Hack Care – A DIY style book for dementia-friendly homes

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The title in itself is already something; however, this is not a product made by IKEA , but it comes inspired by the Swedish lifestyle IKE offers. Hack Care - A DIY stylebook for dementia-friendly homes has been designed by Singapore’s philanthropic foundation Lien. You will find creative modifications that help people living with dementia facilitate their every day in their homes. Styled …

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IKEA Japan launches a 10 pieces clothing and merchandising line

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After the famous incursion of the blue Balenciaga bag (2.000 USD) based on Ikeas's FRAKTA plastic shopper (0,99 USD), it was just a question of time; the Swedish home-furnishing giant would react. IKEA Japan launches 10 pieces of clothing and merchandising line The first-ever clothing and merchandising collection, which applies the official IKEA logo as its primary design, uses the same …

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Plant-version novelty at IKEA’s in-store restaurant: The meatball goes green

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Did you know that IKEA counts for one of the world’s largest restaurant chains? Surprising yet logic. You might have heard though that Ikea sells each year more than a billion meatballs at its in-store restaurants. Few things are as synonymous with IKEA as the Swedish meatballs. Committed to going greener as a brand in all areas and be "climate positive" by …

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How do IKEA, Vitra or Carl Hansen&Son use mood boards?

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This is probably the year I have spotted more mood boards at a trade show than at previous editions. What triggers me most is always how brands use mood boards. They can be introduced as inspiration panels to add some texture and attention to the room or, and that would be my recommendation, they are used in a more strategic …

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A Christmas 2016 Mood Board Session with IKEA

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I had never worked in April already on a Christmas 2016 mood board. Until now. But you make a little exception if you're asked to spend a couple of days with the creative team of IKEA Spain. I have been lucky enough to work with a very motivated group of visual merchandisers, carpenters, interior&graphic designers on two creative sessions where I showed …

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