IKEA Marks 75th Anniversary with its Vintage Collection

2020-09-24T14:02:31-04:00September 18th, 2018|The Insider|

When Ikea opened its first retail store in Älmhult, Sweden, in 1958, it launched with stellar items like the Ganget armchair, a circular wicker seat, and a spindly floor lamp with elongated cotton lampshades. At the time, Ikea’s founder, Ingvar Kamprad, was trying to design “modern” furniture that evoked an optimistic future. Now those once futuristic designs are available again, [...]