IKEA releases a new phrasebook – for your plants

Swedish phrasebook

IKEA Australia is marking Plant Appreciation Day with the launch of Plantitudes, a free Swedish phrasebook designed to help Australians talk to their plants in a way that inspires growth. The book boasts 18 pages of foliage-loving phrases, using compostable and recyclable materials so that it can later be used for mulch. Studies show that […]

IKEA Australia just announced its first take back service to upcycle your old pieces

Ikea Tom Dixon UTS Delaktig couch 1

If IKEA isn’t doing awesome collaboration-after-collaboration with designers from all over the world, or giving students a creative leg-up, they’re usually kicking goals in other ways. And this June is no exception with the furniture retail giant announcing that it is introducing the first ‘take back’ furniture scheme for customers ever. What does that mean? […]

Design legend Tom Dixon has partnered with IKEA and Sydney’s UTS design students to make DELAKTIG

Ikea Tom Dixon UTS Delaktig house plants

Once IKEA start, they obviously can’t stop and it’s a great thing when you consider the vast – and awesome – range of stuff they keep pumping out with designer-after-designer. We’ve been through the rounds of Scandinavian designer collaborations so far, now moving on to things with slightly a different feel in the collection between […]

IKEA introduces a Los Angeles urban capsule collection inspired by cool with SPÄNST

IKEA SPANST desk

Available from 28 May, IKEA will introduce a new range of homewares that veritably dump tangible ‘betterness’ all over what you think is good home furniture and style, setting the threshold incredibly high. Yet, affordable. As the Swedish homewares giant gets set to launch a new range, SPÄNST, across the country, it’s almost time to start […]