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Film telling the story of the IKEA ODGER chair, made of renewable wood and recycled plastics, showing its journey from sketches to ready chair.

Innovative design

The ODGER chair is made to stand out, pairing great design and comfort with sustainable innovation – without hiding its origin. The material’s mix of renewable wood and recycled plastics is allowed to make its characteristic mark on the smooth surface. ODGER was anything but easy to develop, but may be the most straightforward chair we’ve ever made – with the assembly just a couple of clicks away.

Learn more about Innovative design

The new IKEA SLÄKT range consists of flexible furniture for kids aged 8 and up. Here we see the bed with three storage modules underneath.

Furniture for change

Our work with the new SLÄKT range, furniture designed for kids aged 8 and up, started out with a global survey into what children 8 to 12 years old really want from their space. The answer proved to be nearly the same all over the world; they want a place to relax and retreat where they can hang out with friends and still be close to their parents. With this as our starting point, we developed a range we think kids will love. It’s perfect for storing stuff and chilling out – and it’s super easy to change around.

Learn more about why life at home is the starting point for everything we do

Being a large business comes with large responsibilities. That’s why we try to use renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible.

Materials that make a difference

Being a large business comes with large responsibilities, to the planet and to all of us who share it. So even if we aim to keep our prices low, we don’t do it at any cost. High quality for us is in part about choosing materials responsibly, and striving to use renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible. By working with others and challenging ourselves, our goal is to secure long-term access to sustainable raw materials and change the way the whole industry works.

Learn more about Choosing materials


All the hand-made rugs in our range are made by skilled craftsmen in regulated weaving centers, in order to secure decent working conditions. The most recent additions are KRÖNGE and NÖDEBO.

Weaving a better future

Today there are a number of hand-made rugs in the IKEA range. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials, and they all share the uniqueness and high quality that come from great craftmanship. Above all, the rugs are made in regulated weaving centers, established by IKEA and our suppliers in India and Bangladesh, as a way to secure decent working conditions and fair pay. The most recent additions to our hand-made rugs range are KRÖNGE and NÖDEBO.

Learn more about Enabling social change

 A well-dressed man standing in front of a mirror in a light bedroom, carrying a FRAKTA bag on his shoulder like a statement piece.

The blue bag – the most hardworking bag in the world

30 years after its release, we think it’s about time we honour what might be the most hardworking bag in the world. It’s been talked about, made into dog-ponchos, used as a fashion accessory and for exercising – and we think that’s great. But the truth is, this plain piece of plastic has an even bigger meaning than that. It summarises everything we believe in: that design, function, and quality shouldn’t be just for a few.


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The IKEA Concept

At the heart of the IKEA concept is our vision - to create a better everyday life for the many people.
RIGGAD work lamp with wireless charging

Democratic Design

We feel good design combines form, function, quality, sustainability at a low price. We call it “Democratic Design” - we believe good home furnishing is for everyone.

Democratic Design

We believe in choosing materials responsibly, and we aim for renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible.

Choosing materials

We believe in choosing materials responsibly, and we aim for renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible.

Choosing materials

A woman and a child playing happily in a METOD kitchen.

About the IKEA Group

We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. The IKEA Group has 340 stores in 28 countries (as of August 31, 2016).
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Working at the IKEA Group

We believe that each and everyone has something unique to offer. So discover what it’s like to work at IKEA, and see our available jobs.
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People & Planet

Working for a positive impact on people and the planet is about supporting a healthier and more sustainable life at home, using energy and resources in a more sustainable way – and taking responsibility for people and communities.

People and planet
Two women inspecting an anthracite-coloured door front made from 100% recycled waste.

On the factory floor

We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere. Together with our suppliers, we always look for new and smarter ways of doing things. 
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Find out more about what’s going on at IKEA.

Latest News
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IKEA Highlights

IKEA Highlights are stories from all over the IKEA world, describing this year’s accomplishments.

IKEA Highlights