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Life at home innovation since 1943

Since IKEA was founded, our passion for life at home has inspired us to tune in to the nuanced reality of how people actually live. With the ultimate goal of improving everyday life for the many people, we have worked to design home-furnishing solutions that accommodate – and support – their ever-evolving needs, habits, and desires.

Assembling a Better Future Together

Every year, the world's biggest design brands come together in Milan, Italy, to share - and as a forward-thinking global company, we made sure to be there for the 2023 edition.

Through our exhibition "Assembling the Future Together," we introduced visitors to two exciting new partnerships we're proud of, and opened an important conversation about what we can all do to contribute to a more sustainable future.

Design classics for tomorrow

Introducing the Nytillverkad Collection of historic icons, reimagined. Premiered in Milan and soon available at stores worldwide, this collection comprises carefully selected home furnishings from our archive, updated and refreshed in the colors and materials of today.

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IKEA Artist in Residence

Annie Leibovitz turns her lens to Life at Home.

Announced in January, renowned American photographer Annie Leibovitz is the first-ever Life at Home Artist in Residence. Throughout 2023, she will travel the world with her camera and step into the actual homes of real people, creating a photographic series that captures the reality of life at home today.

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Eight Decades of Iconic Product Design

Our respect for our customers has motivated us to innovate new solutions to the problems of the time. This journey has led us to develop some of our most beloved pieces of design, many of which have since become classics, and all of which embody our commitment to adapt to every era. Every single iconic IKEA product reflects our definition of Democratic Design, the concept underpinning all of our design, which is anchored by five pillars: Form, Function, Sustainability, Quality, and Low Price.

From humble origins to global brand – a brief history of IKEA

IKEA reaches millions of hearts and homes all over the world. And it all began in a small Swedish town in the 1940s, with an enterprising boy who hoped to be able to create a better life for people everywhere.

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