Ranging from home textiles to tableware, the London-based designer’s collaboration with the multinational furniture retailer boasts a vibrant range of bedding, rugs, soft furnishings, dinnerware, trays and napkins In 2017, we conducted an interview with then 25-year-old Akanksha Sharma who was in the news for being appointed as the youngest designer at the IKEA headquarters in Sweden. Read More →

According to Stephanie Chan at The Hollywood Reporter, Ikea is going to be launching its own scents: Affordable-furniture giant Ikea is partnering with fellow Swede Byredo, the fragrance house founded by ex-professional basketball player Ben Gorham in Stockholm in 2006, whose scents are sold at Barneys New York and other upscale retailers. The fragrance collaboration is intended Read More →

Ikea’s legendary blue shopper bag has been the source of inspiration for many trend-setters over the years, with anyone who can get their hands on one putting their own twist on the tote. Following Balenciaga’s sickeningly overpriced “IKEA-inspired” tote bag, everyone has been jumping on the style hype of the 40p carrier from the Dutch retailer. The appeal of Read More →