Decluttering with IKEA
April 4, 2011 3:09 AM Subscribe
posted by harriet vane (167 comments total)
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"It is no mean achievement that IKEA has continued to embody in the public mind the modernist ideals of simplicity and minimalism yet all the while its total product range has been growing – to the point where, by 2010, it comprised some 12,000 items." Decluttering with IKEA
asks: What are we looking for as we wander through IKEA?
With reference to former IKEA director Johan Stenebo’s tell-all book
about the international store, Alan Penn’s lecture on urban architecture Who Enjoys Shopping with IKEA? [no transcript, skip to 24:20 for the Ikea-specific section]
, and the ad with the cats [previously]
, Richard Johnston ponders why so many people tolerate the pilgrimage through the labyrinth [previously]
of an IKEA store.