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Democratic design days

BY THERESE ÅKESSON

The signature IKEA Democratic design yellow and white diagonal stripes

IKEA believes good design combines form, function, quality, sustainability at a low price.
They call it Democratic Design.
Once a year they hold an event called the Democratic Design Days. This is where they drop the big news for the coming year, give sneak peeks of upcoming collections and products, and reveal future collaborations.
All great stuff. But what’s even better is that the whole world can join in.
Just click below and enjoy the show.

Marcus Engman, Design Manager, IKEA of Sweden, on stage at the 2017 Democratic Design Days.
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Your personal peek

Enjoy a walk-through of some of the products from the design collaborations on display at the event.

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New names. New ideas.

IKEA of Sweden is collaborating with a long list of exciting designers, both up-and-comers and established names.

Discover the design collaborations here

The signature IKEA Democratic design yellow and white diagonal stripes

More highlights

IKEA 2017 by numbers

Many companies, organisations and people – together – shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contribute to the big picture. Here is a selection of facts and figures that give a glimpse of the IKEA year that passed.

Good design that’s doing good

Better Shelter, a flat-pack temporary emergency refugee shelter project supported by IKEA Foundation, has been awarded ‘Beazley Design of the Year’ by London’s respected Design Museum. Read more here.

IKEA Highlights 2017

Discover all IKEA Highlights in one place.