Contemporary design meets traditional craft
LOKALT collection is available for purchase in IKEA Tampines and online from 3 June 2021, while stocks last.
What happens when four young designers from Amman, Delhi and Bangkok meet local artisans and local traditions? – You get LOKALT, a vibrant collection of handmade items that are statement pieces as much as everyday objects. Also, each item helps to create jobs in regions where they’re most needed.
I take lots of pictures of pickups, and almost every time the driver stops and tells me the story of the design and how proud he is of the car.”
The designs by THINKK Studio have been challenging. But that means we’ve developed new techniques and new ways of working – and that we’ve developed our skills.”
Kiang AitaoCeramist Doi Tung DP, Thailand
I think the prints are really beautiful. Not only because they represent my neighbourhood, but because they make the final product simple and elegant – and unique.”
Anwar JaradatTeam member Al Karmeh Center, Amman