By Sara Caposiena
Posted in Art&Design
IKEA, the Swedish furniture giant, has collaborated with some of the most brilliant minds of our century, such as Virgil Abloh and Bea Åkerlund, reinventing best sellers with new fantasies and features, or designing completely new items.
The latest collaboration presented by IKEA is a riot of colors and patterns that exude happiness and light-heartedness, for a collection dedicated to students (but not only) and their creative homes.
In this launch, fashion and fun came together again thanks to Sarag Andelman, director of Colette, Parisian concept store, and Craig Redman, the creator of Darcel Disappoints, an eye-shaped cartoon that tells the ups and downs of living in a big city. Darcel is, in fact, the protagonist of the pattern that has covered many of Ikea’s most beloved objects, giving it a completely new look; the name of the collection is, in fact, “FÖRNYAD” which means “renewed“.
The collection includes furnishings with a practical and fun style including: sofa with rainbows and flowers, a carpet in the shape of a Darcel, as well as puppets or kitchen utensils, up to the iconic IKEA Frakta bag, which for the occasion adopts eccentric colors and designs.
The launch is scheduled for this month, and we’re looking forward to it!