropical prints, painterly florals, a peacock colour palette and rich and soft fabrics give the budget-friendly designs a luxurious feel. When paired with the right colour scheme and a few more expensive furniture pieces, I don't think anyone will even notice it's from Ikea. Want to … [Read more...]

IKEA 2017 catalog and collections revealed

IKEA 2017 collection

It's that time of the year again. The new IKEA catalogue is out. For a lot of us it kind of feels like Christmas morning as you get to unpack and enjoy all those new things. Between 16-23 August you can expect to find the lookbook on your doormat. It is in fact the world's largest publication with globally 211 million copies that appear in 48 countries in 32 languages. So, what's new? Different catalogue. The 2017 catalogue is different from other years. IKEA chose to make it more like a … [Read more...]

Sneak peek at IKEA’s autumn collection

IDEBO cable bag IKEA

In October IKEA launches its new collection and it's going to be a vibrant one. Popping colours, fun and new design products, and boldly patterned fabrics are just the tip of the iceberg. High design made affordable I can reveal that IKEA has also teamed up with three major design brands to bring us some cutting edge, affordable design: Tom Dixon, Piet Hein Eek, and Hay. Tom Dixon's designs for small spaces is however not expected until August 2017. The collaboration with Hay launches … [Read more...]

Decorating with Brazilian influences

IKEA summer 2016

This summer, home & garden decor is flirting with Brazilian patterns, colours and flavours. It's all about bright colours, playful patterns, rattan, lush palm plants and tropical patterned wallpapers. IKEA combines the best of both worlds, Swedish and Brazilian design,  in the limited collection TILLFÄLLE. Be inspired by the simplicity of Sweden and playfulness of Brazil. Even though the two countries recognize many similarities in design and architecture, this new design collection … [Read more...]

Glam up your Ikea cabinets with Superfront

I'm totally smitten with the designs by Superfront. The brand Superfront designs and makes fronts, handles, legs, and tops for the common Ikea cabinets. Think of a luxury looking door, a marble top, or a brass handle. In just a few simple steps you can transform your Ikea cabinet into a new and expensive looking design piece. The doors, handles, and tops are compatible with Pax wardrobes, the kitchen doors and drawer fronts with Metod and Faktum kitchens, and there are doors for Bestå sideboards … [Read more...]

IKEA 2016 catalog launch

Earlier this week I was invited to the IKEA 2016 catalog launch luncheon. This annual event for press and bloggers is always a treat because we get to see a preview of the new collection up close and personal while also sampling the newest IKEA food additions (e.g. this year they introduced frozen yoghurt, fruity water, and vegetarian balls). IKEA couldn't have picked a better place to launch their new catalog and collection: Pavilion PUUR in Amsterdam. The location evoked a remote Scandinavian … [Read more...]

Top 3 Picks of the Ikea 2015 collection

The new Ikea catalogue is out! I just love the day that it lands in my mailbox and I get to browse the latest trends and newest storage solutions. According to the design experts, bold prints, bright colours and chic combinations are the next big thing in 2015. We will also see folkloric and gypsy influences that are inherently characterized by colour- and pattern mixing. Yes, vivid colour combos are okay in 2015. I was excited to see that Ikea has incorporated the splash of colour in their new … [Read more...]