Creative Minds

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

This weeks newsletter celebrates IKEA’s 75 years anniversary with a feature from the Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden. Catering to a range of working styles and ideating – each room is given its own stylistic expression and mood with a variety of colors, furnishings and layouts. IKEA furniture is used throughout, sometimes changed with paintwork or re-imagined.

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden
IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

The main workspace which features pale grey walls to complement the original wooden flooring – is finished by a range of workstations, from high stools and desks to low level soft seats facing big tables.

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden
IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden
IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

The conference room is completely pink. Hidden behind the curtains are cork boards for pinning presentations and inspiration – painted in pink.

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

A moody environment for the editing room with grey walls paired with gold-toned carpet.

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

The completely blue library features a sofa upholstered in IKEA blankets.

IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden
IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden
IKEA's Creative Hub in Malmö, Sweden

The kitchen and dining area with white tiles lining the walls and contrasting black chairs and draping pendant lighting.

Designed by Nanna Lagerman
Photography by Marcus Lawett

 

To celebrate the 75 year anniversary, IKEA has gathered favorites from the past for a special collection of products – my picks from the GRATULERA collection below!

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ikea MORGONDOFT

Coffee Mug
Designer IKEA of Sweden
$3.99

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IKEA PS 1995

Clock
Designer Thomas Eriksson
$12.99

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IKEA PS VÅLLÖ

Watering Can
Designer Monika Mulder
$1.49

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IKEA PS 1995

Storage Bench
Designer Thomas Sandell
$149.00

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ikea BJURÅN

Chair
Designer IKEA of Sweden
$99.00

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ikea VÄRLDSBRA

Shopping Bag
Designer IKEA of Sweden
$1.49