27 Fun and Interesting Facts about IKEA You Didn’t Know

IKEA Store

The Swedish multinational group has become the trademark for the ready-to-assemble industry and an irreplaceable leader in the business worldwide. There aren’t many brands and especially flat pack furniture companies in the world, that managed to revolutionize a niche the way IKEA furniture assembly has. The company is famous not only with its history, the grand scale of production and distribution, innovative marketing, but also with its commitment to satisfy its customers’ needs аnd allure them back into its enormous stores. That’s why we have gathered some of the most peculiar facts you could find out there:

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Flat-Pack Furniture

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Flat-Pack Furniture

The popularity of buying self-assembling furniture has grown massively since its invention over 50 years ago. These days a large majority of people’s homes and offices have been furnished with some of these purchases. If you haven’t yet succumbed to the innovative style of the flat-pack then consider some of these advantages and disadvantages before you take the plunge.

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Flat Pack Furniture – Explained!

flat pack table and chair

What is Flat Pack Furniture?

Flat packs, also known as ready-to-assemble furniture, known-down furniture, or self-assembly furniture are incredibly popular and prefered furniture because of their affordability.

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Choose the Right Furniture Proportion for Your Home

round dining table under a hanging chandelier
It is an easy thing to fall in love with a certain sofa or a wardrobe, spend your money right away and take the item home. But do you ever stop and think if it will fit through the door? Do you ever take into account the sizes of said furniture? This is a problem many people ignore until it is too late and they are in front of their house with a sofa too big to get through the door.

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How to Efficiently Sell Used Furniture Online

Used antique sofa in perfect condition for sale
In this day and age, most of the things we do are done online. We talk to our friends online, we read the news, watch funny videos, read books, and most of all we buy and sell online. In the past, we used to throw things away when we no longer needed them or trade them for something else.

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Tips for Choosing The Right Furniture for Your Home

different pieces of furniture to choose from
It is well-known that buying furniture is quite the struggle. Everyone has gone through this task, with all the confusion and hesitation that come with it. Even the professionals at Flat Pack Mates have had their moments of frustration. Hopefully, this guide will make this process easier for you.

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IKEA UK Helps the Environment with a Series of Solar-Powered Products

Garden solar lamps from IKEA

Back in 2011, IKEA released a new series of solar-powered lamps and outdoor lights. The solar lights are divided into three categories: garden outdoor lighting, desk lamps, and floor lamps. They can be used on patios, gardens, and inside the house.

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The Flat-pack Giant IKEA Has a Museum in Its Hometown

Ikea's signature blue and yellow logo
IKEA lovers from all over the world have made the IKEA Museum in Älmhult their go-to tourist destination in their travels across Sweden. Tourists and people on vacation take their time to see the museum that harbours all of IKEA’s history in one place. The museum opened its doors on June 30th, 2016.

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Why women love dressing tables so much?

a dressing table
Have you ever felt that you do not use all your furniture?
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Flat Pack Shelters: The Latest Innovation in Houses for Refugees

flat pack shelters in a refugee camp

Millions of people are living in disaster relief areas, refugee camps or under poor conditions. Such temporary homes have been used for years but they have not seen much change or improvement over the years. Mostly tents or other non-durable shelters are used. But for a few years now a couple of organisations have been working on an innovative shelter design that will give people a much safer temporary home.

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